Eastman debuts resin for extrusion blow molding

Published: October 10, 2012 6:00 am ET

Eastman Chemical Co. has debuted a new polymer aimed at extrusion blow molding and packaging applications needing a resin identification system.

Aspira One is compatible in the PET recycling stream, claims the Kingsport, Tenn., firm. Its sustainability properties include better process efficiency, lower scrap rates and a clear and glossy glass alternative.

Eastman says Aspira One can provide an ingrated clear handle and is tough. The polymer is BPA-free and contains no antimony and halogens.

Compared with EPET, Aspira One exhibits no haze, is free of gels and does not degrade in processing, according to the company.

Tel. 800-327-8626 or 423-229-2000, fax 423-229-1193.


Comments

Eastman debuts resin for extrusion blow molding

Published: October 10, 2012 6:00 am ET

Post Your Comments


Back to story

Market Reports

Plastics Recycling Trends in North America

This report is a review and analysis of the North American Plastics Recycling Industry, including key trends and statistics based on 2013 performance. We examine market environment factors, regulatory issues, industry challenges, key drivers and emerging trends in post-consumer and post-industrial recycling.

Learn more

Injection Molding Market Analysis & Processor Rankings

Plastics News BUNDLED package contains our in-depth Market Analysis of the Injection Molding segment. You will gain keen insight on current trends and our economic outlook.

As a BONUS this includes PN's updated 2014 database of North American Injection Molders RANKED by sales volume. Sort, merge, mail & prospect by end market, materials processed, region, # of plants and more.

Learn more

Plastics Caps & Closures Market Report

The annual recap of top trends and future outlook for the plastics caps & closures market features interviews with industry thought leaders and Bill Wood’s economic forecast of trends in growing end markets. You will also gain insight on trends in caps design, materials, machinery, molds & tooling and reviews of mergers & acquisitions.

Learn more

Upcoming Plastics News Events

June 2, 2015 - June 3, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - Chicago 2015

September 15, 2015 - September 17, 2015Plastics Caps & Closures - September 2015

More Events