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Plastic additives for thermoplastic resins

Most of our customers are looking for materials that are economical, offer excellent weather resistance and improve processing due to better flow. With this in mind, we have developed Durastrength® impact modifiers, which are compatible with rigid PVC applications. Plastistrength® products facilitate the processing of PVC by promoting melting and optimizing the properties of resistance to metal. These additives are widely used in PVC window profiles, siding, fences, decks and railings.

Durastrength® - Acrylic impact modifiers

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Product Description

Typical Applications

Availability

 

  Window profile

Sinding & trim

Fence, deck & rail Americas Asia Europe
Durastrength® 200

Industry standard acrylic impact modifier offering best processing to rigid PVC

 +++ +++ +++ X X X
Durastrength® 320 Acrylic impact modifier offering balanced performance for processing and mechanical properties +++ +++ +++ X X  
Durastrength® 350 Highest rubber acrylic impact modifier technology offering best efficiency while maintaining fusion promotion and processing  +++  ++  +++ X X  
Durastrength® 506 Multifunctional impact modifier for injection molding and general rigid PVC applications  +++ +++   X X  
Durastrength® 510 Multifunctional impact modifier offering improved fusion and high gloss   ++ ++ +++ X X  
Durastrength® 527 Multifunctional best-in-class impact modifier with highest efficiency  +++     X X  
Durastrength® 535 Multifunctional impact modifier with higher efficiency and metal release   +++   +++ X X  
Durastrength® 4000 Cost-efficient impact modifier alternative to non-acrylic modifier technology    +++  +++ X X  
Durastrength® 365S Cost-efficient acrylic impact modifier providing excellent impact properties   +++ +++  +++     X
Durastrength® 367 Most cost-efficient, high performance impact modifier alternative to non-acrylic modifier technology +++   +++  +++     X
Durastrength® 382 High rubber impact modifier, providing gloss and high impact strength at low use levels  +++    +++     X
Plastistrength® - Acrylic processing aids

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Product Description Typical applications Availability
  Window profile Sinding & trim Fence, deck & rail Americas Asia Europe
Plastistrength® 530 High molecular weight processing aid enhancing fusion, processability, and gloss  +++ ++ +++  X  X  
Plastistrength® 550 Medium molecular weight processing aid enhancing fusion and processability   +++ ++ +++ X X X
Plastistrength® 551 Medium molecular weight processing aid enhancing fusion and processability at low use level   ++ ++ +++ X X  
Plastistrength® 559 High molecular weight processing aid enhancing fusion and processability   +++ +++ +++ X X X
Plastistrength® 562 Cost-efficient medium, high-molecular weight processing aid    +++ +++    
Plastistrength® 564 Cost-efficient ultra high-molecular weight processing aid           X
Plastistrength® 566 High molecular weight processing aid enhancing melt strength and cellular structure      +++  X  X  X
Plastistrength® 576 Medium, high molecular weight processing aid promoting fusion even in highly filled formulations  +++  +++  +++ X X  
Plastistrength® 580 Ultra-high molecular weight processing aid for thick foam applications or improved efficiency cellular performance     +++ X X X
Plastistrength® 770 Metal release for rigid profile       X X X
Plastistrength® L1000 High performance acrylic lubricant providing metal release and improved surface finish +++ +++   X X X

Pipe and fittings, foam core pipes & foam sheets

Durastrength® and Clearstrength® impact modifiers were created for excellent performance and cost for piping. Durastrength® offer extreme weatherability and heat stability in addition of increasing impact strength, even at low temperatures. Clearstrength® provide superior impact performances for CPVC pipe and fittings. Plastistrength® processing aids bring benefits to PVC processing. They offer improved cost performance versus traditional lubricant solutions.

