ADDITIVES

Additives

Additive Concentrates for Laser Marking Wire Jackets and Cable Insulation

AGC’s  Fluon LaserWrite fluoropolymer-based concentrates can be used with any melt processable resin system.

Consumer Products

Halogen-Free Flame Retardant Masterbatches for PE Film

Ampacet’s new Halofree 709 and 229 boast outstanding flame retardancy in PE film at low addition rates.

Engineering Resins

RTP Acquires Anti-Scratch Additives Patents from TenasiTech

RTP adds to its anti-scratch capabilities for engineering resins with TenasiTech’s nanoparticle additives technology  

Additives

Get Color Right With Digital Control

Here’s a guide for compounders, color houses, and processors to overcome unreliable visual color analysis and eliminate unproductive and costly results. 
#color

Additives

Former CEO, Owner of Heubach Group Dies

Owner of global pigments manufacturer Heubach passed away after a brief illness in Salzburg.
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Additives

Have You Considered the Sustainability Benefits of Liquid Color?

Add less pigment to the solid-waste or recycling streams, save energy, and reduce waste to landfill, among other advantages.
#sustainability #closeupontechnology #color

Packaging

Additives: Special Stabilizer Boosts Rate of Scrap Reused in Polyolefin Films

Clariant’s latest addition to the AddWorks family of stabilizers allows for the addition of more post-manufacturing waste to virgin polyolefin resins for food-contact film applications.

Commodity Resins

Additives: High-Performance Organic Cavitating Masterbatch for White-Opaque BOPP Packaging

Ampacet’s new Pearl 36 cavitating masterbatch for BOPP film boasts high efficiency and outstanding film aesthetics and opacity.  
#polyolefins

Packaging

Additives: Laser Marking Masterbatches for Polyolefin Films

Ampacet expands range of laser marketing masterbatch solutions with Laser Mark Flex technology for flexible applications.
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Commodity Resins

BASF's Sicopal Black Gets Expanded FDA Clearance for Recycling

The FDA sanctioned carbon black alternative pigment from BASF’ Colors & Effects is one of the first recyclable black pigments for food contact applications.
#pet #polyolefins #Elastomers