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Pigments of Perfect Plastics

by John Steffen Consultant
Plastic products are commonly used to manufacture different products that come in our daily usage. It is molded in different shapes and sizes, which makes it easy to be used for different purposes. In addition, these plastic products are available in attractive colours that make them more adorable and exciting. Today, toys, jewelry boxes, stationery items, home décor and other kind of accessories are manufactured in plastic and they are dolled up beautifully with attractive use of colours.

The pigments used in the colouring process make the colour looks perfect and realistic.

How does colourful plastic look so natural?
The reason of pigment or colours that make the plastic look so natural and attractive is filler masterbatches. Also known as calcium carbonate, the filler masterbatches are used to modify the properties of plastic to make it easy to get coloured and compatible for multiple uses. Not only it adds colour to the plastic but also it improves its quality and its physical property.

There are other benefits of calcium carbonate filler, which is why manufacturers mandatorily adds it during the plastic product manufacturing process:

1.    Increased Quality
The use of filler masterbatches help in increasing the quality of plastic and the product as it increases the stiffness, shade, and overall quality of the plastic that make the colour look natural. It makes the plastic to get suitable for customized grades. Also, with added standard quality these fillers help the plastic product to remain in use for long duration.

2.    Environmental Protection
The CaCo3 masterbatches match the quality of plastic to the environmental benchmarks that is making it compatible for use with respect to environment concerns. It ensures that the plastic do not harm the environment and remain healthy for human and animals’ use.

3.    Wide Application
The plastic products go through different process before being manifested into final shape.  The masterbatch suppliers use it in the manufacturing process of plastic product to make them compatible for multiple applications as there is no environmental and health harm connected with it. It can be used in different applications like blow molding, raffia tape, injection moulding, tarpaulin, strapping etc.

4.    Ease of Maintenance
It is easy to maintain plastic products coated with these filler masterbatches as there is no need of much dusting, cleaning, wiping etc to maintain it. It lasts for long with least maintenance.

5.    Reduced Cost
In addition to the other relevant benefits, the most attractive feature of this masterbatch is that reduces the cost of production and maintenance.


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