WEB EXCLUSIVE BASF Coating & Plastic Chemicals in Germany (U.S. office in Florham Park, N.J.) has developed a new brilliant orange pigment that has been granted Color Index designation Pigment Orange 82. Sicopal Orange K 2430 for plastics is an inorganic bismuth vanadate pigment that contains no lead or chromate. It expands the inorganic color space, has high hiding power, and resists, heat, chemicals, and weathering. It can be used in nylons, polyolefins, and thermosets. (800) BC-RESIN * www.plasticsportal.com/usa
Editor PickLanxess Acquisition of Chemtura, a Done Deal
The Chemtura/Great Lakes flame retardants business segment significantly strengthens the company’s competitive position.