Plastics for Film & Sheet

Our products enable performance through superior color and premium ultraviolet (UV) protection.

We offer specialty carbon blacks and masterbatches that are used in a variety of film and sheet applications including consumer and food packaging, industrial film, lamination, carrier bags, refuse bags, geosynthetics and agricultural films. Whether you need covering power, premium UV protection, or both, we have developed a specialty carbon black for your needs. In addition, many of our products have high-levels of physical cleanliness to maintain the aesthetic quality of your final product.

We manufacture masterbatches for polyolefin film applications that offer film producers the best balance of:

  • Opacity
  • Weatherability
  • Film smoothness
  • Dispersibility

Additionally, film applications include:

  • Packaging carrier bags
  • Refuse sacks
  • Industrial bags
  • Agricultural mulch film
  • Agricultural silage film
  • Agricultural stretch wrap


Specialty Carbon Blacks

Product Name Product Description Datasheet SDS
BLACK PEARLS® 120

An effective opacifying and tinting carbon black with low to medium weatherability that offers good blue undertones and higher loadings in masterbatches. It can be used in various applications including polyolefin molding and film.

BLACK PEARLS® 160

An effective opacifying and tinting carbon black offering good dispersibility for plastic film and molding applications.

BLACK PEARLS® 280

A general purpose, easy-to-disperse carbon black with good ultraviolet (UV) and weatherability characteristics.

BLACK PEARLS® 4040

A cost-efficient carbon black for ultraviolet (UV) protection and covering power in a variety of plastic film applications, especially in agricultural film.

ELFTEX® 570

A multipurpose specialty carbon black for color and ultraviolet (UV) performance across plastics applications.

ELFTEX® TP

A specialty carbon black that is an industry standard for ultraviolet (UV) protection in plastic applications, such as pressure pipe, cable jacketing and agricultural films.

VULCAN® 9A32

An industry standard specialty carbon black for ultraviolet (UV) protection in plastic applications such as cable jacketing and agricultural films.

Masterbatch

Product Name Product Description Datasheet SDS
PLASBLAK® LL2754

A masterbatch specially developed for the coloring of polyolefins offering good opacifying and pigmentation performance at an economic cost.

PLASBLAK® LL3608

Economical black masterbatch designed to provide efficient pigmentation in thick section film, compounding, molding and recycling applications.

PLASBLAK® LL4752

A specialty black masterbatch offering excellent ultraviolet (UV) and oxygen induction time (OIT) performance in geomembranes.

PLASBLAK® LL4897

A black polyethylene masterbatch for silage stretch wrap film.

PLASBLAK® LL4943

An economical black masterbatch for compounding, recycling, and other extrusion applications for non-demanding applications.

PLASBLAK® PE1371

A masterbatch designed for high-quality packaging and agricultural films requiring enhanced protection against ultraviolet (UV) light degradation. It can also be used in general extrusion, molding and cable sheathing applications.

PLASBLAK® PE1851

A masterbatch designed for film applications, including agricultural silage and mulch film where 2-2.5% carbon black is specified.

PLASBLAK® PE1873

A black masterbatch designed for film and other extrusion applications, including agricultural film, building film and non-pressure pipe.

PLASBLAK® PE2272

A masterbatch designed for general purpose film and geomembranes, general extrusion, sheet extrusion and molding applications.

PLASBLAK® PE2605

An economical masterbatch designed to provide general purpose coloration in a wide range of applications. It is particularly suited for applications requiring the economic addition of 2.5% carbon black. In film applications, the extender additionally acts as an antiblocking agent.

PLASBLAK® PE2640

A masterbatch designed to offer high standards of performance compared to traditional agricultural film masterbatches.

PLASBLAK® PE2642

A premium grade black masterbatch designed primarily for use in agricultural film applications, but is also suitable for use in sheet, geomembranes and other extrusion applications.

PLASBLAK® PE2648

Utility black masterbatch offering the following excellent performance benefits: high level of opacity, high tinting strength and excellent gloss levels.

PLASBLAK® PE2727

A polyethylene based black masterbatch designed for use in film, extrusion and molding applications.

PLASBLAK® PE2772

A new generation of utility black masterbatch, which has been designed to offer outstanding pigmentation and opacifying performance. Its high concentration makes it particularly suitable for applications requiring maximum cost performance.

PLASBLAK® PE2813

The first European manufactured black masterbatch, based on a furnace process carbon black, to fully comply with the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (Food and Drug Administration 21 CFR Part 178 Section 178.3297 Colorants for Polymers) and all applicable food additive regulations for coloring single-use food packaging.

PLASBLAK® PE4462

Economical polyethylene-based black masterbatch offering excellent opacity and tint strength for use in a range of applications.

PLASBLAK® PE4861

A masterbatch designed for general purpose film and sheet extrusion and molding applications.

PLASBLAK® PE4881

A black masterbatch designed for mono or multi-layer polyethylene (PE) films requiring a good opacity and a high resistance to ultraviolet (UV) light.

PLASBLAK® PE4884

An economical polyethylene-based black masterbatch providing excellent tint strength.

PLASBLAK® PE6092

A masterbatch designed for use in food packaging film applications and is particularly suitable for milk packaging film where high purity is required.

PLASBLAK® PE6220

A black masterbatch designed for film applications, including agricultural silage and mulch film where 2-2.5% carbon black is specified. The presence of a filler acts as an antiblocking agent.

PLASBLAK® PE6222

A black masterbatch designed for film and other extrusion applications.

PLASBLAK® PE6251

Designed for use in mulch film applications and can be used in films as thin as 7 micron. It contains 45% of a small particle size carbon black, which gives both high opacity and excellent weathering performance.

PLASBLAK® PE6281

Utility black masterbatch offering the following excellent performance benefits, including high level of opacity, high tinting strength and excellent gloss levels.

PLASBLAK® PP6190

A specialty black masterbatch designed for packaging and lamination applications.