A new line of highly-loaded color concentrates from Chicago-based Plastics Color Corp. (PCC) are designed to work in applications where liquid color is used. UltraBatch concentrates boast a much lower melting point than traditional concentrates, which creates a quicker set up, along with superior color distribution, faster cycle times and energy savings.
These colorants reportedly can be used with a variety of thermoplastics including PET, polyolefins and styrenics. “UltraBatch will be the perfect fit for the niche markets many of our customers are in. This highly-loaded concentrate provides a powerful explosion of color within a standard-sized pellet. We see loading levels ranging up to 80 percent,” says Sarah Skidmore, PCC’s additives product line and marketing manager.
Search for more of Plastics Color Corp.’s color cand additive concentrates in PT’s additives database.
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