Axel Plastics Research Laboratories
PO Box 770855
Woodside, NY 11377 US
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As Seen In Plastics Technology
Materials & Additives at NPE: Performance, Processability, And Sustainability
Bioplastics take center stage.
Chemicals & Additives at NPE 2003
Compounders, molders, and extruders will find new answers to virtually all their additive needs at NPE 2003.
NPE News in Additives
Colorants were the most numerous class of additives making news at the huge triennial plastics exhibition last month in Chicago. Some of the new colorants were aimed at specialized applications, from natural-fiber composites to laser marking, while others were for aesthetic special effects, such as color shifts and diamond-like sparkle.
Non-Fogging TPO Additive Adds Scratch Resistance
A new processing aid for TPO, PP, and other polyolefins has been shown to be non-fogging and to improves scratch and mar resistance of automotive TPOs.
Mold Release for XLPE Rotational Molding
A new water-based mold release has reportedly proven particularly effective at releasing rotomolded crosslinked PE.
High-Gloss Mold Release For Sanitary Ware
A new semi-permanent mold release from Axel Plastics Research Laboratories, Woodside, N.Y., is aimed at production of sanitary ware and other high-gloss parts.
Water-Based Release for BMC/SMC
MoldWiz 985JB is a new concentrated water-based mold release for SMC/BMC molding.
Process Aid for HDPE
Just 1% addition of a new internal mold release and processing aid is said to improve HDPE flow up to 20%. Developed by Axel Plastics Research Laboratories, Woodside, N.Y., MoldWiz INT-41FPE is available as a 100%-active pellet or free-flowing powder.
Mold Release System For Wind Blades
A new water-based mold-release system from Axel Plastics Research Laboratories Inc., Woodside, N.Y., is recommended specifically for fabricating large wind-energy blades.
Process Aid Improves Flow in HDPE
WEB EXCLUSIVE A new internal mold release and processing aid is designed to improve HDPE flow at low loadings.
Water-Based Release For Filament Winding
A new aqueous release agent from Axel Plastics Research Laboratories, Woodside, N.Y., is designed for filament winding.
New Additives and Colorants To Debut at K 2007
The world’s largest plastics show next month in Dusseldorf will highlight an unusual mix of new polymer additives, including some based on novel chemistries that reportedly set new levels of performance.
Mold Sealer Eases Release Of Low-VOC Marine Resins
A new semi-permanent mold sealer can be applied to metal or composite molds for marine applications with unsaturated polyesters, vinyl esters, DCPD resins, epoxies, and rigid polyurethanes.
Mold Release for DCPD Polyester Resins
A new internal mold release is designed specifi cally to address processing diffi culties frequently associated with molding DCPD-based polyesters.
'Cleaner' Mold Release Leaves Less Residue
A new semipermanent release agent for closed-mold composites is said to minimize mold residue that requires downtime for cleaning.
Antiblock Coating for TPE
A new anti-block coating for pellets is designed to improve processing and conveyance of TPOs, TPVs, and styrenic TPEs.
Mold Release and Flow Aid For PVC Footwear
Field tests reportedly show that a new process aid and mold release improves flow and reduces heat history in PVC footwear production and provides excellent release at a use level of only 0.3 phr.
What to See at NPE 2006: Chemicals and Additives
Compounders, molders, and extruders will be treated to a wide range of new additives at NPE 2006.
Non-Hazing Mold Release For Soft TPOs
A new proprietary processing aid for molding high-impact, soft-touch TPOs is said to provide enhanced flow and excellent release of parts from mold cavities while leaving parts residue-free.
Mold Release for RIM Auto & Truck Parts
A new solvent-based, semi-permanent release agent is said to reduce wax build-up on molds.