Teknor Color Co.
505 Central Ave.
Pawtucket, RI 02861 US
Div. of Teknor Apex Co.
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As Seen In Plastics Technology
ADDITIVES: Counterfeit Detection Color Concentrates
Teknor Color's new DeTek concentrates offer counterfeit detection with no effect on color or other properties.
ADDITIVES: Impact-Enhanced Colorants for Polyolefin Sheet
Teknor Color's new toughened colorants for PP and HDPE sheet products allow for downgauging and possible metal replacement.
ADDITIVES: Color Concentrates Add Toughness, Too
Impact-modified colorants for pails, trash cans, and chairs.
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.
Lots of Recent Acquisitions In Resins and Additives
A number of major businesses have changed hands recently.
Colors for Copolyester TPE
A new series of color concentrates that includes many color options for engineering-grade copolyester TPEs is available from Teknor Color, Pawtucket, R.I.
Colorants for Copolyester TPEs
WEB EXCLUSIVE A new series of color concentrates that includes many color options for engineering-grade copolyester TPEs is said to be fully compliant with the European Union’s RoHS Directive.
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.
Shimmering Colorant For Containers
A new type of color concentrate is said to allow packaging for beauty products achieve more dramatic color-shift effects than were previously possible.
Luxurious Metallic Colorants
A line of color concentrates is said to provide a luxurious metallic look to health and beauty-aid packaging.
PET Concentrates Come In More Sizes and Forms
A color system developed specifically for PET and initially offered only as minibeads is newly available in three alternative forms.
Try These Steps to Fix Injection Molding Problems
Here is a do-it-yourself guide to solving the 16 most common injection molding process problems in a step-by-step fashion.
Color, UV and Biocide in One Pack
What is said to be the first biocide-containing color masterbatch has been introduced for wood-plastic composite (WPC) decking and other building profiles based on polyolefins and rigid or flexible PVC.
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.
More Efficient Colorants for Building Products
A new family of 14 light-stabilized colorants is available in multiple forms and resins for a wide range of interior and exterior building products.
Colorant Makers Expand Services to Speed Customers' Product Development
Independent color-concentrate producers have been expanding the range of services they offer beyond simple color matching.
New Resins for Rotomolding
Several new commercial or experimental materials offer rotational molders higher stiffness, toughness, and processability in applications from toys to large storage tanks.
Colorants and Additives Make a Splash at NPE 2003
Molders, extruders, and compounders found a host of new additives, including colorants, compatibilizers, impact modifiers, foaming agents, and processing aids.