Addivant™, the new, global company bringing fresh thinking to the polymer and rubber industries, announces three additions to the POLYBOND® polymer modifier product line at Chinaplas 2014. POLYBOND® 7200 coupling agent offers polyolefin processers the highest level of performance in adhesion and filler coupling.
POLYBOND® 3249 and POLYBOND® 3349 coupling agents allow wire and cable compounders, using halogen-free flame retardants (HFFR), to optimize physical polymer properties.
POLYBOND® 7200 coupling agent is specifically designed to deliver optimum dispersion and physical properties in natural-fiber reinforced polyolefin applications such as injection-molded automotive parts, profile extrusion and laminated packaging. Recent customer trials have confirmed the effectiveness of this coupling agent, with processors achieving the highest level of performance in adhesion and filler coupling. POLYBOND® 7200 polymer modifier is now seeing strong adoption in many markets around the world.
When used in conjunction with Mg(OH)2 or ATH halogen-free flame retardants, POLYBOND® 3249 and POLYBOND® 3349 coupling agents allow wire and cable compounders to focus on physical property optimization while achieving excellent flame retardant dispersion and melt flow stability. Applications include building wire, communications cable and automotive wire and cable applications. Both new grades offer compounders a choice of performance and, depending on their final design requirements, the option to select the POLYBOND® grade that delivers the most synergy in their system. POLYBOND® 3249 and POLYBOND® 3349 coupling agents are optimized to offer superior physical property retention and melt flow stability. When combined with Addivant’s portfolio of Antioxidants and UV stabilizers, wire and cable producers can leverage Addivant’s expertise across much of their formulation.
POLYBOND® polymer modifiers lead the market by offering a wide range of benefits to polyolefin customers, in many applications. Benefits include increased efficiency of natural-fiber fillers, improved strength and impact performance in glass-filled applications, enhanced adhesion properties in polypropylene film applications, more uniform dispersion of fillers and increased adhesion in many composite structures. These globally available polymer additives are already driving new demand for Addivant’s innovative solutions and allow customers to create new, differentiated products.
“Addivant’s polymer modifier business is continuing to focus on the needs of the polymer market and our customers, as seen in our new capacity investments, extensive recruitment to support our accelerating growth and innovation and in new product development across all our business units” says Adam Watson, Business Development Manager for Polymer Modifiers..
“These three POLYBOND® coupling agents represent the beginning of a planned series of new product launches in our polymer additives business” adds Adam Watson. He says, In the coming years our POLYBOND® and ROYALTUF® polymer modifiers will continue to see enhancements, designed to offer our global customers the broadest possible portfolio.”
Products represented at Chinaplas 2014 will include new solutions from Addivant’s advantaged platforms: ANOX® and LOWINOX® phenolic antioxidants; ALKANOX®, WESTON® and ULTRANOX® phosphite antioxidants; OCTAMINE® and NAUGARD® amines; NAUGARD® thioesters; ANOX® and NDB® blends; LOWILITE® light stabilizers; POLYBOND® and ROYALTUF® polymer modifiers; NAUGARD® polymerization inhibitors; and NAUGARD® rubber chemicals and intermediates