What is an Acrylic Polymer Emulsion?

When working with water based acrylic polymers, you will surely come across acrylic polymer emulsions. To better understand what exactly an acrylic polymer emulsion actually is, we should first look at what emulsions are. The word “emulsion” is derived from the Latin word meaning “to milk”, as milk is technically and an emulsion of fat [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|Acrylic paint, blog, Inks|0 Comments

Getting Acquainted with Acrylic Paints

In 1934 the first usable acrylic resin dispersion was created by the German chemical company BASF, patented by Rohm and Haas. By the 1940s the first synthetic paint was used, combining some of the properties of oil and watercolor paints to create one of the first water based acrylic polymers. Sometime between 1946 and 1949, [...]

By | May 16th, 2017|Acrylic paint, American History, blog, history, Inks|0 Comments

What makes our polymers for screen printing inks so special?

There are many products in our daily lives that each requires a specific chemical make-up in order to function properly. Take printing inks for example. Here at Gellner Industrial, we are proud to offer versatile polymers for screen printing inks with unique capabilities. And each ability is a direct result of their chemical make-up. Here are [...]

By | April 4th, 2017|blog, Inks, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Benefits of Water-Based Acrylic Industrial Polymers

High performance resins and chemicals developed with water-based acrylic industrial polymers offer many improvements over solvent based products. Water-based acrylic industrial polymers are environmentally friendly and easy to work with. Used to produce premium-quality acrylic resins and chemicals, our polymers are widely used in many industrial applications including industrial coatings, printing inks, and high-gloss varnishes. [...]

By | March 15th, 2016|Industrial Coatings, Inks|0 Comments

The Wonders of WONDERWET IV – Zero VOCs, 100% Quality

The summer season means a lot of things to a lot of people and industries: warmer weather, barbeques, outdoor events, and for a variety of industries, outdoor painting projects. With the longer days and higher temperatures, most facilities choose the summer months to tackle their painting, which means paint manufacturers, suppliers, and contractors are busier than [...]

By | June 3rd, 2015|Gravure, history, Inks|0 Comments

Understanding The Unique Advantages And Challenges Of Water-Based Inks

At Gellner Industrial, our team of experts can promote the benefits of water-based inks indefinitely. But it’s not just because we've been making the acrylics that produce them for over a quarter of a century. It’s also not because our products have served countless ink-manufacturing clients over the years. It’s because the advantages of water-based [...]

By | February 4th, 2015|Inks|0 Comments