slip additive

slip additive

[′slip ‚ad·əd·iv]
(materials)
A plastics modifier that acts as an internal lubricant by exuding to the surface of the plastic during and immediately after processing to reduce friction and improve slip.
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The slip additive needs some time to migrate towards the die wall and to establish a lubricating film there which allows the polymer melt to slip.
Troysol Z370 is a zero-VOC, APE-free multifunctional universal wetting and mar and slip additive. In August 2010, its zero-VOC, APE-free Polyphase PW20 broad-spectrum dry film fungicide was approved by the Pest Management Regulatory Agency of Health Canada for the protection of interior and exterior paints.
Witco has recently introduced a reactive slip additive for radiation-cured acrylic coatings that provides consistent coefficient of friction reduction over time.
Used as a slip additive for low-density polyethylene (LDPE) blown film, Dow Coming MB25-035 masterbatch only needs to be incorporated in the outside layer of the film, unlike organics that are used in all layers.
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.
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.
Another recent addition is Troysol Z370 universal wetting and mar and slip additive. Other multifunctional additive product types include dispersants, which provide pigment wetting and dispersion as well as pigment suspension.
Incroslip polymer slip additive uses new technology to combine the anti-friction benefits of erucamide with the stability benefits of behenamide.
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.