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Flame retardants

Every day in Europe there are about 12 fire victims and 120 people severely injured. The economic loss, which runs to several billion euros each year, must not be ignored either. For these reasons, fire protection, fire-proof products and thus, also flame retardants (FRs) play an important role in industry. Flame retardants (also named fire […]

Paltentaler becomes euroMinerals

We would like to inform you that from 1st January 2017 onwards, Paltentaler Minerals GmbH will be called euroMinerals GmbH.

Collaboration with SUEK

Keyser & Mackay is pleased to announce their collaboration as an exclusive distributor for SUEK’s range of SphereFill Ceramic and Glass Microspheres. This new partnership builds on agreements between the two companies in Europe and will come into force from November 2016.

Collaboration BYK-Gardner and Keyser & Mackay in The Netherlands

BYK-Gardner, the instruments division of BYK, will work closely with Keyser & Mackay in The Netherlands to serve our customers even better.

Nubifer NB-803K

Nubifer NB-803K is a new “manganese ferrite” (CI Pigment 33) pigment produced by Nubiola. Because of its high fastness properties it is used in high temperature paint systems and plastics where other black pigments ( e.g. Iron oxide blacks) are not suitable. 

Précimicron new collaboration for powder calibration

Keyser & Mackay France starts a new collaboration with Précimicron, a French industrial company specialized in screening and powder calibration. 

Xyntra introduces its new Inverse Thickener – Xynpol AX216R

Xynpol AX216R is a multifunctional inverse emulsion thickener suitable for a wide range of water based formulations. Properties and Applications Xynpol AX216R is already in solution and pre-neutralized. Thickening is very rapid in water based systems without need for additional alkali or surfactants. Xynpol AX216R produces formulations with extremely ‘short’ flow characteristics and shear-thinning rheology […]

LKAB Launching MAGNIF as functional filler for polymer detection

For more details please contact Guillaume Poulain.

BYKO2BLOCK®-1200 – New Barrier Additive for PLA-based Food Packaging Applications

The use of bioplastics in the packaging industry has become progressively relevant. In particular, polylactide (PLA), also known as polylactic acid, is playing an increasingly important role. Its biodegradability, even if only in industrial composting units, and its transparency makes it an ideal material for use in food packaging. However, its permeability to gases such […]

Flame retardancy

ADRAFOC CR-B (carcinogenic free alternative ATO). As it is well known, antimonium trioxide is a carcinogenic product, what means when a solution like ADRAFOC CR-B from our house ADRASA that is not carcinogenic, is available in the market, it should be the first interest to adopt it as it surely concerns about the health of your […]

VB Techno: new principal for Keyser & Mackay

VB Techno appointed Keyser & Mackay in The Netherlands, Belgium, France and Poland for their barium and zinc based functional fillers. VB Techno is a Swiss-based company, founded in 2010 and they exploit mines and production facilities in China. The functional fillers and pigments are used in a.o. coatings & inks, plastics, rubber, masterbatches and pharmaceutical applications.