Celanese material scientists have developed various traceability technologies to help customers avoid significant losses due to missed business opportunities, image-loss of brand, unwarranted claims for damages and patent infringement.
Polyfil's new CFA masterbatch used Vistamaxx propylene-based elastomer as a carrier which is said to deliver several processing and end-use advantages for foamed PP and thermoformed products.
Processing and performance advantages are claimed for two new exothermic foaming agents for ABS and PVC.
New generation mixed-metal activators for foamed PVC reduce organic emissions and fogging effects.
Integrated at the filament level with high-modulus fibers of carbon, glass, basalt or aramid is the new Innegra H line of PP yarns.
These tones reportedly provide a "visual tactility", encouraging the consumer to reach out and touch.
Riverdale Global to provide U.S. and overseas plastics processors with local supply of liquid colors.
Two processing aids for use in nylon and EVOH barrier layers in extruded packaging will be introduced this month at the K 2013 show by Germany’s Lehmann & Voss & Co. (U.S. office in Pawcatuck, Conn.).
Perstorp of Sweden (U.S. office in Toledo, Ohio) will launch at the K 2013 show this month a general-purpose, non-phthalate polyester plasticizer called Pevalen.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Invista has expanded its range of Polyshield modified-PET barrier resins with a new masterbatch version aimed particularly at barrier PET beer bottles.