Major ABS specialist ELIX Polymers has presented its portfolio of materials and technologies at Fakuma 2017.
During this international trade fair for plastics processing, ELIX Polymers has highlight its latest material innovations for a number of key markets. These innovations are the result of the company’s strong emphasis on product differentiation and significant investments in R&D that make it stand out from suppliers of commodity ABS products.
Among the products featured at Fakuma were:
• ABS grades with extra-low emissions and odor
• High-heat ABS for automotive applications
• New generation metal platable ABS grades: underlining the company’s leading position in this market
• Food-contact grades for applications requiring a high level of support and knowledge in regulation.
• Special ABS grades optimized for 3D printing via FDM-technology
ELIX Polymers is a specialist in the production of ABS and SAN polymers, high performance compounds, and polymer blends as well as polymer modifiers and a successful supplier to major customers around the world.
Located in the largest chemical park in Tarragona, Spain, ELIX Polymers operates the third largest ABS production site in Europe, with five ABS compounding lines producing over 40 specialty grades with more than 300 colour options.
ELIX Polymers also has an unmatched service portfolio, highly appreciated by customers for its short lead times, comprehensive problem-solving capabilities, flexibility and reliability. The company sells into multiple end-user markets, notably automotive, healthcare devices, appliances, household appliances, consumer goods, and building & construction.
ELIX Polymers is in the process of expanding its presence abroad. A subsidiary, ELIX Americas LLC, was established last year and speedy delivery of materials across the continent is ensured via new warehousing.
Source: ELIX Polymers
ELIX Polymers at Fakuma 2017