Stabilizers are added to PVC to allow its processing and to improve its resistance especially in outdoor applications, weathering and heat ageing and have an important influence on the physical properties of PVC finished articles. Factors such as process technology involved, technical requirements of PVC end product, regulatory requirements and cost, influence the choice of the stabilizer used.
Baerlocher’s Special Additives include oleochemicals (fatty acids and glycerine), metal soaps and lubricants. Furthermore, special services are provided in form-giving and development of customer-specific additive blends. These products and services are used in sophisticated polymer applications as well as in other industries.