Arkema Creates New Generation of Acrylic Impact Modifiers For Engineering Resins

Arkema has developed Durastrength® 440 impact modifier, an industry-leading acrylic Impact modifier for PC and alloys. Durastrength® 440 is based on acrylic chemistry designed to impart excellent ambient and cold temperature impact to PC and PC blends.

Key benefits include:

  1. Outstanding low temp impact resistance: Similar performance to MBS so can withstand -40°C and still remain ductile.
  2. Excellent weatherability and thermal aging: Retaining color and mechanical properties upon exposure to these elements.
  3. Excellent colorability: Minimal impact on the color vs conventional acrylics.

 

 

 Download the Durastrength® 440 TDS

End User Demand for Better Flame Retardants is Increasing

Here’s a fun fact that you already know: flame retardants are used in just about EVERYTHING! And by everything I mean your coffee maker, cell phone, wood products, cables, airplane adhesives, paints & coatings, potting compounds, urethane foams, and the list goes on and on.


What you may not know is that better flame retardants are being demanded by customers and the government alike. End users are requesting more flame retardancy as flammability regulations become more stringent.


Have no fear. Palmer Holland has a wide supply of high quality flame retardants from industry leading manufacturers like Clariant, Focus Chemical, and TOR Minerals. These products are available from Palmer Holland in addition to our technical, national sales team that is ready to understand the challenges your business is facing and provide unique and effective solutions.

Contact your Plamer Holland account manager today for more information or request a sample.

 

Clariant Plastics & Coatings Landing Page

Clariant Exolit Overview.pdf

 

Focus Chemical Landing Page

 Focus Chemical Flame Retardants.pdf

 

TOR Minerals Landing Page

 

Another Successful Back To School Drive!

We took part in another Fill Their Bags campaign to prepare local kids in foster care for the upcoming school year, and it went great! Our employees were able to collect hundreds of school supplies to support children in our community. Thank you to everyone who took the time to gather and donate these items. They're going to go make a huge impact on a lot of deserving kids' lives!

 

Palmer Holland Announces Territory Expansion With Arkema



Cleveland, OH – Palmer Holland has announced that it has been awarded national coverage for Canada by Arkema Functional Polyolefins. The agreement bolts Canada onto Palmer Holland’s current territory of the entire United States.
 

The territory expansion features Arkema’s lines of Lotader®, Lotryl®, Evatane®, and Orevac®. Arkema Functional Polyolefins are used in a variety of applications including packaging, hot melt adhesives, construction, plastic compounds, automotive, and energy. 


For more information, contact your Palmer Holland account manager or the Palmer Holland Arkema Business Manager, Mike Johnson, at 724-554-5074 or mjohnson@palmerholland.com.

 

 Arkema Functional Polyolefins Brochure.pdf

 

If you'd like to learn more about the products involved in this transition, visit any one of the following sites:

Lotryl.com 
Orevac.com 
Lotader.com 
Evatane.com 

 

About Arkema:
A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance. Our balanced business portfolio spans high-performance materials, industrial specialties and coating solutions. Our globally recognized brands are ranked among the leaders in the markets we serve. Reporting annual sales of €7.5 billion in 2016, we employ approximately 20,000 people worldwide and operate in close to 50 countries. We are committed to active engagement with all our stakeholders. Our research centers in North

America, France and Asia concentrate on advances in bio-based products, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation. www.arkema.com