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A. Schulman at Wire & Tube: Highlights Engineered PA 6 & PP Grades for Wire & Tube Markets

Published on 2016-04-08. Author : SpecialChem

AKRON, Ohio -- A. Schulman Inc., among the leading international suppliers of high-performance plastic compounds, composites powders, and resins, offers a broad product range which replies to the stringent demands of the wire & tube market. The Company is showcasing this product portfolio at the Wire & Tube Exhibition in Dusseldorf, Germany.

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Fig. 1: A. Schulman Inc.

From April 4 - 8 visitors to the Wire & Tube Exhibition are invited to discover A. Schulman’s product range at booth #F33 in hall 16. The product range is composed of custom designed or of-the-shelf products ranging from color and black or white masterbatches, engineered plastics and specialty powders to engineered composites and distribution services. More specifically, A. Schulman is highlighting the following innovative grades at the event:
  • ICORENE® N7510 and COTENE® N75120 are specialty powders which have been developed for the technically and economically demanding market of wire fence panels. Both products are an attractive alternative to polyester powder, while offering the advantages of thermoplastic coatings at a competitive cost.
  • COTENE® M1108 and COTENE® M1208 thermoplastic coating powders with very high adhesion properties. They particularly suitable for applications such as wires and tubes, lampposts, street furniture, gates etc., which are used in aggressive environments.
  • SCHULAMID® 6 HV0 H FR is a high viscosity, flame-retardant and heat stabilized Polyamide 6 grade. The material is halogen-free and can be used for the highest Hazard Level (HL3) on Requirements Set R22 and R23. It is hence particularly recommended for railway applications.
  • POLYFORTTM PPC MT40 E is a 40% talc filled, high impact polypropylene copolymer extrusion grade. Due to its constant processing behavior it is suitable for difficult extrusion applications.
  • POLYBLAKTM SD 7770 is a black masterbatch aimed at water pipe insulation purposes. It helps to reduce the noise level to a minimum and ultimately improves the life quality of residents.

About A. Schulman, Inc.


A. Schulman, Inc. is among the leading international suppliers of high-performance plastic compounds and resins headquartered in Akron, Ohio. Since 1928, the Company has been providing innovative solutions to meet its customers' demanding requirements. The Company's customers span a wide range of markets such as packaging, mobility, building & construction, electronics & electrical, agriculture, personal care & hygiene, sports, leisure & home, custom services and others. The Company employs approximately 5,000 people and has 58 manufacturing facilities globally. A. Schulman reported net sales of approximately $2.4 billion for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2015.

Source: A. Schulman, Inc.

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