UV stabilizers

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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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 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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UV stabilization

The Best Plastic Additives for UV, Thermal, and Anti-Oxidant Stabilization

Manufacturers who work with plastic materials rely on plastic additives for a variety of purposes. The ultraviolet (UV), thermal, and anti-oxidant stabilization plastic additive properties provide cost-effective solutions to plastic protection. They prolong the life of polymers in various plastics by protecting them from degradation in unfavorable environments. Here are the protective benefits of Phoenix …

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What are Process Aids and UV Stabilizers?

Plastics are made by polymerization. This chemical process creates long chains of repeating molecules made primarily of carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen. The physical and chemical properties of the plastic are dictated by the structure of those molecules. Process aids, UV stabilizers, and other additives are added to plastics to change their properties. Here’s how process …

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