The FIBAPLAST bio-masterbatch developed at Finke is biodegradable according to EN 13432.
The company will also focus on sustainability. Core topics will be innovative solutions for colouring PCR polyolefins and bio-polymers as well as laser marking as a sustainable alternative to printed labels.
A new process developed at Finke enables the use of recyclate regardless of colour or fluctuations in material quality.
Using a special coextrusion routine, virgin material and recyclate are processed separately and form different layers of the product.
The outer layer is made entirely of new material, allowing for an economic use of colorant, as the colorant does not have to cover or mask the colour of the recycled material.
The use of virgin material in the outer layer opens up the scope of design to all possibilities offered by Finke’s FIBAPLAST, FIBAFEKT or FIBACOMP masterbatches.
Finke is going to showcase numerous bright colours and many pastel shades, which can both be equipped with effects such as metallic look, pearlescent or glitter.
The FIBAFEKT series also enables the creation of lacquer-like structures and surfaces using the coextrusion process.
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Finke to exhibit range of FIBAPLAST masterbatches for colouring bio-plastics at K 2019