Additives that improve end-use applications and yield consistent results, further enhancing your product’s quality in the marketplace.
With the right additive dispersions empowering your products, you’ll never have to compromise on functionality, processing performance or aesthetics. That’s why we provide you with a custom solution that is optimized for your application, yields consistent results, and allows your product to operate at its best. Our additives ensure long-lasting performance, whether that means standing up to the sun’s rays, preventing ignition or the spread of flames, or counteracting microbe growth.
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Americhem Additive Offerings
Our softness-enhancing products let you choose a softness level for your product. Combine it with your ideal color, and you’ll emerge with a custom solution for your nonwoven product.
Protect your products from a breadth of microorganisms with antimicrobial additives designed for synthetic fibers, nonwovens, turf, and plastic products.
While many commercial polymers are inherently flammable, with the right flame-resistance modifiers, you can use your material of choice to its full potential.
Provide protection from UV light-induced degradation, everything from fibers to profile extrusions to molded parts are defended against weathering.
Create products that resist oxidative/thermal degradation during processing and use with additives engineered to inhibit the oxidative process in specific polymers.
Decrease the coefficient of friction in a wide range of polymer products with slip agents designed to improve production efficiency and downstream handling.
Improve performance by reducing cycle times, increasing throughput and freeing up capacity.
Our Additive Product Lines
Protect against color fading and UV degradation while maximizing performance and extending the aesthetic life of fibers and packaging.
Select your preferred softness level and develop a highly sought-after haptic for applications involving touch. Enables a multitude of production options and a span of usage rates.
Enhance your product’s protection against bacteria, fungus, algae, and more. Additional benefits include superior processability for plastic applications and excellent spinning performance in synthetic fibers.
Reduce cycle times while benefiting from reduced production costs, increased capacity and an improved product quality. Available in multiple pellet and bead sizes.
Our nBalance® sustainable solutions are comprised of color and additive masterbatches that help you reduce your impact on the environment. Using ASTM standards as a guide, nBalance® addresses issues of compostability, renewability, reusability and degradability.
The Hipervit® brand provides a range of customized and standard additive masterbatches, designed to meet the specific needs of our existing clients. The Hipervit® product can be designed with a variety of additives, such as UV stabilizers, Flame retardants, Antioxidants, and Processing aids.
Expanding Your Capabilities
Our functional additives can be used as stand-alone products or in combination with custom colors designed for multiple polymers. And, as always, working with Americhem means you have extensive testing, design services, educational opportunities, and expert support services behind you.
Customers from around the world, in diverse industries, rely on our functional additives. When you work with Americhem, you not only end up with a polymer-based product that provides the precise functional performance you need, but also receive the expertise of a company that has been a leading provider of custom color matches since 1941.