Teknor Apex: TPS, PP produce "greener" containers

Terraloy® Formulations from Teknor Apex use blends of thermoplastic starch (TPS) and polypropylene (PP) to enable processors to incorporate high levels of both bio-based and recycled content into their products while obtaining physical properties comparable to those of virgin PP.

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For use in injection molded containers, extruded sheet, and blow molded jars and bottles. The new blends are available in the Terraloy® BP-13020 series of ready-to-process compounds, each with a combined 95% content consisting of TPS and recycled PP; and as Terraloy® MB-13020 masterbatches, which can be let down at a 1:1 ratio in virgin PP for a combined 47% bio-based and recyclate content.
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