APT to Distribute Alcamizer – Kisuma’s Heat Stabilizer for PVC

Advanced Polymer Trading FZC has started to distribute Kisuma Chemicals’ Alcamizer, a heat stabilizer for PVC.

Advanced Polymer Trading (APT), an international trading company specialising in the world wide trade of rubber, plastics and petrochemicals, has started to distribute Alcamizer – a hydrotalcite like compound that can be used as a heat stabilizer in heavy metal free PVC processing.

Alcamizer offers manufacturers high heat stability along with high transparency but without deteriorating the insulating characteristics of PVC. It works by trapping hydrochloric acid in the PVC by an ion exchange reaction. Alcamizer is also environmentally safe, as it contains no heavy metals or any sulphides.

Kisuma has a range of compounds that are used mainly in the engineering plastics and polymer processing industries. Along with its PVC heat stabilisation products, Kisuma compounds can be used for adding flame retardancy to cables and for halogen scavenging in poly propylene and other bulk polymers.

About Kisuma Chemicals BV
Kisuma Chemicals BV is, through the holding company Kisuma Euro BV, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kyowa Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., Kagawa Japan (Kyowa). Kyowa is renowned world wide for its synthetic hydrotalcites and its flame retardant grade magnesium hydroxide.

APT Partner with Kisuma Chemicals B.V. To Distribute Speciality Magnesium Compounds

Advanced Polymer Trading and Kisuma Chemicals B.V. have entered into an agreements to distribute Kisuma’s speciality magnesium compounds.

Advanced Polymer Trading (APT), an international trading company in plastics, rubber and chemicals, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a new distribution agreement with Kisuma Chemicals B.V. As part of the agreement APT will distribute Kisuma’s speciality magnesium compounds.

Kisuma’s compounds are non-toxic and are used mainly in the engineering plastics and polymer processing industries. Applications include the heat stabilisation of PVC products (as an alternative to lead compounds), flame retardant for plastic and rubber and for halogen scavenging in poly propylene and other bulk polymers.

Among Kisuma’s offerings is Alcamizer® a hydrotalcite like compound specially produced for application as a (co-) stabiliser in Calcium Organic Stabiliser systems. Kisuma also produce Kisuma®5 flame retardant grade magnesium hydroxide. Kisuma®5 is as an alternative for bromine or phosphorous based compounds.

About Kisuma Chemicals BV

Kisuma Chemicals BV is, through the holding company Kisuma Euro BV, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kyowa Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., Kagawa Japan (Kyowa). Kyowa is renowned world wide for its synthetic hydrotalcites and its flame retardant grade magnesium hydroxide.

About Advanced Polymer Trading FZC

Advanced Polymer Trading FZC (APT) is an international trading company in plastic, rubber and chemicals serving a diverse range of industries including the automotive industry, packaging industry, construction, road and building material sectors, paint, resin and adhesive industries, pipe, medical, agriculture and the shoe & leather industries.