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 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 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’s 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’s Lucramul® ethoxylated alcohol surfactants are used in the construction industry as polyurethane water-based rheology modifiers and wetting agents.
Specialist Technical Support
If you require more detailed information about our product range, please do not hesitate to contact our team.
For detailed product information please see the below brochures available from our principals:
Nouryon - Aqueous Dispersions of Colloidal Silica
Imerys Kaolins - Plastics
Imerys Group - Plastics and Films
Resins, polymers and hardeners:
Dynasol - Solution Polymers