Lacquer is a resin coating that acts as a layer protecting the can from any distressing variables such as corrosions and scratches. Lacquer can also act as the primer for external printing and varnish for beautifying purposes.
Benefits and Importance of Coatings
• Protective Coating on internal and external surfaces of metal packaging
• Decoration Coating such as glossing and varnishing
• Communication Coating for marketing and branding
Internal lacquer is used as a layer to prevent any adverse interactions between metal and the packages including discolouration, oxidization, corrosion, etc.
External Lacquer can be used as a protective layer from scratches and corrosion and decorative layer such as acting as primer in order to increase adhesion of decorative ink as well as enhance glossiness and brightness of Print colors.