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Kercoat® 500 protective coating for glass containers

Discover the Product range Returnable coatings.
Product overview

Kercoat® glass coating is a proprietary wax emulsion concentrate for high performance returnable coating of glass containers. The wax emulsion is used to apply a lubricating protective coating on glass containers. Bottles treated with Kercoat® glass coating will have long lasting protection, scratch resistance, and less scuffing during filling and transportation.

Geographic availability
  • Worldwide
Chemical name : Protective agent
Common name : Protective agent


  • Longer shelf appeal over the life of the bottle

  • Maintains mechanical properties (strength, burst pressure)

  • Minimizes spots due to over-coating

  • Extends the lifetime of returnable glass bottles

  • Reduces noise during production

  • Enhances filling plant efficiency

  • Reduces online glass breakage

  • Delays the appearance of scuffing

Kercoat® System

The Kercoat® system is installed directly at the washer outlet, where the bottle are released from the washer. Special designed application nozzles apply the coating to ensure no coating is entering the bottle. This system developed to optimize Kercoat® coating application is applied early on the line to protect bottles as soon as scratches can be generated. As every washer outlet is different from one to the other, Kercoat® system us fully optimized in terms of equipment to match washer design. This unique and exclusive technology, The PulsaJet® nozzle, developed by Spraying Systems Co. has led to a more powerful application system that answers customers’ needs to improve their bottle fleet.


Kercoat® Premium System

Our Kercoat® Premium System is an integrated equipment for your filling line. To use our system, Arkema provides:

  • a post washer coater

  • a base cabinet 

  • a water treatment station (optional)