AZDN, Additives for polymers and resins
As derivatives of Hydrazine Hydrate, the azo-bis-Isobutyronitrile, AZDN or AIBN, is used as blowing agent for PVC foam, or as polymerization initiator for synthesis of flocculant agents in water treatment.
Accolade® soil fumigant - dimethyl disulfide (DMDS) based soil fumigant, used for shank applications in fruits, vegetables and horticultural crops.
Accolade® enables a significant increase in marketable yield thanks to its broad spectrum efficacy against nematodes, weeds and soil-borne plant pathogens. An integrated pest management program based on Accolade® has globally demonstrated crop yields comparable to methyl bromide, at a distinctly lower cost to the grower.
Accolade®EC soil fumigant – emulsified soil fumigant based on dimethyl disulfide (DMDS), used for drip applications in fruits, vegetables and horticultural crops.
Accolade®EC enables a significant increase in marketable yield thanks to its broad spectrum efficacy against nematodes, weeds and soil-borne plant pathogens. An integrated pest management program based on Accolade®EC has globally demonstrated crop yields comparable to methyl bromide, at a distinctly lower cost to the grower.
Acrylic Soundproofing - Soundproof acrylic sheet: Altuglas® Sound Reduction
Altuglas® SRD (Sound Reduction Device) acrylic sheets for acrylic window soundproofing, offer insulation with maximum transparency for noise-proof barriers. This cast sheet range is a real sound reduction device meetingoffer insulation with maximum transparency for noise-proof barriers. This cast sheet range is a real sound reduction device meeting the stringent requirements of noise reduction (EN 1793 and EN 1794).
Acrylic acid is a colorless liquid above its freezing point of +13°C ( +56°F). It is fully miscible in water at +20°C (+68°F).
Acrylic acid will polymerize to form homopolymers and can be copolymerized with their esters and other vinyl monomers. Its carboxylic acid functionality provides anionic character and reactivity with alcohols and epoxides.
Acrylic extruded sheets - Altuglas® EX & Altuglas® EI
Altuglas International proposes two ranges of extruded acrylic sheets: the standard range Altuglas® EX and a more specific one Altuglas® EI for your applications requiring a strong impact resistance. Both ranges comply with the ISO 7823.2-2003 standard and are produced in Rho/Italy.
Acrylic letters - Signs letters: Altuglas® Blocks
Altuglas® Blocks propose an ease of use for your brand with thicknesses from 30 to 90 mm.
Only one material to machine and simplified fabrication steps for a reduced maintenance (no glue). Altuglas® Blocks diffuse the light intensively and offer high shock and excellent weather resistance.
Superb transformative properties.
Arkema is a leading global producer of acrylic monomers. Thanks to their unique properties acrylic monomers improve every day life by making products last longer, allowing water based formulations wihout solvents and a cleaner environment.
Adame® is produced by transesterification.
Cationic nature linked to the tertiary amino functionality, which can be enhanced by quaternization of the tertiary amine.
Adame® is mainly used for production of cationic monomers (Adamquat).
Ability to polymerize and copolymerize.
Adamquat MC 80
Adamquat brings cationic charge to polymers.
Monomers and homopolymers are water-soluble.
They have a good copolymerizability with Acrylamide.
The main market is the production of cationic polyacrylamides used as flocculent for wastewater and sludge treatment, paper retention and drainage aids and wet and dry strength for paper sheet formation.
Additives for PVC - Durastrength® Acrylic Impact Modifiers
As an industry standard for over 40 years, Durastrength® acrylic impact modifiers have constantly evolved to fit the needs of changing PVC applications around the world. The Durastrength® 200 & 300 series are designed for PVC window profile, siding, and pipe. Released in 2013, Durastrength® 350 which provides high efficiency in rigid vinyl products. It is commonly used for vinyl window profiles, siding, fencing and more.
Following on the successful launch of Durastrength® 350, Arkema is now offering in 2014 it's newest generation of PVC additives - Durastrength® 365, 365S, and 380. All of the 3-series Durastrength® modifiers are designed for low use levels while yielding superior performance in Charpy and falling weight tests. Durastrength® 380 is specially formulated for Ca/Zn stabilized PVC and is also useful in flexible and CPVC.
Additives for PVC - Plastistrength® Acrylic Processing Aids
Plastistrength® acrylic process aids are used in many PVC applications including rigid foam, pipe, window profile, trimboard, and sheet. Arkema's dedication to the PVC market around the globe has brought an intense research focus on new Plastistrength® products for foam and cellular PVC technologies. Arkema's new Plastistrength® 559, 560, and 566 processing aids offer medium and high molecular weights that allow for low use levels, improving efficiency. With improved efficiency, Plastistrength® 559, 560, and 566 will also yield better foam densities, cellular structure, and surface finish.
Traditional products such as Plastistrength® 550, 770, and L1000 are proven performers for calendared and extruded, rigid PVC. Arkema's new Plastistrength® 557 and 559 are an improvement on these all-purpose products. Plastistrength® 559 is a Ca/Zn one pack formulation for use in rigid PVC sheet applications.
