Plastic Additives

Pigment and additives synergy driving efficiency in the plastic industry
MASTER BATCH ASIA 2012 ,
26-28 th March 2012 Dr. Jitendra.Kapadia– Technical Business Development Manager, Plastic Additives Asia Pacific

Outlines
1. Needs of the plastics Industry 2. Additives / Pigment Synergy and interactions knowhow 3. Industry sectors i. ii. Packaging Automotive

iii. Textiles iv. Agriculture

v.

Electrical & Electronics

vi. Building & Construction 4. Conclusions
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Needs of the Plastic Industry
Providing custom made individualized solutions

Need for clear, factual and evidence based communication

Sustainability, e.g. •Social responsibility •Environment •Commercial success
ex: Weight reduction • Recycling

“Fit for the purpose” products

Plastics market: How to handle these needs?
Low energy and low waste solutions required

Minimize cost of risk

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Building & Construction 4.Outlines 1. Industry sectors i. Textiles iv. ii. Agriculture v. Electrical & Electronics vi. Packaging Automotive iii. Needs of the plastics Industry 2. Conclusions MB Asia 2012 . Additives / Pigment Synergy and interactions knowhow 3.

Important to Understand Failure Criteria Color fading of the red pigment: Bleaching Polymer degradation on the surface: Cracks Stabilized Non stabilized Stabilized Non stabilized  Diagnosis on origin of failure is a must to optimize formulation MB Asia 2012 .

Possible Influence of HALS-Pigment During process: Right choice of pigment + HALS to avoid discoloration MB Asia 2012 .

Outlines  Needs of the plastics Industry  Additives / Pigment Synergy and interactions knowhow  Industry sectors  Packaging  Automotive  Textiles  Agriculture  Electrical & Electronics  Building & Construction  Conclusions MB Asia 2012 .

Additives & colourants combinations in all sectors Agriculture E&E Automotive B&C Packaging Textile MB Asia 2012 .

Conclusions MB Asia 2012 . Building & Construction 4. Electrical & Electronics vi. Agriculture v.Outlines 1. Industry sectors i. Packaging Automotive iii. Needs of the plastics Industry 2. ii. Textiles iv. Additives / Pigment Synergy and interactions knowhow 3.

Packaging EFFECTS • Light Stability • Weather Resistance • Anti-scratch • Antistatic • Nucleating • Aesthetic BRANDS • Tinuvin® • Chimassorb® • Uvinul® • Irgastab® NA • Irgaclear® • Irgastat® P • Cromophtal® • Paliotol®/ Irgalite® • Heliogen® MB Asia 2012 .

Juices. Detergents & Shampoos  Pharmaceutical  Cosmetics MB Asia 2012 . Milk.Packaging . Sliced meat.Beer.Market trends  Trend to transparent packaging  Increased products exposure to UV and Visible light – Little to no UV filtering – Limited and random protection from visible light  Need for protection against light  Food .

the enemy  An issue for many products categories  Causes undesirable changes of the packaged products  in appearance. color  in flavor or odor  in nutritional value  Compromises the aspect and the quality of the packaged products  Affects negatively the brand image  Limits ingredient/product/package development choices  Shortens the product shelf-life MB Asia 2012 .Light .

The Color Original product unexposed to light Product exposed to light in PET Bottles MB Asia 2012 .

UV Filters .protect the color Product exposed to light in PET Bottles containing BASF UV filters Original product unexposed to light Product exposed to light in PET Bottles MB Asia 2012 .

Returnable Packaging: Crates performance properties during use e. Outdoor stacked bottle crates Performance requirements:  Color light fastness  Colors capable of overcoloring regrind  Polymer UV stability & oxidation resistance  Wash-resistance  Dimension control (warping) MB Asia 2012 .g.

Crates. HDPE: Reduce Warping with Low Warping Pigment High demand on stackability Red-1: Warping Red-2: Improved warping behavior with low warping pigment PE-HD injection molded crates: red pigmented PR 254  Maintain dimensional stability and provide productivity improvement MB Asia 2012 .

2% HALS Melt fracture in LLDPE-film MB Asia 2012 .High compatibility with PPA.2% 5050H 0.2% 5050H 0.2% HALS Melt fracture in TiO2-white LLDPE film 0. Polymer Processing Aid 0.

Influence of HALS on heat seal properties in packaging films MB Asia 2012 .

Packaging Automotive iii. Building & Construction 4.Outlines 1. Needs of the plastics Industry 2. Textiles iv. ii. Electrical & Electronics vi. Agriculture v. Additives / Pigment Synergy and interactions knowhow 3. Industry sectors i. Conclusions MB Asia 2012 .

Automotive EFFECTS • Light Stability • Weather Resistance • Anti-scratch • Antistatic • Nucleation • Aesthetic • Heat Management BRANDS • Tinuvin® • Chimassorb® • Uvinul® • Irgasurf® • Irgastab® • Irgastat® • Cromophtal® • Sicotan®/ Sicopal® • Lumogen® MB Asia 2012 .

