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Industrial Starches

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We are the industry leader in industrial starches. Our corn-derived starches and adhesives provide superior functionality and support across paper, packaging, and building applications.

ANCHOR® LR Acid Modified Corn Starch

ANCHOR® LR Acid Modified Corn Starch improves efficiency in corrugated cardboard production and initial tack in paper products. It can be used in a variety of paper applications including size press and calendar size.

 

ANCHOR® LR Acid Modified Corn Starch is a dent acid-modified corn starch with several uses. It can be used to alter the warp sizing of fine cellulosic yarns and can be used to meet sizing requirements in synthetic fiber blend yarns.

 

ANCHOR® LR Acid Modified Corn Starch is available in:

 

1 Region

  • North America

 

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ANCHOR® LR Acid Modified Corn Starch can improve warp and synthetic yarn sizing.

 

Building Materials

ANCHOR® LR Acid Modified Corn Starch can improve the quality of your industrial-bastextile applications.

 

Paper

ANCHOR® LR Acid Modified Corn Starch improves efficiency in corrugated cardboard production and initial tack in paper products. It can be used in a variety of paper applications including size press and calendar size.

 

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CLEER-COTE™ Surface Treatment Starch

CLEER-COTE™ Surface Treatment Starch is a waxy starch used in paper manufacturing in both size press and coating formulations that provides excellent film forming, water holding, machine cleanliness and runnability.

 

CLEER-COTE™ Surface Treatment Starch is available in:

 

1 Region

  • North America

 

General Information

CLEER-COTE™ Surface Treatment Starch improves the water holding and runnability in applications.

 

Paper

CLEER-COTE™ Surface Treatment Starch is ideal for use in paper products.

 

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ECLIPSE® Functional Industrial Starch

ECLIPSE® Functional Industrial Starch is an acid-modified corn starch. Its properties allow for several uses, including in the warp sizing of fine cellulosic yarns and in sizing synthetic fiber blend yarns.

 

ECLIPSE® Functional Industrial Starch can also be used in corrugated board production and applications to optimise corrugator efficiencies and initial tack.

 

ECLIPSE® Functional Industrial Starch is available in:

 

1 Region

  • North America

 

General information

ECLIPSE® Functional Starch forms medium-to-low viscosity cooked starch pastes at normal usage levels of 10-18%

 

Building Materials

ECLIPSE® Functional Industrial Starch can improve the sizing in synthetic fiber blends.

 

Industrial

ECLIPSE® Functional Industrial Starch can improve the sizing in synthetic fiber blends.

 

Paper

Use ECLIPSE® Functional Industrial Starch in lamination, tube winding, bag making and carton sealing adhesive applications.

 

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ETHYLEX® Surface Treatment Starch

The ETHYLEX® Surface Treatment Starch family offers a complete range of ethylated starches for surface sizing and coating applications. These starches provide system cleanliness, viscosity stability, adhesive strength, pigment binding, and excellent water retention. Hydroxyethyl substitution significantly alters the functional properties of the starch, and the various degrees of thinning provide near tailor-made solutions for size press or coating applications.

 

ETHYLEX® Surface Treatment Starch is available in:

 

1 Region

  • North America

 

General Information

Precisely manufactured, with varying degrees of molecular weight modification, ETHYLEX® Surface Treatment Starch provides optimum viscosity for substrate penetration and film-forming for size press applications.

 

Industrial

Use ETHYLEX®  Surface Treatment Starch in bag-making formulations.

 

Paper

ETHYLEX® Surface Treatment Starch can be used at the size press and calendar stack, for both clear and pigmented surface sizing. It can also be used in coating applications as a binder, capable of replacing latex in many formulations. Its wide range of viscosities allows you to create tailor-made and cost-saving solutions.

 

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Instant Coating Binder

Instant Coating Binder starches are a series of modified starches that are water-soluble binders designed for excellent compatibility with latex, fillers, and a variety of other coating and binding additives. Instant Coating Binder starches are soluble in cold water and require no cooking. They enable lower viscosity in colour coating preparations, without reducing stability, viscosity or runnability in your formulations.

Instant Coating Binder starches can be used in pelletising, herbicides and ceramics formulations.

 

ICB (Instant Coating Binder) is available in:

 

1 Region

  • North America

 

General Information

ICB is ideal for use in a variety of industrial and paper formulations.

 

Industrial

Instant Coating Binder starches offer excellent compatibility with latex, fillers, and a variety of other coating and binding additives, ideal for use in pelletising, herbicides and ceramics formulations.

 

Paper

ICB can improve the quality and finish of paper coating, improving binding quality across your paper product range.

 

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INTERBOND™ Wet End Starch

INTERBOND™ Wet End Starch is a dent-based cationic starch that performs extremely well in terms of strength, retention, and drainage in a variety of paper stock systems (acid to alkaline). It is widely used as a wet end additive to increase strength and retention.

 

INTERBOND™ Wet End Starch is available in:

 

1 Region

  • North America

 

General information

INTERBOND™ Wet End Starch can improve drainage and quality across a variety of paper applications.

 

Paper

INTERBOND™ Wet End Starch can be used in applications ranging from lightweight coated raw stock, to heavyweight bleached paperboard, to tissues and towels.

 

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Pearl Dent Unmodified Starch

Pearl is a dent unmodified starch, ideal for use in paper of all grades. It can be used to improve strength or retention, in addition to improving drainage and surface properties across your paper product portfolio.

 

Pearl Dent Unmodified Starch is available in:

 

1 Region

  • North America

 

General Information

Pearl starch can be used in wet end and size press applications.

