Going with the flow

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Published: Wednesday, 26 October 2011

K-Tron’s Jaime A. Gómez outlines the impact of flowability on material handling when using mineral fillers in polymer resins

Without plastics additives, polymer resins will find very limited uses and fail to perform in most applications. A wide range of materials such as extenders, plasticisers, fillers and process aids are added during the plastic compounding process to help with the process and compensate for the resin’s weaknesses in achieving...

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