A couple of years ago a customer contacted us asking for a product that would help them in their innovations. Their request was for a sphere with slightly different characteristics than our existing Expancel Microspheres products.
For 1.5 years we worked closely with the customer to develop our new midsized high performing Expancel 043 DU 80. It is a product with very good expansion at medium temperatures, and with high chemical resistance and thermostability.
Jonas Vestin is responsible for the launching of this product. "It is always positive to work together with a customer to develop a product that will help them in their business", he says and continues: "We also see big possibilities for customers in several other areas".
It also comes in an expanded version, 043 DET 80. We see this as a good lightweight provider in for example polyester.
As an extra benefit we expect 043 DET 80 to be able to replace one of our veterans – 461 DET 80. Thanks to the technology we have today, 043 contains more sustainable components. We are proud to be able to offer our customers the choice of high performance with lower environmental impact.
June 18, 2016
We have an R&D organization with the capabilities and expertise to maximize the benefits of Expancel Microspheres in your application.