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Random Color-Infused Masterbatch Boosts Demand For Molded Mini Discs
Zing Mini’s colorful new lineup allows mini-disc golfers to have unique discs.
ADDITIVES: Snakelike Effects Masterbatch for Flexible Film
Ampacet's latest special effect additives technology creates multidimensional color and texture.
ADDITIVES: Paper-Like Additive Masterbatch for Multilayer Film Products
Ampacet's unique additive masterbatch is targeted to outer layer of two or three multilayer constructions.
Frost Effect Applied to First Plastic Water Bottle
Ampacet "frosted-look" special effects additive 'lands' on first-ever frosted water bottle.
ADDITIVES: 'Quiet Attitude' Pastel Colorants for Packaging & Consumer Goods
These tones reportedly provide a "visual tactility", encouraging the consumer to reach out and touch.
ADDITIVES: Additive Masterbatches for Security, Barrier, Durability, Processability & More
Denesting aid for thermoformed and injection molded packaging also helps with mold release and scratch reduction.
Antioxidant Masterbatch Protects Reprocessed Resin
WEB EXCLUSIVE: A new high-efficiency antioxidant masterbatch protects reprocessed or recycled polyolefins from degradation during processing, allowing film processors to use more recycle.
PET Color Masterbatch Mimics Brushed Aluminum
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Brushed Brilliance is a new series of color masterbatches for PET from Ampacet Corp., Tarrytown, N.Y., that offers the look of brushed aluminum.
Additive Enables All Colors To Mold at Same Speed
A new “color-leveling” additive allows injection molders to run all colors in polypropylene at the same cycle-speed settings without adverse effects on shrinkage or warpage.
ABS Light-Diffuser Masterbatch
Ampacet, Tarrytown, N.Y., has expanded its range of clear light-diffuser masterbatches beyond polycarbonate and acrylic to include ABS.
Color Masterbatch Adds Aluminum Look
A new color masterbatch is said to offer an upscale, trendy alternative to brushed aluminum.
Color Masterbatch Captures Look of Aluminum
WEB EXCLUSIVE A new color masterbatch is said to offer an upscale, trendy alternative to brushed aluminum.
Transparent Colors For PET Bottles
WEB EXCLUSIVE A new transparent color masterbatch is said to offer an exciting fluorescent appearance to PET bottles energy drinks and personal-care products.
UV Absorber Concentrate Adds Less Yellow to PET
A new UV concentrate contains a proprietary additive said to eliminate the typical yellow hue of UV-stabilized PET.
Enhancing Biopolymers: Additives Are Needed for Toughness, Heat Resistance & Processability
Plastics are going “green,” but they will need some help to get there. Biodegradable polymers derived from renewable resources are attracting lots of interest and publicity, but that enthusiasm is counterbalanced by persistent questions of availability, cost, performance, and processability. All these issues are inter-related: Increasing demand will lead to more capacity, which will presumably lead to lower prices. But the foundation is market demand, which ultimately depends on whether biopolymers will have the performance properties and processability to compete with existing non-renewable plastics.
Weather Testing For the Real World
Broader use of plastics in building products and a growing desire to minimize painting of automotive parts is increasing the need for reliable predictions of light stability and weathering performance.
Amber Colorants for PET Rx Bottles
Two new amber color concentrates are specially designed for PET pharmaceutical prescription bottles.
Frosted Look Is Molded in Thick-Wall PET Bottles
Two new color masterbatches that give a frosted-glass look to PET bottles or thermoformed containers for cosmetics, alcoholic beverages, and other high-end consumer goods come from Ampacet Corp., Tarrytown, N.Y.
Reflective Metallic Colorants for PET
A line of special-effect masterbatches reportedly gives PET packaging colors of metallic refl ectivity, depth, and intensity.
PET Color Concentrates Need No Drying
Two new lines of color and additive concentrates for PET are based on compatible resin carriers that reportedly eliminate the need for predrying due to their low moisture absorption.