[USPRwire, Mon Jul 15 2019] Antistatic Agent
Market Overview Antistatic agents
are used on material surfaces to prevent the build-up of static electrical charge due to the transfer of electrons.
The additive may be a colorant, opacifier, fiavorant, perfume, anti-microbial, fungicide, antioxidant, protein, enzyme, antiblocking agent, antistatic agent
, antifog agent, slip agent, light stabilizer, light absorber, process aid, release agent, a reactive indicator compound, or taggant.
The compound comprises a material that is a desiccant adapted to absorb moisture from textiles during the drying cycle; an antistatic agent
; and a material that, after absorbing moisture from the textiles during the drying cycle, solubilizes and evaporates from the water-insoluble, moisture-permeable, enclosed container upon application of heat to the container during the drying cycle The water-insoluble, moisture-permeable, enclosed container contains a sufficient amount of the compound such that the dryer product can be used for more than one drying cycle while still imparting antistatic properties to the textiles being dried so that static electricity produced during each of the more than one drying cycle is no more than 10 kilovolts.
Aluminum oxide C pyrogenic alumina is an antistatic agent
for granular plastics.
Herbst and Kolb have developed cable insulation with improved resistance to water-tree formation consisting of a) a crosslinked polyethylene, b) a sulfur-containing phenolic antioxidant, c) a migrating antistatic agent
, and d) an organic peroxide.
To solve those problems, a low-molecular-weight antistatic agent
composed mainly of surfactant was often incorporated into the polymer at the molding process or applied to the surface of the molded part ina finishing process in order to control the surface resistivity of the molded part to [[10.sup.13] - [10.sup.18]] [[OMEGA]/sq.] However, the antistatic effect of surfactants is brought about by the equilibrium moisture adsorbed on the surfactant; therefore, sufficient antistatic effect is not achieved under the low humidity.
It includes a non-phosphite antioxidant, an acid scavenger, an antistatic agent
, and a nucleating agent.
The filaments consist of crystalline polypropylene homopolymer that has a melting point of about 168[degrees]C or a crystalline polypropylene homopolymer with at least one additive that is a pigment, process aid, flame retardant, heat stabilizer, light stabilizer, antimicrobial agent, electrically conductive material, antistatic agent
or stain resisting agent.
Akzo Nobel has introduced Armostat 2002, an LDA antistatic agent
in pellet form, which is said to provide a significantly reduced tendency for caking.
For such devices to work properly, an antistatic agent
must be sprayed on the plastic parts.
Pelestat, from Tomen America, Inc., is a nonmigratory, humidity-independent, antistatic agent
reported to provide permanent static dissipation without variability.