Liquid Colorants & Additives for Beverage Bottles
The latest liquid additive additions from Italy's REPI include anti-yellow and IV enhancers for R-PET processing.
New additions to a broad range of liquid additives and colorants for beverage and industrial applications from Italy’s REPI LLC are being showcased at NPE2018. For the beverage sector, these include new Anti-Yellow and IV Enhancers for R-PET processing, and UV-stabilizers and barrier whites for UHT milk bottles.
For industrial applications, Repi is featuring its broad portfolio of liquid processing additives for PC, PMMA, PVC, HDPE, PP and ABS. It will also exhibit its new Xpansor liquid foaming agent for PVC that is said result in a lighter foamed sheet with a perfectly smooth surface.
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