Metal Salts and its Function in Polymers
The manufacturing of plastics and polymer materials along the polymer value chain is facing steadily increasing technical requirements while fulfilling health, safety & environment standards as well as the challenges around the circular plastics economy.
Lohtragon® polymer additives are predominantly focusing on the polymer compounding step in order to achieve extra functionalities and improved performances such as:
The proven Lohtragon® product range of metal salts acting as polymer additives is shown in the Lohtragon® product selector for polymer additives. Lohtragon® competences also signifies tailor-made solutions by variation of the chemical and physical properties.
For further information, have a look at our Lohtragon® Info Sheet for Polymer Additives, too.
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Lohtragon® high performance metal salts, used as acid scavengers in polymers, limit or eliminate the acid-induced polymer chain degradation. moreAcid Scavengers
The fire resistance of polymers and related plastic materials is more and more a crucial factor within the extensive profile of moreFlame Retardants
Surfaces of polymer compounds and plastics that carry an electrical charge can significantly influence their frictionless application, moreAntistatic additives
Antioxidants / Light Stabilizers
For the durability of a plastic in its life cycle, the objective is to maintain the initial properties as long as possible. moreAntioxidants / Light Stabilizers
Nucleating and clarifying agents
Nucleating agents are additives used to improve the optical properties of semi-crystalline polymers such as polypropylene. moreNucleating and clarifying agents
Plastic foams are widely used because of weight reduction and cost efficiency. moreBlowing Agents
Polymer products like polyethylene with linear polymer chain structures typically show thermoplastic behavior. moreCrosslinking Agents
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