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Great Lakes Corp.: Agents for polymers

Great Lakes Chemical has introduced Clearlite NU 004 nucleating agent and Clearlite 005 nucleating and clarifying agent to its line of polymer additives.

Clearlite NU 004 is a micronized sodium-benzoate-based product that increases the overall crystallization rate of semi-crystalline polymers like PP polyamide and polyester resulting in productivity gains and improved mechanical and physical properties. In addition to nucleating sorbitol-based Clearlite NU 005 also acts as a clarifying agent reducing haze and increasing polymer transparency. Both agents are suitable for use in a variety packaging of applications.

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