Alternatives to Fluorine-Containing Processing Aids

Continued Processing Ease with New Masterbatch Solutions

LyondellBasell understands plastic manufacturers, converters and brand owners are seeking alternatives to fluorine-containing compounds for their end-use applications as Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) regulations increase. When it comes to masterbatch process aids, LyondellBasell can deliver alternative solutions without sacrificing key performance properties.

Processing Issues Addressed

l Die build-up

l Pressure reduction

l Melt fracture

Target Properties Maintained

l Optical Properties

l Sealing and Laminating Properties

l Dyne Level Retention

l Coefficient of Friction

Within the LyondellBasell Polybatch portfolio, these alternative masterbatch process aids are formulated without fluorine-containing compounds and help cast and blown film producers manufacture with ease without affecting finished film characteristics. Additionally, these grades are available in a variety of carrier resins and are food contact compliant in the United States.

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