TAPE RELEASE AGENT SOLUTIONS

HITAC REINVENTED 70 YEAR OLD TAPE RELEASE AGENT TECHNOLOGY

FIRST TO INNOVATE AND NEVER IMITATE™

ALL PRODUCTS ARE LIQUID RELEASE AGENTS OFFERING SIGNIFICANT PROCESSING IMPROVEMENT OVER THE PVODC

REINVENTION, INNOVATION, & SUSTAINABILITY:
THE HITAC STORY

HITAC invented and is the first company in the world to commercialize pre-dissolved high solids release agent solutions for tapes. Our release agents are WATER BASED AND SOLVENT BASED designed FOR PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPES, and LABELS application.

HITAC is proud to have earned a trusted partnership with many of the world’s largest PSA tape manufacturers in the last twenty years.

HITAC ADHESIVES AND COATINGS

We offer four unique, non-silicone, high solids, pre-dissolved in solution release agents for convenient and easy processing for the tape manufacturers.

HITAC RA-13W

Water based for film tapes

HITAC RA-15W

Water based for film tapes with enhanced release

HITAC RA-42W

Water based for paper-backed tapes

HITAC RA-21S

High total solids solution pre-dissolved in recoverable solvent. RA-21S is soluble in toluene at any concentration. Its thermally stable property offers significant processing improvements over PVODC release agent
RELEASE AGENT PRODUCTS ENGINEERED FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE FULLY DISSOLVED IN HOMOGENEOUS SOLUTION DURING TRANSPORT, STORAGE, AND COATING PROCESS

HITAC RA - 13W

US PATENT NO. 6,613,859 B2

  • Water based release agent
  • General purpose release coating for film tapes
  • Based on a modified polyurethane with easier processing properties than PVODC
  • No heating required during transportation and storage
  • RA-13W solution is stable, free of precipitation and gelation
  • Effective release in a variety of pressure sensitive tapes where the adhesive is based on SIS block copolymers, SBR, natural rubber, and solvent acrylic
  • Effective release in OPP packaging tapes, polyethylene-backed diaper fastening tapes, vinyl and filament tape construction
  • Delivered at 29% Total Solids

HITAC RA-15W

US PATENT NO. 6,632,537 B2

  • Water based release agent solution
  • Enhanced Release Properties
  • No heating required during transportation and storage
  • RA-15W solution is stable, free of precipitation and gelation
  • Yields easy to moderate unwind in premium packaging tapes, filament tapes and the like
  • Effective release in a variety of pressure sensitive tapes where the adhesive is based on SIS block copolymers, SBR, natural rubber, and solvent acrylic
  • Effective release in OPP packaging tapes, polyethylene-backed diaper fastening tapes, vinyl and filament tape construction
  • Delivered at 28% Total Solids

HITAC RA-42W

US PATENT NO. 6,641,922 B2

  • Water based release agent designed for paper-backed tapes with high total solids
  • Based on polyurethane/acrylic dispersion
  • Effective release in a variety of pressure sensitive tapes where the adhesive is based on SIS block copolymers, SBR, natural rubber, and solvent acrylic
  • Delivered at 53% Total Solids

HITAC WATERBASED RELEASE AGENTS
RA-13W, RA-15W, AND RA-42W

Canadian Patent No. 2446495 and European Patent No.EP1397245

HITAC RA-21S

PATENT PENDING

  • Release agent pre-dissolved in recoverable solvent
  • No heating is required to maintain the release agent in solution on transfer, storage and coating
  • Stable solution during transportation, storage, and coating even below freezing temperature
  • Prevent clogging the gravure rolls during coating application which decreases production downtime and waste
  • Easily integrates into most existing release coater production lines
  • Designed to release on most common types of adhesives, such as SIS, SIS/SB, SBR, natural rubber and acrylic based adhesives
  • Effective release for most backing materials such as polypropylene, polyethylene, polyester, PVC and paper
  • Delivered at 39% Total Solids
INNOVATION THROUGH COLLABORATION