Additives for Plastics - Clearstrength® MBS Impact Modifiers
Clearstrength® MBS impact modifiers are available around the world for use in engineering resins applications. The Clearstrength® E-series has been developed to withstand severe processing conditions and bring high impact peformance especially at low temperatures. Applications include PC/ABS monitor housings, PC/PBT automotive bumpers, and PC cell phone housings among a host of others. Our new MBS Clearstrength® XT100 offers the possibility to bring impact performances in high performance composites and structural adhesives markets.
Additives for Plastics - Durastrength® Acrylic Impact Modifiers
Durastrength® acrylic impact modifiers have been an industry standard for over 40 years. This is because of the excellent wide-open processing window and excellent weatherability in most plastics applications. The newly released Durastrength® 480 acrylic modifier has been optimized for polycarbonate and its main alloys PC/PBT and PC/ABS.
Additives for Plastics - Plastistrength® Acrylic Processing Aids
Using Plastistrength® acrylic processing aids in your engineering resins formulations will improve fusion and melt strength, while still providing excellent lubricity. If you are looking to optimize a PC, PC/ABS, or other alloy system to prevent sticking, burning, or anisotropy then contact us today to discuss Plastistrength® acrylic processing aids for plastics.
The Adiansol® range contains polyether polyols with different functionalities. These products are based on glycerin, trimethylolpropane (TMP), propylene glycol or amines. The Adiansol® polyols are mainly used as crosslinkers and building blocks.
Agrochemical and pharmaceutical synthesis intermediates
Mercaptans can be used for some intermediate synthesis in agrochemical and pharmaceutical markets. Sodium methyl mercaptide (SMM), ethyl mercaptan (EM) and tertio-butyl mercaptan (TBM) are used worldwide to produce intermediates entering for instance in terbufos or phorate agrochemicals.
Arkema also produces Amines, Oxygenated Solvents and Hydrazine Hydrate that can be useful in synthesizing intermediates.
Airsiev® Ox series
The Airsiev® Ox series is a range of molecular sieves designed for oxygen production by PSA (Pressure swing adsorption) process with a broad range of performances (Airsiev Ox 8 and Ox 19).
Airsiev® P series
The Airsiev® P series is a range of molecular sieves designed for air prepurification with four different performance ranges, for 140 minutes to 300 minutes of CO2 breakthrough (Airsiev P 140, P 180, P 220 and P 300).
Albone® hydrogen peroxide for industrial applications
Albone® is formulated for general hydrogen peroxide applications. It is mostly used in the bleaching of paper pulp and of natural and synthetic textile fibers, chemical synthesis, as well as environmental applications such as wastewater treatment and gas treatment. It is also used in the mining and metal treatment industries.
Alpure® sodium chlorate
Alpure® is Arkema's sodium chlorate (NaClO3) products that offers optimum brightness for paper bleaching applications. It can also be used in chemical processes such as the production of sodium chlorite and perchlorate, and ore treatment in mining industries.
Altuglas® CS Easy Forming acrylic sheets for sanitaryware
This Altuglas® CS Easy Forming acrylic sheets range has been specially designed for the deep and complex models of bathtubs and other sanitary appliances. The higher thermoformability of these sheets allows the designers to be even more audacious.
Altuglas® CS: Acrylic sheets for sanitaryware
Altuglas® CS PMMA range is specially designed for standard sanitary appliances (bathtubs, shower trays...). Available in glossy and satin surfaces.
Altuglas® acrylic sheet
Altuglas® sheet, balanced between performance and aestheticism, can be used as: signs, street furniture, showers, windows (construction and transportation).
Combining beauty and transparency, lightness and resistance and offering an infinite range of colors and finishes, the product portfolio is wide and incredibly rich, for the greatest delight of architects, designers and manufacturers.
This exceptional and innovative product gives place to imagination and creativity.
Amine additives for coating
Our amines are used in the synthesis of resins or directly in the final paint formulation. They can be used as neutralising agents in waterborn paints or as anti-skin in alkyd paints.
All products listed below are available from stock. Arkema is also developing amines per customer request (from first grams samples to hundred tons).
Amine corrosion inhibitors
Our amine-based additives help to prevent corrosion in water systems (power plants, boilers...), metal working fluids or refineries. They can also act as neutralising agents or oxygen or hydrogen sulfide scavengers.
Amines additives for PVC polymerization control
Arkema offers various solutions for controlling PVC polymerization: our product range especially includes polymerization initiators, shortstoppers, emergency killers and blowing agents.
Amines catalysts for foundry
Arkema offers amines catalysts for the manufacture of molds in foundry by the « PU cold box » process. Those amines can be used alone or blended. Arkema conceived and patented specific products, Alpamine® F4520, F4620, F4680 that combine optimized efficiency and handling easiness to specifically address your needs.
Apolhya® products are the only soft polyolefin based thermoplastic materials that can withstand high temperatures : 150° C and higher for over 3,000 hours. Special grafting processes and chemistry produce polyamide-grafted polyolefins having a unique co-continuous structure that provides for breakthrough properties. The Apolhya® range of products is suitable to the full spectrum of processing conditions (film casting, calendar and blown extrusion, injection moulding, etc.)