Waterborne emulsion lacquers that add protection and texture

Waterborne emulsion lacquers that add protection and texture

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Stahl’s waterborne emulsion lacquers enables manufacturers to enhance leather by adding protective or textured top coatings and are perfect for a range of applications across the apparel, accessories and interior design industries. They can be used on full grain leather, corrected grain leather and skins. Our portfolio includes products from the Corial® and Melio® ranges, and five main product types: nitrocellulose (NC) clear lacquers, NC black lacquers, cellulose acetate butyrate (CAB) clear lacquers, CAB white lacquers, and a beauty maker.

Main features
NC Clear Lacquers
AL-13-749 NC Low-VOC - Good dry and wet properties - Easy ironing - Good for tipping.
Corial®  EM Finish G NC General use for S&LG and Garment leathers - Good properties
Corial®  EM Finish KN NC High gloss and high wetrub resistance - Good resistance to plating at high temperature.
Corial®  EM Finish M NC Dull lacquer emulsion - Soft handle and good fastness.
LW-61-286 NC Good wet fastness - Good ironing properties.
EX-LW-64-344 NC Good ironing properties - Glazed look - Ideal for hand tipping effect.
EX-LW-64-370 NC Waxy natural feel.
LW-64-490 NC Natural light finish.
LW-65-341 NC Good wet fastness.
Melio® EW-346 NC NC-emulsion lacquer for universal use - No remaining smell.
Melio® EW-348.C NC NC-emulsion lacquer - Multiple use.
Melio® EW-365.A NC Intermediate NC lacquer for Furniture upholstery.
Melio® EW-D-330 NC NC-emulsion lacquer - Used in combination with glossy lacquers.
NC Black Lacquers
Corial® EM Finish Black NC Black NC lacquer - Natural look and soft hand feel.
EX-LW-64-356 NC Black NC lacquer - Natural feel.
Melio® EW-314.B NC Black NC lacquer, universal use - Suitable also for brush-off lacquers.
CAB Clear Lacquers
LW-64-511 CAB For pastel shades.
LW-64-941 CAB For leather goods.
Melio® EW-629.C CAB CAB-emulsion lacquer - Crosslinkable.
CAB White Lacquers
LW-65-343 CAB White CAB lacquer - Non yellowing - Good coverage.
Beauty Maker
BM-378-AL NC Waxy and soft natural feel - Low-VOC.

Learn more about our waterborne emulsion lacquers and their properties by downloading the catalog.

Resistant, glossy NC clear lacquers

Stahl’s NC clear lacquers offer a range of high-performance properties, including wet-fastness, gloss, and easy ironing. In addition, Corial® EM Finish KN offers good plating resistance under heat, while EX-LW-64-344 is perfect for adding a hand-tipping effect. Melio® EW-384.C can be used multiple times, while Melio® EW-D-330 is designed for use alongside glossy lacquers.

Natural-effect NC black lacquers

Stahl offers three NC black lacquers which offer natural looks and textures. They are suitable for full grain leather, corrected grain leather and skins and include Corial®, Melio®, and EX-LW products. In particular, Melio® EW-314.B can also be used for brush-off lacquers.

Versatile CAB lacquers

Stahl offers a range of CAB clear lacquers in glosses ranging from dull to high. LW-64-511 is particularly suitable for pastels, while LW-64-941 is ideal for leather goods and Melio® EW-629.C is crosslinkable. Our CAB white lacquer LW-65-343 is a hard lacquer with a medium gloss, for use in top coats on a range of leather types, especially for garment applications. It is non-yellowing and offers good coverage.

A soft, sustainable beauty maker

Stahl’s waterborne emulsion lacquer beauty maker is a medium-soft, medium-gloss NC lacquer for top coats on a range of leathers, offering a waxy, soft, and natural feel with low-VOC content.

All of our waterborne emulsion lacquers are part of our Stahl Neo® portfolio, which means that they comply with the ZDHC MRSL.

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Waterborne emulsion lacquers that add protection and texture
Joachim Henkmann
Global Marketing - Business Unit Leather Chemicals