Nexam ChemicalĀ“s patent application relating to a cross-linkable nylon to be allowed in Europe


Nexam Chemical has received a notice of allowance from the European patent office (EPO) stating that they intend to grant Nexam ChemicalĀ“s European patent application relating to a new type of cross-linkable nylon.

Nexam Chemical´s crosslinking technology, which includes a number of unique crosslinking systems, results in improved processability of plastics at the same time as properties such as heat and chemical resistance is improved. The present application is related to new types of polyamides comprising NEXIMID® and NEXAMITE® cross-linkers and thereby having improved properties. The patent to issue will further strengthen Nexam Chemical´s position as a leading provider of additives, e.g. cross-linkers, for improving plastics. As previously announced, the corresponding application has already been granted in the US.

Note: This press release has been translated from Swedish. The Swedish text shall govern for all purposes and prevail in case of any discrepancy with the English version.

For further information please contact:

Anders Spetz, CEO, +46-703 47 97 00,


About Nexam Chemical

Nexam Chemical develops technology and products that make it possible to significantly improve the production process and properties of most types of plastics in a cost-effective manner and with retained production technology. The improved properties include strength, toughness, temperature and chemical resistance as well as service life. The improvements in properties that can be achieved by using Nexam Chemical’s technology make it possible to replace metals and other heavier or more expensive materials with plastics in a number of applications. In applications where plastic is already used, Nexam Chemicals products can improve the manufacturing process, reducing material use and enable more environmental friendly alternatives. Example of commercial applications: pipe manufacturing, foam production and high-performance plastics. More information about the business will be found on The company´s Certified Adviser is FNCA Sweden AB.

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