antistatic agent


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antistatic agent

[¦an·tē¦stad·ik ′ā·jənt]
(materials)
A material used with textiles, plastics, paper products, or wax polishes to reduce static-electrical charges by allowing the charge to leak off. Also known as antistat.

antistatic agent

An agent which minimizes static electricity in plastics; may consist of chemical additives or metallic devices connected to an electrical ground.
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According to the report, the demand for antistatic agents is anticipated to grow manifold in this application, which in turn will drive the global antistatic agents market.
GLOBAL MARKET FOR ANTIOXIDANTS GLOBAL MARKET FOR COLORANTS GLOBAL MARKET FOR LUBRICANTS GLOBAL MARKET FOR LIGHT STABILIZERS GLOBAL MARKET FOR BLOWING AGENTS GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOCIDES GLOBAL MARKET FOR ANTISTATIC AGENTS GLOBAL MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS PLASTICS ADDITIVES Chapter- 5: GLOBAL MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF PLASTICS ADDITIVES MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF PLASTICS ADDITIVES REGIONAL MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF PLASTICS ADDITIVES PLASTICIZER APPLICATION MARKETS FLAME-RETARDANT APPLICATION MARKETS HEAT STABILIZER APPLICATION MARKETS FILLER APPLICATION MARKETS IMPACT MODIFIER APPLICATION MARKETS
In contrast, Tomen says, conventional antistatic agents depend on the moisture in the atmosphere for static release.
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A polyether-ester block amide (PEBA) copolymer TPE from Atofina Chemicals is gaining interest as a permanent antistatic agent for a variety of thermoplastics.
These additives, including heat and light stabilizers, antioxidants, antimicrobials, flame retardants, antistatic agents and anti-fogging agents, are essential to the production of plastics which are intended to be used in hostile environments.
PolyAid polymer performance additives, including accelerants, antioxidants, antistatic agents, peptizers, UV absorbers and light stabilizers, are featured in this four-page brochure.
The electrical conductivity of the coalings increases greatly by using antistatic agents, conductive pigments (including metal or nonmetallic oxides, graphite, carbon black, and so on), and intrinsically conductive polymers in organic polymer coatings.
Therefore, the addition of such RSPE to the HIPS host is able to endow the HIPS matrix with a permanently antistatic ability instead of the temporarily antistatic property of the traditional antistatic agents.
Presentation topics will range from ultrafine talcs for low temperature high impart PP compounds to permanent antistatic agents and their use in multilayer structures.
Graphite, carbon black and metal powder are typical nonmigrating conductive materials that can be used as volume-active antistatic agents.