New heavyweight compounds from Clariant Specialty Compounding, Millington, Md., are alternatives to metal in applications where weight and other metal-like characteristics are desired.

New heavyweight compounds from Clariant Specialty Compounding, Millington, Md., are alternatives to metal in applications where weight and other metal-like characteristics are desired. Clariant incorporates fillers like tungsten, barium sulfate, and bismuth in a range of thermoplastics including nylon 6 and 66, PP, ABS, PBT, PPS, PEEK, and TPU. Density can go as high as 11 g/cc, similar to lead. Depending on the filler and its loading, custom colors can be formulated. Uses include lead replacement in medical products such as radiation shielding, sporting goods like fishing tackle and golf clubs, and cosmetic and personal-care packaging. Tel: (410) 928-3083 . www. clariant.masterbatches.com

Clariant Specialty Compounding
3011 Millington Rd Millington, MD 21651
Phone (410) 928-3083 Fax (410) 928-5412