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Dow Introduces RESILITY™ Innovative Rotomolding Resins to Meet Diverse Demands

Published on 2017-10-06. Author : SpecialChem

Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, a business unit of DowDupont Materials Science, has launched RESILITY™ Innovative Rotomolding Resins, designed to meet the diverse demands of rotomolding applications without sacrificing:

  • Strength
  • Integrity
  • Performance

RESILITY™ Innovative Rotomolding Resins
RESILITY™ Innovative Rotomolding Resins

This next generation of solutions combined with the collaborative fabrication and testing facilities of Dow’s Pack Studios offers a wide range of opportunities to accelerate development and differentiate products.

RESILITY™


Key characteristics of RESILITY™ include:
  • Improved UV and weathering protection 
  • Durable and vibrant colored parts

For rotomolders, RESILITY™ provides wide processing windows and fast cycle times in addition to resin stability, which creates opportunities to downgauge, reduce plate out and increase regrind incorporation.

R&D 100 Award Finalists


Dow’s XUS 58441.00 Experimental Soft Touch Copolymer within the RESILITY™ product family was recently recognized as a 2017 R&D 100 Award finalist. This technology combines soft touch and feel with resistance to impact, slip and abrasion, offering a differentiated solution for products such as toys, furniture, grips and non-slip surfaces.

Christina Mahally, marketing manager for Dow Packaging & Specialty Plastics, said:
“We’ve built the RESILITY™ portfolio with the rotomolder and end user in mind by offering optimized processing as well as product resilience and stability. Paired with our fabrication and testing capabilities at Pack Studios, we’re able to deliver a one-stop source for rotomolding solutions.”

Dow’s Pack Studios are an exclusive network of technical leaders, equipment and testing capabilities that enables collaboration and accelerated product development. The Pack Studios facility in Freeport, Texas offers a full suite of developmental rotomolding capabilities, including:
  • Physical and Thermal Characterization
  • Light and Electronic Microscopy
  • Compounding and Dry Blending
  • Pulverization
  • Rotational Molding with Internal Air-based Process Control
  • ARM, Gardner, Izod, Charpy and Instrumented Dart Impact Testing
  • Fabricated Part Testing
  • UV and Weathering Testing
  • Regrinding 


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Source: Dow
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