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Emupol® polymer emulsions: Industrial uses & benefits

Emupol® is a stand-out range of products that lead the way in polymer emulsions, transforming the properties of many formulations.

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Emupol® polymer emulsions: Industrial uses & benefits

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Arkema organic peroxides in crosslinking

As a trusted distributor of raw materials and chemicals, we’re proud to offer Arkema’s extensive range of globally renowned organic peroxides.  Crosslinking is a fundamental process in the production of robust, durable polymers, and Arkema’s cutting-edge solutions are at the forefront of this technology. From automotive and construction to electronics and consumer goods, these peroxides are used across many industries…

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Arkema organic peroxides in crosslinking

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What are rheology modifiers and how do they work?

When we look at creating the perfect formulation, there has to be an element of tweaking and refining to get it to the desired consistency. In order to achieve this, we’ll often look to incorporate rheology modifiers. Rheology modifiers are a common additive used in nearly every industry to alter the flow behaviour, rheology and mechanical properties of materials to…

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What are rheology modifiers and how do they work?

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Activated carbon for water filtration: How does it work?

In the quest for cleaner, safer drinking water, activated carbon has emerged as a hero in the world of water filtration. From simple jugs to complex reverse osmosis systems, activated carbon plays a crucial role in removing impurities and enhancing the taste and purity of our water supply. But what exactly is it about activated carbon that makes it crucial…

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Activated carbon for water filtration: How does it work?

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How Magsil® talc enhances coating formulations

Industrial coatings can be revolutionised with Magsil® talc, an exceptional product that can be used in a range of surface coatings.

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How Magsil® talc enhances coating formulations

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Polymer stabilisers: Antioxidants, light stabilisers, and UV stabilisers

Polymer stabilisers are use to mitigate the effects of degradation when polymer products are exposed to various environmental conditions.

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Polymer stabilisers: Antioxidants, light stabilisers, and UV stabilisers

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Types of flame retardant additives

Flame retardants are additives used in plastics and composites to reduce their flammability and slow down the spread of fire.  Plastics and composites are widely used in various industries due to their lightweight, durable, and versatile nature. However, they can be highly flammable, posing significant risks in terms of fire safety.  For this reason, flame retardants are an important tool…

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Types of flame retardant additives

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Enhancing plastics with barytes: Key benefits

Plastics have become an integral part of our modern lives, serving a multitude of purposes in a wide range of industries and applications. To enhance the performance and properties of plastics, additives like barytes are being increasingly utilised.  Barytes, also known as barite, is a mineral primarily composed of barium sulphate. Its unique properties make it a valuable additive in…

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Enhancing plastics with barytes: Key benefits