News from Plastics & Rubber
Phosphorescent pigments (glow in the dark)
The supplier of these materials is the Japanese company Nemoto, they produce a special series of LumiNova phosphorescent pigments. These pigments are based on the chemistry of strontium aluminate. They differ drastically from conventional phosphorescent pigments which are either zinc sulfide or radioisotope based for their luminous properties. Main features of LumiNova : Afterglow time ten times longer than […]
Keyser & Mackay enter the UK market
Keyser & Mackay has taken the strategic decision to enter the UK market. This decision has been taken in the context of developing a stable, secure and long-term presence within the UK, focussing on chemical specialities for the coatings, sealants, adhesives and plastics sectors. This venture is being spearheaded by the newly appointed, Sales Director, […]
Signed agreement with Pflaumer Brothers Inc
We are pleased to announce that we have been appointed as the European distributor of the Teraspartic® range of polyaspartic amines manufactured by Pflaumer Brothers Inc. We have signed an agreement with Pflaumer Brothers Inc to promote, sell and distribute their Teraspartic® range of polyaspartic amines within Europe. Teraspartic® polyaspartic amines are sterically hindered, secondary […]
JECC 2022, May 3 – 5
Find us on the KEYSER & MACKAY stand, Hall 6 Stand L77 We will be able to present our selection of JEC2022 functional raw materials to you on the themes: • increase the performance and longevity of your products with our toughening agents for epoxy/polyurethane system, our reinforcing fillers, our PU foam stabilizers, our PTFE, […]
WEBseminar Additives for thermosets
The WEB seminar will take place online on April 4 and 5, 2022 via Ms Teams. The WEBseminar uses numerous practical examples to show how to make the right choice and how to apply additives. During the various sessions, the possibilities with the product portfolio for thermosets will be presented by means of practical examples. […]
New collaboration for the Bioplastic market with AdBioplastics
We are proud to announce our new collaboration for the Bioplastic market with AdBioplastics and their multipurpose additive for PLA compounds. ADBio PLA+ is a bio-based (>65%) thermoplastic polymeric additive that will improve several properties through a nano-structuration of the pure PLA matrix. With addition of 10-20% AdBio PLA + you can: Improve mechanical and optical properties of the virgin […]
Gujarat Fluorchemicals GmbH
We are pleased to announce, Gujarat Fluorochemicals GmbH and Keyser and Mackay have entered into a strategic agreement. Keyser and Mackay is appointed as an exclusive Distributor of INOLUB™ PTFE Micropowders for all applications, except Lubricants and Greases, market in Spain, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, Czech Republic. Gujarat Fluorochemicals Limited (GFL) is […]
K&M starts to cooperate with Rianlon
Keyser & Mackay Germany has been cooperating with the Chinese additives manufacturer Rianlon since the beginning of 2021. Founded in 1994 in Tianjin, the company is one of the world’s leading producers of antioxidants (RIANOX®), light stabilizers (RIASORB®) and U-pack® systems. In a total of 5 state-of-the-art production facilities on more than 700,000m², Rianlon produces […]
Nature’s own fire retardant. UltraCarb is a halogen free fire retardant produced from our own natural deposits containing two minerals: hydromagnesite and huntite.
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 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 […]
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.