Plastic products and parts are practical, economical, and durable. That is why so many different businesses use plastic during the manufacturing process. For plastic to be as durable as it is, it has to be specially made to function in different scenarios. Although most plastic looks and feels the same, most plastic is different on a chemical level. During the masterbatch process, additives are added to the mix, which gives final plastic unique properties. We offer a full-line of different additives for specific needs, including glow-in-the-dark, UV light stabilization, and anti-static. We also provide antimicrobial compounds that are designed to protect plastic parts from a microorganism that cause damage to the plastic.
The additives we add will inhibit the growth and spread of:
Antimicrobial compounds can be incorporated into most thermoplastic resins. Plastics that are resistant to bacteria are commonly found in the medical and sports industry. Both these industries deal with germs and need to maintain cleanliness. For more information about using antimicrobial compounds, reach out to one of our plastic resin suppliers. They know the ins-and-outs of specialty compounding.Related Reading: