Thermoplastic Compositions and Articles Made Therefrom
Publication Date: 2002-Apr-04
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Adding special effect additives into polymer matrix to create an artificial special appearance have been tried a long time ago (since 70s). However, due to unacceptable aesthetic appearance and process problem, granite-like appearance in plastics sheet has not been achieved or commercially available in the marketplace thus far. The inventors have found a way to achieve a uniform granite effect in plastic articles.