A new anti-scratch additive for TPO auto interiors is based on organic-modified siloxane. Tegomer AntiScratch 100 from Evonik Goldschmidt Corp., Hopewell, Va., is said to provide permanent scratch resistance with no fogging or gloss change. It also acts as a permanent slip enhancer and is both non-migrating and odor-free. In talc-filled PP and TPOs, loadings up to 3% reportedly can boost impact resistance with minimal effect on stiffness. (804) 541-8658 • www.goldschmidt-pu.com
Evonik Goldschmidt Corp.
914 East Randolph Rd. P.O. Box 1299
Hopewell, VA 23860-1299
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