News and Updates

27/11/2021

Stabilization of greenhouses films under severe treatment with pesticides – trends and new products     Mega trends affecting the market: Grow More With Less Global population is expected to exceed 9 billion people in 2050. Food production needs to increase by 60% Water scarcity Water use growing double the rate of population increase Over 40% of...

27/11/2021

Protective film – VCI mechanism   VCI – Volatising Corrosion Inhibitor – is a group of organic chemicals, a mixture of contact and vapor phase corrosion inhibitors. VCIs are added to the film to protect treated metals. VCI inhibits corrosion, protecting your customers investment in valuable engines, parts, tools, etc. Our product AC 09001 LD...

27/11/2021

High performance nucleating solutions enabling blown film extrusion with polypropylene. Developed by KAFRIT in cooperation with BASF. Better utilization of resources, energy, and film converting assets becomes essential to supply technical films in a sustainable and economically viable manner. Blown film lines, agile and efficient, are rarely running with polypropylene resins despite a clear interest...

27/11/2021

UV radiation is intense enough to detach one or more electrons from the polymer molecule, thereby cutting and shortening the polymer chains and causing degradation of the mechanical properties. As a result, the product will become more fragile and brittle, its color will fade, the shine will be lost, the surface of the product will...

27/11/2021

Source: PlasticTime What is the “blocking” phenomenon? The blocking phenomenon is well known and familiar to many manufacturers of plastic films, based mainly on polyolefins, PP, and PE but also on other polymers such as PA and PET. This phenomenon consists in the clinging/ adhesion of film layers rolled on a core and causes a “block”...

27/11/2021

Today, due to reduction in the modern family unit, there is a growing demand for food packages that can be resealed a few times after the first use. Reclosability / Resealability is important in order to: Maintain the product’s freshness. Create an odor barrier – in or out of the package. Decelerate spoilage – microbial or...

27/11/2021

Antimicrobial Technology Antimicrobial is used to describe substances which demonstrate the ability to reduce the presence of microorganisms, such as bacteria, mold, fungi and viruses. Antimicrobial Solutions for Plastic Bacteria, fungi, molds and viruses may cause severe damage to plastic articles and to the users. Unprotected plastic articles can be attacked by microbes growth causing...

27/11/2021

The recycling process involves hazards to the recycled material: unwanted oxidation processes, shortening of chains, moisture absorption, reactions that release gases and odors, flow disturbances, color alterations, and more. As a result, the value of recycled materials declines and their uses become limited. In order to minimize these phenomena, Kafrit presents a broad product portfolio...

27/11/2021

By Hannah Schwartz and Michael Webber The flow theory of polymers is complex and underlies quality problems that are often seen in the final product. Starting with gel formation, various flow disturbances, high working pressures limiting output, die buildup, uneven thickness, and more. The way to deal with these problems is by carefully selecting the...

06/12/2020

Reduced Antimony Trioxide (ATO) Flame Retardant Solutions – for healthier and more environment friendly products Antimony Trioxide Regulatory Status: A carcinogen is a substance that may cause cancer or increase its incidence by inhalation, ingestion, or skin absorption. Antimony Trioxide (ATO) is classified as Carcinogenic Cat 2 via inhalation route according to GHS and CLP...