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Plastic Materials & Additives

Fairfax 3D Design Chooses LATI Conductive Plastic

UK company Fairfax 3D Design has chosen LATIOHM electrically conductive nylon from LATI SpA as the ideal material from which to manufacture its innovative new pressure relief valve.

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HotSeat – Huw Durban, Director at SteriTouch

SteriTouch is the leading UK brand in antimicrobial technology, specialising in proven solutions for almost any material. Director Huw Durban was SteriTouch’s Co-Founder when the company was established in 2003. Huw has been in the […]

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Silvergate Stretches Out in Film

Since joining the independent masterbatch manufacturer in November 2018, Business Development Manager Paul Kitson has been keen to highlight how Silvergate Plastics can fully support manufacturers of film, most notably by introducing a standard colour […]

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Aquapurge and BBU Work for Agentdraw

Leading industrial designer and injection moulder Agentdraw is currently reaping several benefits in quality and reduced cost through its use of Aquapurge purging compounds.

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Imagro UK Celebrates 10 Years with New Website Launch

Leading engineering polymer distributor, Imagro UK, is pleased to announce the launch of a new website www.imagro.co.uk in celebration of its 10th anniversary.

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Is Solvent Resistance Predictable with Polymers?

To assess solvent resistance, first consider solvents spread out on a polarity scale. Non-polar solvents are at one end, such as paraffin, petrol and diesel. At the other ‘highly polar’ end we find alcohols and […]

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Ampacet Safari White PET Masterbatch Protects Packaged Dairy Products from Photodegradation

Ampacet, a global masterbatch leader, has introduced Safari White PET masterbatch 7100177-E, designed to protect packaged dairy products from photodegradation by imparting a high level of opacity while dramatically reducing mineral loading.

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Broadway’s Growth Initiative Gains Momentum

Broadway Colours have seen a surge in larger lot masterbatch, compounding and additive requirements.

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Dugdale Strengthens its Technical Team

Leading independent PVC compounder Dugdale Ltd has strengthened its technical team with the appointment of Angus Milborne.

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Sulphur: From the Underworld to Thermoplastics

In 1839, by inserting sulphur atoms as bridges between polymer chains, Charles Goodyear transformed Natural Rubber from an interesting curiosity into a superb engineering material that has had a huge impact on society.

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