Durastrength® - Acrylic impact modifiers

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Product

 

Description

 

Typical applications

 

Availability

  Pipes & fittings Foam core pipes & foam sheets cPVC pipes Americas Asia Europe
Durastrength® 200

Industry standard acrylic impact modifier offering best processing to rigid PVC

 +++   +++  X  X  X
Durastrength® 350 Highest rubber acrylic impact modifier technology offering best efficiency while maintaining fusion promotion and processing   +++     X X  
Durastrength® 506 Multifunctional impact modifier for injection molding and general rigid PVC applications  +++     X X  
Durastrength® 535

Multifunctional impact modifier with higher efficiency and metal release 

 +++     X X  
Durastrength® 365S Cost-efficient acrylic impact modifier providing excellent impact properties  +++        
Durastrength® 367 Most cost-efficient, high performance impact modifier alternative to non-acrylic modifier technology  +++         X
Clearstrength® - MBS impact modifiers

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Product

 

Description

 

Typical applications

 

Availability

 

 

 

cPVC pipes

 

Americas

 

Asia

 

Europe

 

Clearstrength® 859

 

High impact resistant modifier allowing dosage optimization

 

 

 

 

 

+++

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

Clearstrength® 223

 

General purpose high impact resistant modifier 

 

 

 

 

 

+++

 

X

 

X

 

X

Plastistrength® - Agents de mise en œuvre acrylique

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Product Description Typical applications Availability
 

Pipe & fittings

Foam coar pipes & foam sheets cPVC pipes PPI TR-2 listed Americas Asia Europe
Plastistrength® 530 High molecular weight processing aid enhancing fusion, processability, and gloss  +++ ++ ++

Yes

 X  X  
Plastistrength® 550 Medium molecular weight processing aid enhancing fusion and processability   +++   ++

Yes

X X X
Plastistrength® 551 Medium molecular weight processing aid enhancing fusion and processability at low use level      ++

Yes

X X  
Plastistrength® 559 High molecular weight processing aid enhancing fusion and processability  +++   ++ No     X
Plastistrength® 564

Cost-efficient ultra high-molecular weight processing aid

  +++   No     X
Plastistrength® 566

High molecular weight processing aid enhancing melt strength and cellular structure

  +++   No X X X
Plastistrength® 576 Medium, high molecular weight processing aid promoting fusion even in highly filled formulations  +++     No  X X  
Plastistrength® 580

Ultra-high molecular weight processing aid for thick foam applications or improved efficiency cellular performance

  +++ ++ No X X X
Plastistrength® 770

Lubricating processing aid offering metal release effect

+++ +++ +++ Yes X X X
Plastistrength® L1000 High performance acrylic lubricant providing metal release and improved surface finish +++ +++ +++ No X X X

Films and sheets

Clearstrength® impact modifiers have a large presence in production of film and sheet products, offering excellent impact resistance. Plastistrength® process aids improve formulation metal release properties in extrusion and calendaring applications for film and sheet.

Clearstrength® - MBS impact modifiers

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Product Description Typical Applications Availability
  Opaque Transparent UV resistant Americas Asia Europe
Clearstrength® 223 high impact resistant modifier for opaque applications  +++     X X X
Clearstrength® 859 highest impact resistant modifier for opaque applications  +++     X X X
Clearstrength® W300 impact modifier for transparent and weatherable applications   +++ +++ X X X
Clearstrength® 140 impact modifier offering best transparency and crease-whitening resistance   +++   X X X
Clearstrength® 320 good transparency and crease-whitening resistance with medium impact performance   +++   X X X
Clearstrength® 350 high impact resistance for transparent applications    +++   X X X
Clearstrength® 303H best compromise of impact resistance and optical properties    +++   X X X
Plastistrength® - Acrylic processing aids

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Product Description Typical Applications Availability
  Opaque Transparent Americas Asia Europe
Plastistrength® 550 Medium molecular weight processing aid enhancing fusion and processability  +++ +++ X X X
Plastistrength® 551 Medium molecular weight processing aid enhancing fusion and processability at low use level  +++ +++ X X  
Plastistrength® 559 High molecular weight processing aid enhancing fusion and processability  +++ +++     X
Plastistrength® 562 Cost-efficient medium, high-molecular weight processing aid +++ +++ X X X
Plastistrength® 770 Lubricating processing aid offering metal release effect +++ +++ X X X
Plastistrength® L1000 High performance acrylic lubricant providing metal release and improved surface finish +++ +++ X X X

Roofing membranes and pool liners

Plastistrength® processing aids provide faster gelation and better welding, while Durastrength® provide enhanced cold bending resistance to PVC roofing membranes and pool liners.

