INEOS Styrolution introduces new Novodur E3TZ extrusion grade to line of specialty ABS products; new material is suitable for end uses including food trays, sanitary applications and more

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FRANKFURT, Germany , August 17, 2022 (press release) –

  • Optimised for extrusion
  • Good balance of flow and impact strength with higher ESCR[1]
  • Complies with FDA food contact regulations

INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, has today announced the introduction of an extension to its high-performance Novodur® line of specialty ABS[2] products. The new Novodur E3TZ is an extrusion grade that is a suitable for a variety of applications including food trays, sanitary applications and suitcases.

INEOS Styrolution’s Novodur family of ABS specialty products has been developed to offer a range of product properties making the various grades the material of choice for many applications across multiple industries. Properties like high impact strength, chemical resistance, high gloss and food contact compliancy make Novodur grades also a very attractive solution for many healthcare applications. Novodur grades are known for good flowability allowing for easy processing.

The new Novodur E3TZ is no exception. It offers good thermoforming properties and in particular high melt strength, good impact strength as well as higher ESCR. The fact that it complies with FDA food contact regulations makes it an ideal material for a broad range of applications including fridge liners. It offers the additional benefit of cost reductions due to the production of thinner walls.

Philipp Deitmerg, Commercial Product Manager Novodur, says: “The Novodur E3TZ extrusion grade is a complementary extension to the existing Novodur product family. I am excited about this new product especially after having seen the very positive initial reaction of our customers.”


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[1] ESCR: Environmental Stress Cracking Resistance

[2] ABS: Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene

ABOUT INEOS STYROLUTION
INEOS Styrolution is the leading global styrenics supplier, with a focus on styrene monomer, polystyrene, ABS Standard and styrenic specialties. With world-class production facilities and more than 90 years of experience, INEOS Styrolution helps its customers succeed by offering solutions, designed to give them a competitive edge in their markets. At the same time, these innovative and sustainable best-in-class solutions help make the circular economy for styrenics a reality. The company provides styrenic applications for many everyday products across a broad range of industries, including automotive, electronics, household, construction, healthcare, packaging and toys/sports/leisure. In 2021, sales were at 6 billion euros. INEOS Styrolution employs approximately 3,600 people and operates 20 production sites in ten countries.

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