Compounds are said to have the same feel, flexibility, and ease of processing as conventional vinyls.
Teknor's new flexible PVC compounds boast up to 90% lower emission of VOCs.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: A new EcopaXX nylon 410 grade launched by DSM Engineering Plastics offers both manufacturing and environmental benefits in insulating profiles for aluminum windows.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Enso Plastics has introduced a renewable starch-based thermoplastic derived from potato farming waste. It can be used alone or blended with PP or PE.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Two new grades of Polybond functionalized polymers used as tie layers in multilayer thermoplastics applications such as pipe have been launched by Addivant, Middlebury, Conn., a new company formed from the Antioxidant and UV Stabilize...
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Metabolix Inc., Cambridge, Mass., has come out with a new compostable film grade of PHA biopolymer, Mvera B5008, which is certified compostable by European standards.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: RheTech, Inc., offers a new grade of RheVision biocomposite using sugar cane-based HDPE supplied by Brazil’s Braskem (U.S. office in Philadelphia, Pa.). The initial product is RheTech’s first “green biocomposite,&rdq...
Nearly 50 new PVC compounds that incorporate new biobased, non-phthalate plasticizers and other formulation enhancements that address the “green” concerns of wire and cable users will be introduced commercially in the first quarter of 20...
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.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: BASF has expanded its line of biodegradable resins with a grade for agricultural films.