Plastic Materials & Additives

Floreon Outperforms HDPE in Latest Trials

Silvergate Plastics recently visited a leading plastic fabrication company to trial the ground-breaking bioplastic Floreon as an alternative to HDPE in the production of plastic bottles.

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HotSeat – Sandy Bergeson, Managing Director at Silvergate Plastics

Silvergate Plastics is one the UK’s largest independent custom colour masterbatch manufacturer. Managing Director Sandy Bergeson has worked in the manufacturing industry for almost 20 years and has successfully contributed to Silvergate by doubling its […]

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Dugdale Go for Gold at PVC 2020 – Edinburgh

Leading independent PVC compounder Dugdale Ltd has announced its Gold Sponsorship of the Institute of Materials (IOM3) triennial conference and exhibition, PVC 2020, April 20-23, 2020.

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VELOX Add Multipurpose Styrene Acrylic Dispersion to Adhesives Range

VELOX GmbH, Europe’s leading solution provider for the plastics, composites, additives, rubber, paints and coatings industries, offers a new multipurpose styrene acrylic dispersion from its supplier KEMİTEKS Kimya Sanayi Ve Tic. A.Ş.

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Sustainable Polymers – How Do You See ‘Green’?

‘Sustainable polymers’, ‘green polymers’ – however you refer to them, producing materials and products with the intention of causing minimal impact to our environment is perhaps the most prevalent discussion in our industry today.

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Polymer Price Reports Released for October 2018

The latest polymer price reports and charts have been released by Plastrack.

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Let it Snow, Let it Snow…

Around this time of year, we see a lot of artificial snow.  A favourite trick of the special effects experts is to exploit an unusual acrylic polymer.

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ALBIS Distributes New Halogen-Free TPE-Compounds

ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH expands its TPE-Portfolio with flame retardant Styrene-based thermoplastic Elastomers (TPS) of the brand SOLPLAST® from UTEKSOL.

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PEEK at Lati’s Replacement for Steel and Titanium

The chemicals industry is one of the application sectors that has benefitted the most from the introduction of synthetic materials. Indeed, numerous polymers offer considerable resistance to attack by acids, bases, solvents and hydrocarbons.

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Does the Coding for Polyamides Mean Anything to Designers and Processors?

Polyamides are macromolecules with repeating units linked by amide bonds.

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