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Flexible PVC: How to Avoid Unwanted Color Development

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In flexible PVC, unwanted color development is a frequent problem. Colors can show up unexpectedly: it can happen immediately after high temperature processing of flexible PVC or weeks or months after a plastic part is produced. It leads to scrapped production and product failures in the field, which can both be very expensive. But how to solve the issue when you are not sure about the cause?

Watch this tutorial and learn the 8 main causes behind all the cases of color development. Our specialist Paul Daniels will also uncover what you should do to avoid each of these pitfalls. You are just one step away from saying definitive good bye to color issues!

Author : Paul Daniels

Paul Daniels

Paul Daniels has nearly 35 years experience in plasticizers.

Throughout his career, he has served in both technical and marketing roles, from solving customer problems in processing and end-use performance to manufacturing and developing new plasticizers as well as identifying new markets.

He has authored a number of technical papers and patents and has served on technical committees with various groups for SPI, SPE, Resilient Floor Covering Institute and the Chemical Fabrics and Film Association.

Since retiring from his latest role as a senior staff chemist with Exxon Mobil, Paul is now a technical consultant and writer.

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