Functional Additives

What Are Microspheres?

Posted by Mark Elve on Jun 15, 2021 2:00:00 PM

As the name suggests, microspheres (sometimes referred to as microballoons) are microscopic lightweight fillers that can be created from various natural…

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Topics: Micrsopheres, Polymeric Microspheres, Solid Glass Microspheres, Hollow Glass Microspheres

How to Offset Rising Costs in Adhesives, Sealants & Coatings with Microspheres!

Posted by Nick Leuci on Apr 13, 2021 2:00:00 PM

The market for adhesives, sealants, paint and coatings is highly competitive. It is difficult to reduce the density/cost of these products without…

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Topics: Micrsopheres, Dualite, Cost Reduction

Polymeric Microspheres: A High-Performance Substitute for Chemical Blowing Agents

Posted by Chase Corp Editor on Dec 18, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Physical or chemical blowing agents are used in the manufacture of foams. Physical agents are compressed gases and volatile liquids such as N2, CO2,…

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Topics: Micrsopheres, Dualite, Polymeric Microspheres, Expanded Microspheres, Chemical Blowing Agents

Improve structure & properties with Polymeric Microspheres

Posted by Mark Elve on Aug 26, 2020 2:57:37 PM

Polymeric Microspheres provide unique physical characteristics and properties in a variety of products. The following is a list of a applications and the…

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Topics: Micrsopheres, Dualite, Polymeric Microspheres, Expanded Microspheres, Unexpanded Microspheres

How to Lower Thermal Conductivity with Polymeric Microspheres

Posted by Mark Elve on Jun 16, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Energy savings is always an important topic and of high importance to many companies and consumers.  Polymeric microspheres are composed of a…

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Topics: Micrsopheres, Dualite, Chemical Intermediates

Microspheres: How to Evaluate New Applications

Posted by Mark Elve on Apr 6, 2020 10:48:00 AM

In order to evaluate the suitability of microspheres in general or specific grades for a new application, the thermal, physical, and chemical…

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Topics: Micrsopheres, Dualite, Expanded Microspheres, Unexpanded Microspheres

10 reasons Why Polymeric Microspheres Add Value to the Composite Industry

Posted by Mark Elve on Sep 26, 2018 10:00:00 AM

The composite industry is highly competitive and wrestles with a number of variables in production. Examples are long exotherms and surface roll-out…

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Topics: Micrsopheres, Dualite, Polymeric Microspheres

How to Reduce the Density/Cost of your Adhesive 20% or More

Posted by Mark Elve on Dec 19, 2017 11:17:00 AM

The market for adhesives is very competitive.  It is difficult to reduce the density/cost of your adhesive without affecting the adhesives quality and…

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Topics: Micrsopheres, Dualite

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