Color and additive masterbatch compounder PCC (Plastics Color Corp.), Calumet, Ill., has launched the second generation of “Isaac,” its web portal and standalone software that helps customers drastically reduce time to market by streamli...
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Six new clarified PP grades for injection molding, blow molding, and thermoforming are available from Houston-based Phillips 66.
New liquid vehicle technology from Clariant Masterbatches, Holden, Mass., is designed to eliminate problems that have prevented wider use of liquid color in extrusion blow molding of polyolefins.
Americhem Inc., Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, has launched a new line of highly concentrated, low-aniline, nigrosine black nylon masterbatches suited to automotive under-hood and other applications where retention of physical properties is important.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Metabolix, Inc., Cambridge, Mass., has developed a series of biobased PHA (polyhydroxyalkanoate) copolymers that act as plasticizers, impact modifiers, and processing aids for rigid and flexible PVC.
Struktol Company of America, Stow, Ohio, has expanded its V-Series line of lubricant additives for rigid PVC calendering and sheet or profile extrusion.
Aimed primarily at calendered PVC sheet for blister packaging.
A new lubricant from Struktol Co. of America, Stow, Ohio, is designed to reduce compound viscosity, significantly improve metal release, and enhance dispersion of fillers and reinforcements in nylon 6 and 66.
Cable Components Group, Pawcatuck, Conn., has launched an economical FEP-based pellet masterbatch to chemically foam insulation for plenum cable.
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...