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Total Cray Valley at NPE2015: to Introduce Dymalink® 9100, an Additive for Polyethylene

Published on 2015-03-16. Author : SpecialChem

EXTON, Pa. -- Global functional additive manufacturer Total Cray Valley will be introducing Dymalink 9100, the first in a new class of additives for improved mechanical properties in polyethylene, at NPE2015: The International Plastics Showcase. Plastics formulation experts from Cray Valley will be exhibiting the new product at booth S23015. The show takes place March 23-27 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

Dymalink 9100 was developed by Cray Valley as an additive to improve mechanical properties in polyethylene such as yield strength, impact, modulus, and heat deflection temperature (HDT) without significantly affecting density. The fast crystallization of polyethylene has typically limited nucleation as a way to improve mechanical properties. The low loading levels of Dymalink 9100 provide the first way to improve these properties without significantly increasing polyethylene density.

“This is a truly novel development for the formulation of high-performance plastic products,” said Anthony Maroszan, global business development manager. “Adding just 1 to 2 percent of Dymalink 9100 can increase stiffness and HDT of high-density polyethylene by 20 to 30percent.”

NPE2015: The International Plastics Showcase brings together every sector of the plastics industry to highlight the latest technology, trends and equipment for every phase of plastics processing.

About Cray Valley
Globally based in Exton, Pa., Cray Valley HSC is part of Total’s Refining & Chemicals division. Cray Valley manufactures Norsolene®, Wingtack® , Cleartack® hydrocarbon resins; Poly bd®, Ricon® , Krasol® polybutadienes; SMA® copolymers; and Dymalink® coagents. These products are used as raw materials and additives for adhesives, rubber, polymers and other applications.

Source: Total Cray Valley

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