Plastic Masterbatch articles

Clariant o invest CHF 10 mln in expansion of color & additive masterbatches

Clariant o invest CHF 10 mln in expansion of color & additive masterbatches

Clariant plans to invest approximately CHF 10 mln – a global initiative to expand its ability to produce color and additive masterbatches and compounds using engineering polymers and high-temperature plastics like PEEK (polyether ether ketone) is progressing on schedule. Jeff Saeger, who heads the expansion program for Clariant, reports two extrusion lines at the MasterbatchesRead More

Distributing Nhat Huy’s calcium carbonate masterbatches in Europe

Poly-IQ (Cologne / Germany) has become the exclusive distributor of Nhat Huy Group’s (Hanoi / Vietnam; calcium carbonate masterbatches in Europe. In addition to its use as a filler in PVC compounds and colour masterbatches, the material also finds application in the plastics, paint, cosmetics and agriculture segments, Poly-IQ said.   A leading producer ofRead More

Masterbatch Incorporates Recycled Carbon Black From Post-Consumer Tires

100% recycled content product provides the same performance as many standard grades of carbon black Modern Dispersions Inc. (MDI) has launched a new line of black masterbatches that contain 100% recycled content. The company’s ECOBlack product, made of 100% recycled carbon black from post-consumer tires and polyethylene (PE) resin from a recycled stream, reportedly setsRead More

Kafrit launches halogen-free masterbatches

Israel-based producer of flame retardant (FR) masterbatches Kafrit for the building and construction industry has broadened its extensive flame retardant portfolio with a new range of halogen-free masterbatch products developed to meet the growing needs of the sector. New masterbatches have been developed to be easily processed in thin-wall applications such as films, as wellRead More

Struktol highlights additive line for recycled plastic compounds

Struktol, a US supplier of polymer additives, together with its European distributor Velox, will highlight various products for recycled plastics and for polymer compounds that contain recycled content at K 2016. Among the new products, STRUKTOL TR 229 is for use in both polycarbonate (PC) and PC/acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) blends as well as polyamideRead More

Colour Tone Masterbatch celebrates a milestone in materials

South Wales-based manufacturer, Colour Tone Masterbatch, is celebrating twenty years of operation and technical innovation in the plastics industry . The company, which most recently developed NIR detectable pigments to facilitate an increase in mixed-materials recycling, says that it intends to continue to develop new, innovative products to bring to market, as well as delivering aRead More

Clariant Masterbatches builds prototype tooling for stretch-blown PET beverage bottles

Tooling available for use in production blowmolding machines at tech center in Chicago Clariant, a global specialty chemicals producer headquartered in Muttenz, Switzerland, announced the availability of new blowmolding tools that can help customers evaluate how Clariant color and additive masterbatches perform in real-world applications. The tooling is available for use on full-size production blowmoldingRead More

ADDITIVES: Snakelike Effects Masterbatch for Flexible Film

Amopacet’s latest special effect additives technology creates multidimensional color and texture. The latest in special-effect colorant/additive masterbatches from Ampacet Corp., Tarrytown, N.Y., is the new patent-ending ReptyleFx, said to create unique, customizable colors and surface textures in flexible plastic film, which enables designers to create edgy new products that replicate the tactile and visual appealRead More