Raw Materials & Equipment

Lanxess offers Soft Touch resins,

May 17, 2007

The Lustran Polymers business unit of Lanxess Corp. recently introduced Soft Touch resins and now offers a full-color brochure that highlights the features and benefits of the products to help its customers better use its chemistry. The Soft Touch resins include Lustran ST4566 for interior and Centrex ST4766 for exteriors. These resins are ideal for sheet extrusion applications that require luxury and durability, such as interior parts of trucks, buses and cars as well as exterior areas of boats, farm equipment and construction vehicles. Both materials have been primarily designed for use in applications where they are co-extruded or laminated over an ABS substrate with the purpose of providing a low gloss look and soft touch feel. Lustran ST 4566, an ABS-based alloy (acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene copolymer), features excellent durability and chemical resistance as well as improved sound dampening when used as a cap over Lustran ABS. Centrex ST 4766 is a thermoplastic alloy based on ASA (acrylonitrile-styrene-acrylate copolymer), which in addition to soft touch, low gloss, chemical resistance, durability and weatherability, also offers excellent UV-stability. More info:
Lanxess Corp., (412) 809-1516; Fax: (412) 809-3604; Web: www.Lustran-Polymers.com.