Containers and Closures Market

Red Spot Market

Red Spot has long supplied UV curable coatings to meet the specific needs for the Containers and Closures market. These coatings must add aesthetic and functional value to the container as well as meet ever changing processing and environmental requirements on a variety of substrates including but not limited to:

  • Polypropylene
  • Nylon
  • ABS
  • Anodized Aluminum
  • Glass
  • Vacuum Metallized Aluminum
  • PET

Performance Requirements

Red Spots coatings for this market encompass everything from clear coats, pigmented and effect coatings, matte coatings, as well as base coats and topcoats for vacuum metallizing applications. Performance requirements vary, but typical testing includes:

  • Adhesion
  • Pocketbook tumble test /Real life abrasion simulation
  • Perfume/Product resistance
  • 24 hour humidity
  • Taber Abrasion
  • Solvent Resistance
  • Low VOC requirements

Our coatings are used on anything from mascara tubes and compacts to perfume bottles and metalized caps. Most formulations can be adjusted to specific gloss or color targets.

For a complete list of our coatings for this market, please click here to view our product portfolio or click here to submit a project request.