Durastrength® - Acrylic impact modifiers

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Product Description Typical applications  Availability
  Flexible PVC Americas Asia Europe
Durastrength® 382 High rubber impact modifier, providing gloss and high impact strength to vinyl durable applications

 

+++

X X X
Plastistrength® - Acrylic processing aids

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Produit Description Applications courantes Disponibilité
  PVC flexible Amériques Asie Europe
Plastistrength® 550

Medium molecular weight processing aid enhancing fusion and processability 

+++ X X X
Plastistrength® 559 High molecular weight processing aid enhancing fusion and processability  +++     X
Plastistrength® 562

Cost-efficient medium, high-molecular weight processing aid

+++ X X X
Plastistrength® 770

Lubricating processing aid offering metal release effect

+++ X X X

PVC flooring

Plastistrength® processing aids contribute to better processability while Clearstrength® impact modifiers enhance the mechanical resistance of top transparent layer for PVC based flooring.

Clearstrength® - MBS impact modifiers

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Product Description Typical applications    Availability
  LVT Americas Asia Europe
Clearstrength® W300 Impact strength and sustain weatherability of transparent top PVC layer +++  X X X
Plastistrength® - Acrylic processing aids

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Product Description  Typical applications Availability
    LVT Americas Asia Europe
Plastistrength® 550 Medium molecular weight - fusion promoter and melt strength enhancer  +++ X X X
Plastistrength® 559 High molecular weight processing aid enhancing fusion and processability   +++  X X X
Plastistrength® 770 Lubricating processing aid offering metal release effect  +++  X X X

Home appliances

Clearstrength® and Durastrength® impact modifiers provide top quality impact resistance at both ambient and low temperatures.

Plastistrength® processing aids improve melt strength and eliminate surface defects.

Clearstrength® - MBS impact modifiers

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Product Description Typical applications Availability
  PVC PC, PC alloys UV resistant Americas Asia Europe
Clearstrength® 223 High impact resistant modifier for opaque applications in particular at low temperature  +++ ++   X X X
Clearstrength® 859 Highest impact strength for opaque applications in particular at low temperature  +++ ++   X X X
Clearstrength® E920 High ambiant and low temperature impact resistance and colorability   +++   X X X
Clearstrength® E950 Highest ambiant and low temperature impact resistance and colorability, best-in-class for polyester blends   +++   X X X
Durastrength® - Acrylic impact modifiers

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Product

 

Description

 

Typical applications

 

Availibility

  PVC PC, PC alloys UV resistant Americas Asia Europe
Durastrength® 320 Extreme cold-weather impact performant modifier offering balanced performance for processing and mechanical properties  +++   +++  X  X  
Durastrength® 350 Highest rubber acrylic impact modifier technology offering best efficiency while maintaining fusion promotion and processing   +++     X X  
Durastrength® 480 High performing impact modifier for Polycarbonates offering high temperature aging color      +++     X
Durastrength® 510 Multifunctional impact modifier offering improved fusion and high gloss   +++     X X  
Plastistrength® - Acrylic processing aids

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Product Description Typical applications Availability
  PVC PC, PC alloys Americas Asia Europe
Plastistrength® 530   +++   X X  
Plastistrength® 550 Medium molecular weight - fusion promoter and melt strength enhancer +++   X X X
Plastistrength® 551

 

+++   X X  
Plastistrength® 552 Morphology stabiliser processing aid allowing high impact strength, high flow behavior and additives dispersion   +++ X X  
Plastistrength® 559

High molecular weight processing aid enhancing fusion and processability

+++   X X  
Plastistrength® 562

Cost-efficient medium, high-molecular weight processing aid

+++   X X X

Plastistrength® 566

Ultra-high molecular weight processing aid enhancing fusion and processability +++   X X X

Plastistrength® 576

Ultra-high molecular weight processing aid enhancing fusion and processability +++   X X  

Automotive parts

Clearstrength® & Durastrength® impact modifiers provide excellent impact strength properties to automotive parts.

Clearstrength® - MBS impact modifiers

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Product Description Typical applications  Availability
  PVC PC, PC alloys UV resistant Americas Asia Europe
Clearstrength® 920

High ambiant and low temperature impact resistance and colorability

  +++   X X X
Clearstrength® 950 Highest ambiant and low temperature impact resistance and colorability, best-in-class for polyester blends   +++   X X X
Durastrength® - Acrylic impact modifiers

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Produit

 

Description

 

Applications courantes

 

Disponibilité

  PVC PC, alliages de PC Résistant aux UV Amériques Asie Europe
Durastrength® 480 High performing impact modifier for Polycarbonates offering high temperature aging color   

 +++

+++  X  X X