Plastics

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Metallic Effect Pigments (MEP) are used in a wide variety of plastics applications. The AVL products are globally known for their very performing metallic effects as well as functional performance in following fields:

Silver Aluminium pigments for Compounds by AVL METAL POWDERS n.v.

Compounds

Metallic Effect Pigments (MEP) for Compounds

PTFE is utilized in seals and as a sliding material (for example, in bearings). Their density, strength, and thermal conductivity are greatly increased when combined with copper or bronze powders as technical compounds.

Gold Bronze pigments for Masterbatches by AVL METAL POWDERS n.v.

Masterbatches

Metallic Effect Pigments (MEP) for Masterbatches

Shading concentrates, or masterbatches, are used to tint plastics. In unique cases, they can be legitimately hued. In all cases, the diverse grades of metallic colors and the distinctive inborn colorings of the plastics will impact the opacity and the metallic effect.

Silver Aluminium pigments for Relief Technique by AVL METAL POWDERS n.v.Silver Aluminium pigments for Relief Technique by AVL METAL POWDERS n.v.

Relief Technique

Metallic Effect Pigments (MEP) for Relief Technique

With “relief technique”, “real” metal surfaces are created for artistic or craft purposes by working metal granulate into plastic, by pouring or modeling it into the desired form, and then using mechanical processing (grinding, polishing, brushing, etc.) to reveal the metal surface.

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