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Reactive Recycling for PET and rPET

Reactive Recycling, including IV enhancers, offers an easy, fast and cost efficient method to upcycle your rPET without use of the time consuming and costly Solid-State polymerization (SSP).

No additional equipment or investment needed – simply add the products to the extruder together with the rPET.

For the recycling companies:

  • Enable use of lower quality resources and a wider range of rPET sources for true circular economy
  • Increase the quality of the rPET by IV enhancers and eliminate or reduce the need of Solid-state polymerization (SSP)
  • Upcycle rPET from trays or fibers to higher intrinsic viscosity (IV) bottle grade
  • Reduce the amount of fines in recycled trays

For the converter:

  • Enable use of higher concentrations of rPET in the packaging product
  • Enable sourcing and use of alternative sources of rPET with lower IV
  • Reduce brittleness
  • Increased melt strength and more stable process for faster throughput
  • Improved mechanical properties and performance of the products

Our product offering for Polyesters (PET and rPET)

Product:Effect:Benefit:
NEXAMITE®M021200IV enhancer which offers an efficient IV increase and enables upcycling of rPET– Enable recycling of PET to applications with demand of high IV
– Usable in for example Bottle-to-bottle rPET, tray-to-tray or tray-to-bottle
– Approved for use in food packaging applications
NEXAMITE®M992000Upgrades the rPET with a linear chain extension – Offers IV increase for improved properties
– Improves hydrolysis resistance
– Gives a more stable extrusion process
NEXAMITE®F101IV enhancer tailored for fiber spinning applications– Enable fiber-to-fiber recycling or tray-to-fiber
– Possibility to use lower IV rPET for fiber spinning without use of SSP

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Solutions for

Polyesters

NEXAMITE® products for enhanced processability, durability and mechanical properties.

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Solutions for

Polyethylene

NEXAMITE® products for cost efficient improved processability and application performance.

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Solutions for

Polyamides

Enhance process and mechanical properties with NEXAMITE® chain extenders and branching agents.

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Solutions for

Polyimides

NEXIMID® crosslinking end-caps and co-monomers for formulation of polyimides.

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Solutions for

Polymer Recycling – Reactive Recycling

Solutions that simplifies and improve the recycling of plastics.

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Functional Chemicals

Nexam Chemical supports clients with manufacture of various specialty chemicals.

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High Temperature Resins

Resin for high temperature applications addition curable, fully imidized.

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Additive/functional masterbatches

Performance masterbatches for process and property improvement.

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Colour masterbatches

Tailored colour masterbatches and compounds.

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