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Moisture Vapor Barrier

Imerys provides ready-to-use, water-based coating solutions that impart functional barrier against ingress of moisture vapor for fibre-based packaging.

Application Areas

End application area of our moisture vapour barrier coatings include:


Fast food

Frozen food & chilled food

Dry food

Consumer goods

Reel & Ream Wrap


It is possible to reduce Moisture Vapor Transmission Rate to 10 to 40 g/m²/day in jungle conditions (38°C & 90% humidity) at coatweights similar to polyethylene extruded film. Coatings are formulated to provide the optimal performance as demanded by a given application. These coatings allow for a cost-effective alternative to traditional PE lamination.


Glueable with both hot melt and cold set adhesives

Can combine properties of release & grease barrier as required

Heat sealable if required

FDA/BfR compliant for food contact


Can be adapted for varied grades of fibre-based substrates – carton, corrugated or flexible paper

Can be applied using conventional coating techniques (Blade, rod, size press), or flexo & rotogravure

Easy to handle & safe to apply

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