For a number of years, Stoelzle Glass has been within the sturdiness of decorations as a lot as that of glass packaging. A priority that led in 2018 to the launch of “Quali Glass Coat 2.0”, a glue-free and solvent-free powder coating.
An ink made out of previous tyres
The group’s growth groups have been working with exterior consultants on new eco-friendly inks. Consequently, the group has launched an environmentally-friendly black printing ink made out of end-of-life tyres. Developed from rubber waste, completely for Stoelzle, in partnership with a service supplier who provides the carbon powder 100% made out of end-of-life tyres, the ink supplies a deep black silk-screen impact. Based on Stoelzle, the bottles embellished with this ink are unlikely to be distinguished from these embellished with conventional black inks. “The recycled ink saves carbon and contributes to scale back rubber waste on the similar time,” explains the glassmaker.
The recycled ink decor is out there in darkish black color in addition to in shades of gray and is out there in all three ornament websites of the Stoelzle Group, in France, Poland and the UK.
Often, embossing is finished instantly by way of the mould through the manufacturing of the bottles. Stoelzle has developed a chilly finish embossing answer, which could be utilized to the bottles like a label and stays invisible. “The key of this excellent ornament method is the right chopping of the embossed options,” says the corporate.
The embossing could be performed on flint bottles in addition to on already coated ones. There’s virtually no limitation when it comes to colors: gold, silver, multicolour, gradient, no matter fits greatest. As well as, embossed bottles can nonetheless be recycled.
Subsequent technology of screen-printing
So far as screen-printing methods are involved, the Stoelzle ornament groups have set themselves the aim to additional develop them to be able to permit utmost advantageous, distinctive, detailed, and virtually photo-realistic artworks.
The screen-printing continues to be primarily based on traditional inks, however on a a lot larger stage of high quality and broad selection of colors.
This newest version of the Luxe Pack Monaco commerce present additionally supplied a possibility to evaluate applied sciences that had been introduced beforehand.
For example, the Quali Glass coat 2.0 method, Stoelzle’s particular powder coating course of, has gained the “coup de coeur“ on the Formes de Luxe Awards for being each ecofriendly and interesting. The progressive, eco-friendly powder coating is totally solvent free and helps save as much as 77% of CO2 emissions in comparison with commonplace lacquering and was used for adorning the Fragrance Gun assortment of dwelling fragrances by Parfums Frédéric Malle (The Estée Lauder Compagnies).
Utilized to amber bottles, generally used within the pharmaceutical trade, the 40-micron powder coating provides a superbly easy floor with a fantastic high-end matt end.
Stoelzle Glass additionally supplies one other sort of powder-based ornament named Tigital. The brand new know-how permits to attain photo-realistic artworks while saving 85% of C02 emission in comparison with traditional display screen printing. Based on this system fits properly for very small heaps and permits a excessive stage of flexibility.