WEB EXCLUSIVE A new cellulose acetate grade with improved properties has been introduced by Rotuba Extruders, Linden, N.J.

WEB EXCLUSIVE A new cellulose acetate grade with improved properties has been introduced by Rotuba Extruders, Linden, N.J. Naturacell is a transparent material that is said to be stronger, more heat resistant, and easier to process than other bio-derived polymers like PLA and PHA, according to company president Adam Berg. Flexural modulus ranges between 150,000 and 300,000 psi and specific gravity is 1.29 g/cc. It can be run on existing equipment via injection molding, extrusion, or thermoforming. Pre-drying is required. Commercial applications include cosmetics packaging, jewelry, hair accessories, bathroom accessories, and cell-phone covers. Price is $2.50/lb tl. A scented version, called Auracell, is also available with similar properties. (908) 486-1000 * www.rotuba.com

Rotuba Extruders Inc
1401 Park Ave S Linden, NJ 07036
Phone (908) 486-1000 Fax (908) 486-0874