Combining plastics based on renewable raw materials with food colorants opens up new ways of achieving closed loop recycling. This has inspired the Grafe Group, Blankenhain, Germany, to develop a range of corresponding color masterbatches which it is presenting at Fakuma for the first time.
The silica (SiO2) encapsulated colorants (SECs) from Sensient Imaging Technologies GmbH, Bitterfeld-Wolfen, Germany, greatly restrict migration in plastics formulations
Tags: silica matrix, color combinations, colorants’ resistance, solvents, water, environmental influences, approved for food applications, anti-oxidizing
Source: Kunststoffe- International, 2012-09-24.