UCC Additive Offerings

Uniform Color Company can provide functional additives as part of a custom color formulation or as a stand-alone additive concentrate.  In addition to providing the additive you need, UCC can also provide the necessary technical assistance. 

Ultraviolet Stabilizers & Absorbers   Anti-Oxidants & Stabilizers
Anti-Static Agents   Anti-Blocking Agents
Anti-Fogging Agents   Slip Agents
Nucleating Agents   Blowing/Chemical Foaming Agents
Mold Release Agents   Laser Marking Agents
Scratch & Mar Inhibitors   Processing Aids
Impact Modifiers    
   
   

Ultraviolet Stabilizers & Absorbers

Custom Color Option

UV stabilizers and absorbers can be added to a custom color to absorb/block ultraviolet light or stabilize the base resin.  The exact blend and use rate will be determined after gathering critical information about part performance needs.

Additive Concentrate Products

ACUVI is a hindered amine light stabilizer concentrate suitable for polyolefins.  For more infomation, click here:  ACUVI Technical Data Sheet

ACAOUVIA is a combination hindered amine light stabilizer/UV absorber/antioxidant concentrate suitable for use in polyolefins.  For more infomation, click here: ACAOUVIA Technical Data Sheet.

   
   

Anti-Oxidants & Stabilizers

Custom Color Option

AO and stabilizing additives that offer process stabilization and can lengthen the life of certain polymers can be added to a custom color.

Additive Concentrate Products

ACPAO is a primary anti-oxidant concentrate suitable for use in polyolefins.  For more information, click here: ACPAO Technical Data Sheet.

ACSAO is a secondary anti-oxidant concentrate suitable for use in polyolefins.  For more information, click here: ACSAO Technical Data Sheet.

ACAOUVIA is a combination hindered amine light stabilizer/UV absorber/antioxidant concentrate suitable for use in polyolefins.  For more infomation, click here: ACAOUVIA Technical Data Sheet.

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Anti-Static Agents

Custom Color Option

The prevention of static build up and sparking in the processing and usage of final parts can be critical to part performance and sometimes safety.  Antistatic agents can be added to a custom color to aid in static reduction.

Additive Concentrate Products

ACAS is a temporary antistatic concentrate suitable for use in polyolefins. For more infomation, click here: ACAS Technical Data Sheet.

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Anti-Blocking Agents

Custom Color Option

Especially critical in film production, anti-blocking additives added to a custom color can aid in downstream part processing and/or material handling.

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Anti-Fogging Agents

Custom Color Option

Reducing the surface tension of some parts or films is possible with the addition of anti-fogging agents to a custom color.

Additive Concentrate Products

ACAF is an anti-fogging agent concentrate suitable for use in polypropylene. For more infomation, click here: ACAF Technical Data Sheet

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Slip Agents

Custom Color Option

Slip additives added to a custom color can aid in downstream part processing and/or material handling of bag applications.

ACSLIP is a slip concentrate suitable for use in polyolefins.  For more information, click here: ACSLIP Technical Data Sheet.

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Nucleating Agents

Custom Color Option

Nucleating agents added to a custom color can reduce cycle time in some polymers.

Additive Concentrate Products

ACNUC is a high performance nucleator concentrate suitable for use in polyolefins.  For more information, click here: ACNUC Technical Data Sheet.

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Blowing/Chemical Foaming Agents

Custom Color Option

Only offered as a stand-alone additive concentrate, foaming agents can aid in part weight reduction in some polymers.

Additive Concentrate Products

ACBA10, ACBA20 and ACBA40 are blowing or chemical foaming agent concentrates with varying quantities of active ingredient.  They are suitable for use in polyolefins and styrenics.  For more infomation, please click on one of the following: ACBA10 Technical Data Sheet, ACBA20 Technical Data Sheet, ACBA40 Technical Data Sheet.

ACBAPA is a blowing or chemical foaming agent concentrate suitable for use in polyamide.  For more information, click here: ACBAPA Technical Data Sheet.

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Mold Release Agents

Custom Color Option

Additives that aid mold release can be added to a custom color and can improve cycle time and quality of the final part.

Additive Concentrate Products

ACMR is a mold release concentrate suitable for use in polyolefins.  For more information, click here: ACMR Technical Data Sheet.

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Laser Marking Agents

Custom Color Option

Laser marking for identification purposes can sometimes be a challenge.  Laser marking additives can be added to a custom color to enhance the mark appearance.

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Scratch & Mar Inhibitors

Custom Color Option

Protecting the look of a finished part is critical in transport as well in end use.  Scratch and mar inhibitor can be added to a custom color formula to reduce the occurrence surface defects.

Additive Concentrate Products

ACSM is a scratch and mar inhibitor concentrate suitable for use in polyolefins.  For more information, click here: ACSM Technical Data Sheet.

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Processing Aids

Custom Color Option

Depending on the polymer and the application, processing aids can be added to a custom color to aid in optimization of processing or to reduce processing difficulty.

Additive Concentrate Products

ACPAPP is a flow modifier/processing aid suitable for us in filled an unfilled polypropylene.  For more information, click here: ACPAPP Technical Data Sheet.

ACPAPA is a flow modifier/processing aid suitable for use in filled and unfilled polyamide. For more information, click here: ACPAPA Technical Data Sheet.

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Impact Modifiers

Custom Color Option

Depending on the polymer and the application, impact modifiers can be added to a custom color to improve impact strength of the polymer and/or part.  

Additive Concentrate Products

ACIM is an impact modifying concentrate suitable for use in polyamide and polyoxymethylene (polyacetal).  For more information, click here: ACIM Technical Data Sheet.

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