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Compounders

Calcium Carbonate Masterbatch (CaCO3) for Compounders

Save by using PLASPER® Masterbatch (CaCO3) and you will improve the quality and the production process of your product

The PLASPER® Calcium Carbonate Masterbatch is a mineral modifier with a high, very fine, treated CaCO3 content that has an excellent dispersion in the final product, indicated for direct addition in the processing of polyolefins. The PLASPER® mineral modifier is designed to increase productivity, reduce energy costs and improve properties.

ADVANTAGES

Economic saving

  • Reduction in energy consumption
  • Reduction in raw material costs of 3% to 20%, depending on the percentage of PLASPER® used
  • Reduction of polymer consumption
  • The PLASPER® concentrates produce a whitish appearance, which saves the use of TiO2

Using the PLASPER® CaCO3 MB allows the transformer to have control over their formulations, which allows for more flexibility in the purchase of raw material.

Improvements in productivity

  • The CaCO3 increases the thermal conductivity of the minerals, which results in more rapid heating and cooling of the polymer (Fig. 1)
  • Improves the processability/transformation and the extrusion performance
  • Considerably increases the speed of the line for faster process times
  • Improves dispersion

Improves properties

  • The CaCO3 mineral MB can be added at high doses
  • Using the PLASPER® CaCO3 mineral MB improves the mechanical properties

Environmentally friendly

  • Carbon footprint smaller than the virgin polymer

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR USE

  • The application of the PLASPER® Masterbatches does not involve any modification to the production process
  • The most suitable dosing systems are:
    • Gravimetric dosing unit
    • Volumetric dosing unit (the best way is to use the feeder at the neck, between the hopper and the extruder)
    • Centralised mixing stations also give good results
  • Dosing: between 3% and 50%

PACKAGING

Our products are available in different types of packaging:

  • 25 kg Sacks
  • 1,250 kg Big-Bags
  • 25 Tn Tanker
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