We have a long history and unique expertise in color development, complementing our knowledge of TPE solutions. With this as our foundation, our specialists develop and manufacture APICOLOR™ Color Masterbatches in-house, with state-of-the-art technology.
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APICOLOR™, our range of color masterbatches for TPEs, is available in different polymer bases including biodegradable TPC. The entire APICOLOR™ Color Masterbatches portfolio for soft-touch plastics was developed with the aim of obtaining the best color match possible, while guaranteeing optimum compatibility with the processed TPE product and without altering its intrinsic properties.
Thanks to our profound knowledge and expertise, we can always provide the right APICOLOR™ solution optimized for each TPE, whether through color development or color matching, ensuring consistent quality and color.
Globally, our partners rely on APICOLOR™ Color Masterbatches, which are also available as heavy metal-free versions, special food contact-approved grades (10/2011/EU, FDA), as well as biodegradable and non-toxic grades (APICOLOR™ B series).
The main technical characteristics of APICOLOR™ Color Masterbatches are:
- Wide range of polymer bases: PE, EVA, PVC, PS, TPU, biodegradable APINAT™ BIO
- Colors based on the ranges RAL, PANTONE, NCS
- Tailor-made colors as requested by our customers
All our APICOLOR™ Color Masterbatches for TPEs are suitable for overmolding and extrusion transformation.
Contact our color experts for more details.