Other notable additive introductions include a specialty additive masterbatch that offers high-barrier properties in PP food packaging; halogen-free flame retardants for polyolefin films and other thin-wall applications; a slip additive
for long-term stability of polyolefin films and caps/closures; and a new processing aid for PE films.
Incroslip polymer slip additive
uses new technology to combine the anti-friction benefits of erucamide with the stability benefits of behenamide.
A recent addition to Troy's Z Line of performance additives is Troysol Z372, a high performance universal mar and slip additive
that also offers defoaming capability.
Troysol Z370 is a zero-VOC, APE-free multifunctional universal wetting and mar and slip additive
Comments: KS-717 is recommended for use as a slip additive
for UV ink systems that will provide a lower coefficient of friction (COF) of cured ink.
Witco has recently introduced a reactive slip additive
for radiation-cured acrylic coatings that provides consistent coefficient of friction reduction over time.
Another recent addition is Troysol Z370 universal wetting and mar and slip additive
Atmer 7510 is a 10 per cent concentrate of IncroMax 100, the company's slip additive
for use in polyester based polymers, in a PET carrier system.
An Ampacet slip additive
developed for polyethylene-based packaging films promotes adhesive lamination to fills made with different polymers, including PET, with little or no change in the coefficient of friction.
In addition, investigations on the effect of amide-type slip additive
on PPCN structure, its accumulation on composite surface, together with the relationship between clay dispersability and rheology of PP-clay nanocomposites, were also important features of the research.
Cytec has introduced in Europe a new silicone-free slip additive
designed to enhance the performance of UV-curable overprint varnishes (OPVs).
Troysol Z370 is a universal wetting, mar and slip additive
for solvent, water-reducible or aqueous systems.