1 % Conventional system Samples: 2 mm plaques.2 % IRGANOX® B 225 + 0.400 nm) 450 MJ/m2 (SAE J 1885.Tinuvin XT 855 .1 % CaSt 300 MJ/m2 (SAE J 1885.400 nm) TINUVIN® XT 855 avoids mold deposit Samples: Hexane used as a polyolefin simulation MB Asia 2012 .1 % TINUVIN® XT 855 0. injection molded gray interior PP copo with 15 % talc containing 0. 300 .powerful light stabilizer Initial 0. 300 .

left: N127. right: 21326 MB Asia 2012 .Irgasurf SR 100 B performance Control 3% Irgasurf® SR 100 B Sample: Gray standard TPO + 20 % talc Test: 5-finger scratch test on grained plaques.

5% PPA + 0.5%Uvinul 5050H MB Asia 2012 .5%HALS 0.5% PPA + 0.5% PPA + 0.Interaction of HALS with PPA Pure PPA 0.5%HALS 0.

Packaging Automotive iii. Needs of the plastics Industry 2. Textiles iv. Industry sectors i. Conclusions MB Asia 2012 . Building & Construction 4. Electrical & Electronics vi. Additives / Pigment Synergy and interactions knowhow 3.Outlines 1. Agriculture v. ii.

Textile EFFECTS • Light Stability • Weather Resistance • Polymer modification • Flame Retardancy • Antistatic • Colouration BRANDS • Tinuvin® • Chimassorb® • Uvinul® • Flamestab® • Irgatech® CR • Irgastat® P • Irgastab® • Cromophtal® • Sicotan®/Sicopal® • Oracet®/Filamid®/Filester® MB Asia 2012 .

Chimassorb® 2020 – Excellent LS for PP fibers/ Flims No HALS State of art HALS Chimassorb® 2020 Consistent and high color-yield for pigment/UV combined masterbatch  Increase production efficiency compare to traditional HALS Improved melt-flow control and less filter blockage for fiber spinning ( FPV specified) MB Asia 2012 .

Electrical & Electronics vi.Outlines 1. ii. Packaging Automotive iii. Additives / Pigment Synergy and interactions knowhow 3. Agriculture v. Textiles iv. Needs of the plastics Industry 2. Conclusions MB Asia 2012 . Building & Construction 4. Industry sectors i.

Agriculture EFFECTS • Light Stability • Thermal Stability • Colouration BRANDS • Tinuvin® • Chimassorb® • Uvinul® • Cromophtal® • Heliogen® • Lumogen® F MB Asia 2012 .

Pesticide resistance Light Stabilizers for agro-film High Agrochemical resistance • UV stabilization a key requirement to withstand for 3 years & more Tinuvin® NOR™ 371 Tinuvin® XT 200 Tinuvin® XT 100 • Photosynthetically active range ( PAR) •Colorants improve yields in Mulch & GH films Tinuvin® 494 Tinuvin® 111 Standard HALS HALS Standard Low MB Asia 2012 .

Textiles iv. Additives / Pigment Synergy and interactions knowhow 3. Building & Construction 4. Packaging Automotive iii. Electrical & Electronics vi. ii. Needs of the plastics Industry 2. Agriculture v. Conclusions MB Asia 2012 . Industry sectors i.Outlines 1.

Electrical & Electronics EFFECTS • Light Stability • Weather Resistance • Flame Retardancy • Antistatic • Heat Stability •Aesthetic BRANDS • Tinuvin® • Chimassorb® • Uvinul® • Irgastab® KV • Irgastat® P • Cromophtal® • Paliotol®/ Irgalite® • Heliogen® • Oracet® MB Asia 2012 .

Photovoltaics • Photovoltaic to withstand exposure to heat and sunlight for 25 years • Effective use of light spectrum MB Asia 2012 .

Industry sectors i. Additives / Pigment Synergy and interactions knowhow 3. ii. Electrical & Electronics vi.Outlines 1. Agriculture v. Conclusions MB Asia 2012 . Textiles iv. Packaging Automotive iii. Needs of the plastics Industry 2. Building & Construction 4.

Building & Construction EFFECTS • Light Stability • Weather Resistance • Nuceating • Flame retardancy • Colouration • Heat Management BRANDS • Tinuvin® • Chimassorb® • Uvinul® • Tinuvin® XT • Irgastat® P • Irgastab® • Melapur® • Irganox® MD • Cromopthal®/ Heliogen® • Sicopal® / Sicotan ® • Lumogen® MB Asia 2012 .

Stabilization systems for PVC • Tinuvin XT 833 designed for flexible PVC ( Roofing membranes with TiO2) • Uvinul 3039 for PVC and Unsaturated polyesters MB Asia 2012 .

Conclusions Broad offering. knowledge of pigment/additive/polymer and regulatory expertise enables BASF to support its customers and help them create value with optimized cost/performance MB Asia 2012 .

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