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BARRIERS TO GASES
FROM MULTILAYER TO NANOFILTER MATERIALS
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New nanocomposite products based on nano-clays are now
commercially available (e.g 6% in PA 6). The particular structure
of the filler allows the formation of barrier materials while retaining
most of the existing properties like toughness, clarity, oil / grease
resistance, hot-fill heat...
Multipurpose applications and PET beer bottles.
PP, Nylon 6, Copolyamide
Imperm (Nanocor)
Medium Barrier product for bottles and films.
Use as Core layer in 3 layers PET beer bottles.
Grades available in combination with oxygen
absorbers (Aegis OX).
Nylon 6, Barrier PA
Aegis, Honeywell
Packaging applications.
PP
(Clariant)
Barrier for multilayer packaging.
Gloss and clarity equivalent to costly copolyamide
films.
Good antiblock performances.
Nylon 6
Durethan LPDU (Bayer AG)
Comments / Applications
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