 

Paper

Improve the bind, ink holdout and corrugating in paper applications, from coated paper, to tissues and towels.

 

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STADEX® Dextrin Adhesives

STADEX® Dextrin adhesives are a group of starch-based products used in a large number of industrial applications.

 

STADEX® Dextrin partially hydrolyzed starch adhesives are prepared by heating or dry-roasting starch in the presence of an acid catalyst. The dextrin exhibits a thinner-cooked paste viscosity, increased cold-water solubility, and colour change from off-white to yellow.

 

STADEX® Dextrin adhesives are useful in a large number of products that require a liquid or dry binder.

 

STADEX® Dextrin adhesives range from lightly thinned to very highly hydrolysed, offering a wide range of cold water solubility and functionality. The highly hydrolysed dextrins permit the make-up of quick drying, high solids pastes that are extremely tacky.

 

STADEX® Dextrin is available in:

 

1 Region

  • North America

 

General Information

STADEX® Dextrins act as a binder and film former across your application range. This starch increases water solubility and viscosity stability in formulations, helping produce pastes that are less viscose.

 

Adhesives

STADEX® Dextrins can be used in lamination, tube winding and remoistenable adhesive formulations.

 

Building Materials

Use our STADEX® Dextrin variants in building materials and wallpaper paste formulations.

 

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STA-LOK® Cationic Corn Starch

STA-LOK® Cationic Corn Starch is a waxy and dent-based cationic and amphoteric starch family that performs extremely well in terms of strength, retention and drainage in a variety of paper stock systems (acid to alkaline).

 

STA-LOK® Cationic Corn Starch is available in:

 

1 Region

  • North America

 

General Information

The STA-LOK® Cationic Corn Starch family can reduce your system’s sensitivity to changes in pH and zeta potential (charge balance).

 

Paper

STA-LOK® Cationic starches can be used in a variety of paper applications, including lightweight-coating raw stock, heavyweight bleached paperboard and in tissues and towels.

 

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STARAMIC™ Modified Corn Starch

STARAMIC™ Modified Corn Starch are modified corn starches pregelatinised to be soluble in cold water. They are easily dispersible, highly substituted, nonionic water-soluble polymers designed for use at lower solid levels in wall treatments, adhesives, tile mortar, tile grout, and oil-drilling mud, among other applications. The polymer is modified to give enhanced water-holding capacity and provides resistance to shear breakdown.

 

STARAMIC™ Modified Corn Starch is available in:

 

1 Region

  • North America

 

General Information

STARAMIC™ Modified Corn Starch can be used as binders and thickeners in products such as joint cements, interior wall coatings, craft paints, ceramics, and also general adhesives.

 

Adhesives

Use STARAMIC™ Modified Corn Starch to improve strength across your adhesive product range.

 

Industrial

Modified Corn Starch improves the consistency of paints and building material coatings.

 

Building Materials

STARAMIC™ Modified Corn Starch water-soluble polymers are ideal for use in building products, such as joint cements and interior wall coatings.

 

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STARPOL® Starch Polymers

STARPOL® Starch Polymers are water-soluble polymers, ideal for use in a range of building products and adhesives. They are easily dispersible, highly substituted, nonionic water-soluble polymers designed for use at lower solid levels in wall treatments, adhesives, tile mortar, tile grout, and oil-drilling mud, among other applications. The polymer is modified to give enhanced water-holding capacity and provides resistance to shear breakdown.

 

STARPOL® Starch Polymers are available in:

 

1 Region

  • North America

 

General Information

STARPOL® Starch Polymers can improve the binding and thickening consistency of formulations.

 

Adhesives

STARPOL® Starch Polymers offer water holding capacity, improving control across your adhesive product range.

 

Industrial

STARPOL® Starch Polymers can be used in drilling or mining based products. Their low solid levels and resistance to shear breakdown make them ideal for use in industrial strength herbicides and pesticides.

 

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STASIZE™ Modified Starch

STASIZE™ Modified Starch is anacid-modified corn starch used in warp-sizing of coarse-to-medium count spun yarns composed of cellulosic/synthetic fibre blends, or in all cellulosic fibre. STASIZE™ Modified Starch cooks out more readily than underivatised starches.

 

STASIZE™ Modified Starch is available in:

 

1 Region

  • North America

 

General Information

STASIZE™ Modified Starch is non-congealing at normal sizing concentrations and is easily formulated with typical size additives.

 

Building Materials

Use STASIZE™ Modified Starch in your textile and ceramic products.

 

Paper

STASIZE™ Modified Starch is a premium-quality hydrophobic starch product, designed to impart grease and oil resistance to paper while providing surface strength, smoothness, printability and porosity control.

 

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TAL-FILM™ Surface Treatment Starch

TAL-FILM™ Surface Treatment Starch is an oxidised starch that requires no mill modification and cooks up easily.

 

TAL-FILM™ Surface Treatment Starch is available in:

 

1 Region

  • North America

 

General Information

TAL-FILM™ Surface Treatment Starch provides optimum viscosity and film-forming for size press applications.

 

Paper

TAL-FILM™ Surface Treatment Starch is ideal for use in paper products.

 

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Wallboard Binder

Wallboard binder is a dual-purpose starch, acting as both a binding and adhesion agent. Its primary function is to form an adhesive bond between the paper liner and gypsum. It will gelatinize during the manufacturing process and migrate to the surface of the gypsum slurry, where it concentrates at the paper liner interface, creating an excellent bond between the two.

 

Wallboard binder is available in:

 

1 Region

  • North America

 

General Information

Wallboard binder improves the functionality and workability of building products.

 

Building Materials

Improve the quality of gypsum wallboard during building work.

 

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