A new melt-strength enhancer in masterbatch form increases the pull force that can be applied to molten polylactic acid (PLA) by 300% to 500%. This makes possible higher throughputs in PLA extrusion and thermoforming while reducing scrap rates, says...
Processors can now establish their own in-house liquid-coloring program with new offering from Riverdale Color, Perth Amboy, N.J.
New VF-P05 antifog masterbatch from Polyvel, Inc., Hammonton, N.J., is said to be highly effective in refrigerated conditions, as well as in hot environments.
Ecocell GT from Polyfil Corp., Rockaway, N.J., is a new grade of the supplier’s Ecocell endothermic chemical foaming agent, in this case tailored for bioresin extrusion applications.
S&E Specialty Polymers LLC, Lunenberg, Mass., has recently expanded its family of concentrates.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich., has introduced Engage XLT, a new grade of polyolefin elastomer (POE) for PP-based TPOs.
New additives boost performance, processability, and appearance of biopolymer.
Denesting aid for thermoformed and injection molded packaging also helps with mold release and scratch reduction.
The latest nucleator for polypropylene from Milliken Chemical, Spartanburg, S.C., is Hyperform HPN-600ei.
Contains no solvents, silicone, or halogens, and can be removed with water.