PT ZONE: Additives

EXTRUSION: System Precisely Meters Blowing Agents
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ADDITIVES: Vegetable-Based Functional Polymer Additives for Food Contact Applications
Einar product line is produced entirely from vegetable oils such as sustainably sources palm oils. More (+)


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ADDITIVES: Broad Range of Liquid Blowing Agents

Riverdale Global has been growing its liquid additives portfolio and the newest addition is a diverse range of blowing agents.

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Additives

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Additives are materials that are added to the primary resin to improve the polymer’s processability or its performance or appearance in some way. They are used with virtually all polymers either at the compounding stage or during processing, when they may be dosed in via a blender. Some categories of additives include flame/smoke retardants, impact modifiers, process aids, colorants and clarifiers.


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