Recently, in an in-depth article exploring the latest trends in the world of recycling, Holland Colors was featured as one of the innovative companies striving to make a difference.
article, Contributing to improving the appearance of recycled productsdescribes how difficult it is to match the appearance of recycled plastic materials to that of virgin polymer. Still, it emphasizes that these companies are ready to take on the challenge.
Achieving consistent color is a challenge when using high post-consumer recycled (PCR) content due to the wide variation in color and quality of plastic recycling. However, manufacturers of pigments and color masterbatches are developing new products and technologies to help meet this challenge.
In this article, Mark Kalisvaart, Global Product Market Manager for Additives, details his views on this topic and how Holland Colors is tackling these issues head-on.
Mark elaborates on the circumstances surrounding color degradation and gives a broader look at it unintentionally added substances (NIAS).
The NIAS of recycled plastics should be minimized to levels that meet stringent regulatory requirements. His research areas focus on two approaches: preventing the formation of these substances, or decontaminating used materials.
Mark also highlights how our tint mask additive helps with discoloration that occurs in mechanical recycling. In a side-by-side comparison, there is a clear difference. If you want to see the difference firsthand, check out this interactive slider that shows what the bottle looks like with and without the Tintmask.
This is a very interesting article, very detailed and highly recommended. If you would like to learn more about Tintmask or find out how we can help in other ways, please contact us.
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