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New demands call for advanced stabilisers

15 September 2023

New demands call for advanced stabilisers

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Antioxidants and UV stabilisers for plastic compounds have a simple role —to provide protection during processing and long-term stability in demanding end-use applications. However, demands and expectations of end users change continually so antioxidant and additive manufacturers are required to satisfy ever higher performance criteria, meet tightening regulatory limits, and to develop solutions that will function with new bio-based resins and, increasingly, with recycled plastics.

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