Amcor, a global packaging provider, is introducing ACT2100TM heat seal coating for medical grade DuPontTM Tyvek®1 and paper packaging applications. This next generation coating technology delivers enhanced performance features for healthcare applications and will be produced in multiple locations worldwide to offer customers the flexibility to receive supply from the most suitable location for the manufacturing and packaging of their devices.
“We are thrilled to introduce ACT2100 after two years of research and development,” said Amcor Healthcare Packaging Rollstock Product Manager Ryan Brunk. “Our engineers have made great strides to respond to the evolving requests of our healthcare customers with ACT2100. We’re particularly pleased to manufacture this product in multiple sites across the globe creating a simpler supply chain and supporting our customers with stronger business continuity options.”
ACT2100 offers a broader seal range in combination with many materials, which allows for a wider operating window in customers’ manufacturing operations, as well as enhanced seal strength for more robust package integrity through distribution.
Speedier ethylene oxide sterilization cycles are made possible by the material’s improved porosity, a fibre-free peel, and a bright, white adhesive that does not yellow. In addition, documentation and data will be available to support healthcare packaging regulatory requirements in all regulated markets.
All Amcor paper and Tyvek adhesive products are available with a wide range of companion materials. ACT2100 heat seal adhesive will be added to Amcor’s existing portfolio of well-known, high-performance Tyvek adhesives including CR27® and SBP2000® heat seal coatings. This allows customers to choose to leverage historic validations with legacy products or use ACT2100 for newer requirements.
This innovation builds on Amcor’s reputation for high-quality, reliable performance heat sealing adhesives for medical grade papers and Tyvek material, including Amcor’s CR27 adhesive, which has been an industry standard and highly trusted for nearly four decades. ACT2100 has been developed leveraging the best of CR27 with improvements that are aligned with our customer’s continuously evolving requirements.