CYLATEC SAYS PRODUCT IS SAFE WAX ALTERNATE

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Cylatec Inc. claims its new dispersing and processing aid increases wet-out of color, filler and other additives in concentrates. The Canton, Ohio, firm touts it as a safe, odorless replacement for wax.

CylaCell PA is a multicomponent, inorganic white powder that can reduce drive torque and increase productivity in compounding.

CylaCell PA acts as a coupling agent and viscosity depressant and is recommended at usage levels of 0.15-0.25 percent. Its wet-out capabilities can reduce pigment loadings, according to the company.

A spokesman said injection molders also could use CylaCell to improve processing of highly filled compounds.

Tel. (330) 492-2854, fax (330) 492-3956.