Solutions for Polymer Recycling / Nexam Chemical
ABOUT Nexam Chemical
Nexam Chemical (based in Sweden and listed on Nasdaq) is an innovation company that develops, manufactures and sells products that create sustainable polymer solutions.
In 2009, Nexam spun out from Swedish Specialty Chemical Company called PERSTORP, then, Kadotoku Corporation started marketing and sales activities as the sole agent in Japan for Nexam.
Nexam has two business units that consist of Performance Chemicals and Masterbatch Chemicals, and it is engaged in polyimide cross-linking agents and polymer recycling additives.
- NEXIMID®: Polyimide Crosslinkers
- NEXAMITE®: Recycled Polymer Chain Length Extenders
NEXAMITE® Physical and chemical properties
|Melting Peak (DSC) (°C)||100-115||250||235|
NEXAMITE® Performance and notes
|Features||Chain extender/branching agent, IV increase||Chain extender/branching agent, IV increase||Chain extender – IV increase/ Acid scavenger – hydrolysis resistance|
|Applications||Foam, film and sheet extrusion||Foam, film and sheet extrusion||Foam, fiber, film and sheet extrusion|
|Applications||sheet and foam extrusion, fiber spinning and to improve the properties of recycled PET (rPET)||foam extrusion, fiber spinning and to improve the properties of recycled PET (rPET)||monofilaments, strapping bands and applications where hydrolysis resistance is required|
|Pre-drying||N/A||3-4 hours at 120°C in a desiccant dryer||3-4 hours at 100°C in a desiccant dryer|
|Typical dosing level (%) (w/w)||2-4||1-3||1-3|
|Package||25 kg bags||25 kg bags||25 kg bags|
|Shelf life at 10-35°C||1 year||1 year||1 year|
|Registered chemicals in||EU, China, USA, New Zealand, Korea, The Philippines, Australia, Canada (DSL) and Japan||EU, United States and in Japan||EU and Japan|
NEXAMITE® M021200 comply with the following Food Contact Regulations.
- EU：(EC) No 1935/2004
- USA：US FDA 21 CFR 177.1630
- CHINA：GB 9685-2016
- Japan：Kadotoku Corporation in Japan was certified by the Japan Chemical Innovation & Inspection Institute and Food Contact Material Safety Center. Confirming its inclusion in the Japan Hygienic Olefin And Styrene Plastics Association succeeded standards at National Positive List.
Recycling of PET bottles
Recycled PET for core materials of a windmill