Functionalized Silica Fillers for Advance Applications
29 May 2018
Plastic resins are compounded with a wide variety of mineral fillers. Most mineral fillers have served an important cost-reducing role by replacing the more expensive resin in a given compound. However, major suppliers in the silica-based talc filler segment have made great strides in offering functionalized recently. These fillers enhance key plastic properties, such as: Flexural, stiffness and impact strength.
Calculations carried out by RIVM indicate that the total intake of Bisphenol A (BPA) via food in the Netherlands is very limited. Even under the most unfavorable circumstances, the exposure would still be a factor of 30 times less than the current tolerable daily intake (TDI).