Color & Appearance Testing

The process of evaluating the accuracy of color in plastics is evolving from art to science. There is still a tremendous amount of reliance on the human eye, but advances in instrumentation such as spectrophotometers and colorimeters are helping compounders and processors to reproduce color with higher degrees of accuracy.

Rick King, Katiah Anderton, Joanni Turner BASF Plastic Additives
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Additives: Polyolefin Discoloration

There’s a growing demand for PE films with lower initial color and improved color stability, as well as better retention of physical properties. New stabilizer systems address these and similar concerns for molded PE and PP parts.

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No Hard Coating Needed

Now There’s an Additive That Improves Scratch/Mar Resistance in Molded & Extruded Parts