Paraloid™ K-120ND is an acrylic polymer-based, white powder used as an aid in the processing of vinyl compounds. Specifically, K-120ND assists in improving the clarity in vinyl and increasing productions efficiency.
This is a free-flowing acrylic process aid designed to improve the fusion, flow, strength and surface appearance of rigid or flexible vinyl.
White, free-flowing powder
density(g/cc) 0.40 - 0.46
Specific Gravity at 25C 1.18
Solubility: Methyl ethyl ketone, cyclohexanone, tetrahydrofuran, toluene, and ethylene dichloride
Primary Chemistry: Acrylic Process Aid
Easily mixed into vinyl compounds without the need for supplementary additives like gel
Reduced mixing time with better blending for improved processing
High melt strength for more controlled parison
Improved production output rates and production efficiency
Creates a smooth, polished surface
K-120ND is ideal when vinyl clarity and consistency is key, specifically with vinyl products manufactured through injection molding, calendering, extrusion, and blow molding.
Dow Paraloid™ plastic additives are a series of products designed to optimize a variety of resin systems. The portfolio includes processing aids, impact modifiers, and specialty acrylic polymers.