Plastics

The Plastics sector is an established market for WhitChem, we offer a number of pigments and additives used in the plastics sector 

Some of our key suppliers and products on offer include:

Dynasol     •     Imerys     •     Lanxess     •     Levaco

 

Dynasol 

Dynasol supply a number of synthetic solution polymers for use in applications in the plastics industry such as polymer modification and compounding, and impact modification in polystyrene products and thermoplastic resins. Their range of solution polymers are known under the trades names Calprene™ SBS , Solprene™ SBS , Calprene™ SEBS and Solprene™ SSBR .

 

Imerys

Imerys Carbonates offers a comprehensive portfolio of ground calcium carbonate (GCC) products branded as PolCarb™ and ImerCarb™ for use in an array of plastic applications. Key features include high gloss, impact strength, opacity, limited plate out.

Imerys Kaolins portfolio for the plastics sector includes kaolin and calcined kaolin and calcined clays such as Devolite, PoleStar, Polwhite and Polsperse™ are used extensively as anti-block and infrared barrier additives in plastic films.

 

Lanxess

Lanxesss iron oxide and chromium oxide Bayferrox® and Colortherm® inorganic pigments are REACH-certified, and are suitable for the colouration of a wide variety of plastic products. Bayferrox® pigments are widely used in plastics and offer excellent light fastness and weather fastness properties. Colortherm® pigments in addition offer increased dispersibility and improved temperature stability

 

Levaco

Levaco’s Lucramul® ethoxylated alcohol surfactants are used in the construction industry as polyurethane water-based rheology modifiers and wetting agents.

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If you require more detailed information about our product range, please do not hesitate to contact our team.

Downloads

For detailed product information please see the below brochures available from our principals: 

 

Additives:

Castor - Drying Additives - Thickeners

Nouryon - Aqueous Dispersions of Colloidal Silica 

Mineral Extenders:

Imerys Filtration - Celite Antiblock in Plastic Films - Polymers and Elastomers

Imerys Kaolins - Plastics

Imerys Group - Plastics and Films

Pigments:

Lanxess - Bayferrox, Colortherm and Bayoxide Pigments - New Red Pigments - Shade Card for Coloring Plastics

Resins, polymers and hardeners:

Dynasol - Solution Polymers  

 

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