INXShield™ Coating Preservation

Functional Coatings protected by BioCote®*

INXShield™ is a range of coatings with integrated BioCote® technology for coating preservation.

BioCote® technology inhibits the growth of odor, staining and material degradation causing microbes on the coating's surface. 


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Once integrated, BioCote® technology has been proven to ensure preservation efficacy and remain active in the treated surface for 25 years.

When you use INXShield Coatings, you can rest assured they will:

  • Provide high performance
  • Improved durability
  • Stay fresh and clean
  • Be easier to clean
  • Offer lasting protection
  • Ensure quality control

INXShield suits a wide range of coating applications

INXShield high-performance, functional coatings are designed to meet the decorative and functional coating demands of packaging applications.

Coating TypeDescriptionApplication
INXShield GS
Slip Coating
Premium solvent-based gravure overprint varnish formulated for use when lower COF or additional resistance is needed. It offers exceptional film adhesion and heat resistance properties with high scratch and scuff resistance.Shrinkable film labels including OPS, PETG and PVC
UVF Coating
UV Flexo coating formulated to provide a uniform layer with excellent gloss, slip and general resistance properties. It is suitable for application over dry waterbased and UV cured inks.Papers and paperboard substrates including folding cartons


biocote protectedBioCote® technology, an accredited quality control system and ongoing testing of every product and material protected with BioCote ensures the highest levels of antimicrobial performance time and time again. This is why the BioCote® brand is recognized as a guarantee of antimicrobial quality.


*BioCote® technology is built into products to inhibit the growth of microorganisms that may affect INX International Ink Co. products. The antimicrobial properties do not protect users or others against bacteria, viruses, germs, or other disease organisms. This technology is not a substitute for good cleaning practices.


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