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PVC RESIN

PVC RESIN

Today we will answer the questions: what is PVC resin? What is PVC resin used for? and How is PVC resin made?   What is PVC Resin?  As we know from our previous article, PVC is an acronym for polyvinyl chloride. PVC resin is a white powder commonly used to...
Difference between Styrofoam™ and Polystyrene

Difference between Styrofoam™ and Polystyrene

SWhat is the Difference Between Styrofoam™ and Polystyrene? Like Typex, Q-tip or Kleenex, Styrofoam has become a household name to refer to polystyrene products, however this is a huge, common, misconception. Styrofoam™ is a Dow trade name and is actually blue in...
Plastic Compounds and Additives / Compounding

Plastic Compounds and Additives / Compounding

COMPOUNDS and ADDITIVES In order for a polymer to be used to create what we know as the end plastic product it first needs to be compounded. By definition compounding is the mixing in of additives with a polymer to improve the properties of the polymer. At the...