During the last couple of years, the market has seen increased activity in a new class of anti-corrosion plastic compounds called VCI (Volatile Corrosion Inhibitor). These new products were developed according to environmental standards. VCI today represents the most economical avenue in combating atmospheric corrosion damage to metals. It is estimated that in the US
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Flame retardants are in many consumer products. These are chemical compounds added to a variety of materials that help prevent or limit their combustibility. Adding these types of chemicals during the manufacturing process slows the spread of fire from consumer goods. Consumers rarely hear of or see the flame retardants that are in everyday 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
Plastic is a material that we all take for granted because it is so commonplace in our lives today. Yet, what most of us don’t think about is that every plastic product that we benefit from or make use of utilizes plastic that was compound for its specific purpose. Without compounding, plastic wouldn’t be nearly
Plastic is a mainstay in our society as it is used in an infinite number of products and applications. Plastics are formulated for their intended use. Plastics may contain some water that is formed in high-temperature molding and the water bubbles can cause holes and other defects, impacting the mechanical properties, quality, and appearance of
There are a variety of reasons that manufacturers choose to use polymer additives. Additives have been added to polymers for ages and as long as plastic is used this practice will continue. It’s because these additives effectively reduce costs, extend the life of the material, and reduce flammability, improve flexibility and make processing simpler among
Located in Conroe, TX, just north of Houston, Phoenix Plastics was founded in 1996 but our staff has more than 75 years of experience in the plastic industry. Our testing and processing takes place in-house, which allows Phoenix Plastics to maintain high quality standards. Phoenix Plastics is an ISO:9001 certified company.
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