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PARALOID™ K-175 ER Acrylic Processing Aid

Polymeric lubricant that provides excellent hot metal release characteristics without affecting the clarity or compatibility of the vinyl (PVC) itself or of the finished parts.

Uses:

  • Improve hot metal release of PVC during melt processing
  • All methods of rigid PVC melt processing including calendering, extrusion, foam extrusion, and injection molding
  • Reduce equipment downtime for cleaning
  • Improve flow to edges of sheets and corners of profiles
  • Provide good release to prevent tearing at such locations
  • Improve surface tension for printing on sheet through reduction in waxy external lubricants

Benefits:

  • Excellent hot metal release characteristics during PVC processing
  • Reduces sticking and burning, friction, and shear-burning
  • Limits plate-out
  • Improves the PVC article appearance
  • Greatly extends the time between needing to shut down equipment for cleaning
  • Reduction in use of waxy external lubricants that are prone to plate-out and blooming to the surface
  • Does not bloom with time
  • Does not adversely affect the clarity of the vinyl (PVC) in clear applications
  • Effective in all conversion methods of rigid PVC melt processing

Properties

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Typical Properties

  • Molecular Weight Yes No Low
  • Type Yes No Lubrication

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