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Thermoplastic Compositions and Articles Made Therefrom

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000007548D
Publication Date: 2002-Apr-04
Document File: 1 page(s) / 23K

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Abstract

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.