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Industry Standards for Plastic UV Protection

Just like our skin, plastics are sensitive to the sun and its damaging UV rays. Extended exposure to sunlight and harsh outdoor environments can break down the chemical bonding of plastics, leading to discoloration and weakening of the material. Fortunately to combat the harmful effects of UV radiation on the appearance and physical characteristics of …

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Urbanization

How Plastic Additives Can Assist in Times of Rapid Urbanization

No matter where you drive in the city, you can’t help but notice the increase in construction. Estimates show that construction will increase by 4.4% between 2020 and 2025. This increase is in response to the rapid rise in urbanization, which means more apartments, condos, restaurants, and other buildings are being built.  Top Benefits of …

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Phoenix Plastics and Plastic Additives

Why Are Companies Interested in Plastic Additives?

Plastics impact every aspect of modern life, and several industries depend on plastics entirely in their daily operations. Plastic additives are used to design plastics for their particular end-use, preventing the materials from being brittle and hard at low temperatures or soft and sticky at higher temperatures. According to Science Direct, flame retardants accounted for …

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The Importance of Flame Retardant Additives

If you are utilizing plastics, you are probably aware that there are many different types of additives that you can choose to operate in the manufacturing of your plastic. These additives serve various purposes, such as antimicrobial, chemical foaming agents, process aids, essential oils, and more. You may have even seen flame retardant additives. Flame retardant additives …

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The 3 things to Know When Using Plastic Additives for Food Storage

Between 2020 and 2021, the plastic additive market grew from $48.41 billion to $51.04 billion.  Fortune Business Insight expects the plastic additive market to grow to $75.2 billion.  The growth of plastic additive products shows the importance of the plastics manufacturing industry and the popularity of plastic packaging in the food and beverage industry, especially …

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Injection Molding

How Plastic Additives Are Used In Injection Molding

Injection molding is one of the more popular processes commonly used in manufacturing. Because of its popularity, this process is popular when mass-producing your product. This process of molding has also become popular thanks to its sustainability in manufacturing, especially in the plastic injection molding industry. With injection molding and the proper plastic additives, it …

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antimicrobial additives

Top 5 Benefits of Antimicrobial Additives in Plastic Products

Plastic products are strikingly ubiquitous, from space-age industrial components to cheap souvenirs. Though this ubiquity presents an environmental dilemma to any plastic producer, demand for this inexpensive and versatile miracle material is expected only to increase. While the reduction in plastic use remains a difficult sell, thoughtful design of plastic products can be more environmentally …

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