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RETAIN™ 3000 Polymer Modifier

A high performance functional polymer which promotes compatibility between polyolefins and polar polymers such as ethylene vinyl alcohol and polyamide.

Uses:

  • Recycle ready packaging with oxygen barrier
  • Improved compatibility and dispersion of recycled barrier film in polyolefin films
  • Food and beverage packaging

Benefits:

  • Compatibilization of polyolefins and polar polymers
  • Improved optical properties of compatibilized films
  • Suitable for use as dry blend or pre-compound
  • Good process stability

Properties

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Typical Properties

  • Anti-block Yes No No
  • Comonomer Yes No MAH
  • Compatibilizes Yes No EVOH, PA, PE, PP
  • Density (ASTM D792) Yes No 0.87 g/cm3
  • Functionality Yes No Compatibilizer
  • MAH Graft Level Yes No High
  • Melt Index (g/10min @190°C/21.6 kg) (ASTM D1238) Yes No 660
  • Melting Point in °C(°F) Yes No 67.8 (154) - ASTM D3895-14
  • Process Yes No Blown Film Extrusion, Cast Film
  • Product Family Yes No RETAIN
  • Slip Yes No No
  • Use Yes No Compatibilizer

RETAIN™ 3000 is a functional polymer which promotes compatibilization between polyolefins and polar polymers such as ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH), polyamide and blends of polar polymers. RETAIN™ 3000 functions to enhance the dispersion of the polar polymers into the polyolefin matrix such that the haze of the resulting structure is minimized. The utility may be achieved where the polyolefin is either a polyethylene or polypropylene.  

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