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Article | October 31, 2001
Honeywell Specialty Materials: Oxygen scavenger
Aegis™ OX polymerized nanocomposite, oxygen-scavenging barrier nylon resin from Honeywell (Morristown, NJ) is specially formulated for high oxygen and carbon dioxide barrier performance, even in high humidity.
It’s available for co-injection molded PET bottle applications including beer bottles and orange juice containers. The improved barrier and scavenging properties can give brewers a beer bottle with up to a 6-month shelf life says Honeywell. Resin also provides clarity good interlayer adhesion with PET and easy processability in PET co-injection and stretch blow-molding applications.
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