Vinyl Additives

Innovative solutions for the global PVC and CPVC processing industry


Additives for Rigid PVC Processing

PMC’s Vinyl Additives platform provides the PVC and CPVC processing industry with a comprehensive suite of industry-leading products and technical services.

The Vinyl Additives team draws from multiple technology platforms - including organometallics, renewable (oleo-) chemicals, lubricants and processing aids, and vinyl formulations. The team draws from deep knowledge bases in these technologies to drive innovation for current and next generation needs of the global PVC industry.

With industry-leading technologies and trade names such as ADVASTAB®, ADVAWAX®, ADVALUBE®, ADVAPAK®, Thermolite®, Baion®, CrystalWax®, Kemamide® and Kemester®, PMC Group offers the broadest portfolio of vinyl additives in the industry - from methyl, butyl and octyl tin stabilizers and metallic stearates to a variety of specialty waxes, lubricants and one-pack systems (OPS).

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PMC Biogenix is a global innovation-driven developer, manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals produced from renewable resources.

With more than 50 years of experience developing and manufacturing oleochemical derivatives, dedication to innovation in new products and chemistries, and strong technical application support, PMC Biogenix offers a powerful portfolio of chemical products that find applications in virtually every chemical end market.

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PMC Crystal has been a leading manufacturer of performance chemicals for nearly a century. Innovation through research and development is the cornerstone of our success.

Industries served include building and construction, tire and rubber, metalworking, hydraulics, lubricants, coatings, cosmetics and cable. PMC Crystal also offers a wide range of custom manufacturing services for waxes, wax emulsions, oils and soap production.

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PMC Organometallix offers a highly specialized family of vinyl additive products. Our heat stabilizers include products from the three main chemical families with applications for food packaging, building and construction.

Food grade stabilizers are suitable for rigid PVC applications using calendered sheets (packaging, blister packs), extruded and blow molded containers and bottles (bottle manufacture), and injection molded components (connections, etc.).

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Industry-leadingTechnologies

PMC Group offers the broadest portfolio of vinyl additives in the industry --- from methyl, butyl and octyl tin stabilizers and metallic stearates to a variety of specialty waxes, lubricants and one-pack systems (OPS).

Constant Innovation

Our team draws from deep knowledge bases in multiple technologies to drive innovation for the PVC industry.

Expert Design

Our cross-functional team of experienced professionals provide industry-leading products and services.

The Best Equipment

At the Center for Vinyl Innovation, our scientists test & develop new products with state-of-the-art equipment.

Our Products:

Below, you will find instant access to our industry-leading technologies, products and trade names. Click the product name to download the corresponding TDS.

ADVALUBE®

Range of specialty ester-based internal and external lubricants designed for rigid PVC pipe, profile extrusion, calendered film and sheet, and blow molding applications

Product
FDA
Form(s)
Melt Range
(°C)
Typical Function
Chemistry
Typical Applications
ADVALUBE® AF-4074L
Liquid
-
Anti-fog in filmsGlycerol estersFilm and sheet processes
ADVALUBE® AF-4192L
Liquid
-
Anti-fog in filmsGlycerol estersFilm and sheet processes
ADVALUBE® B-3310
Beads
58 - 61
Internal lubePolyol esterExtrusion and injection molding
ADVALUBE® B-3500
Powder
77 - 83
External lubeWax esterExtrusion, calendering
ADVALUBE® E-2100
Powder
52 - 64
External lubeComplex polyol esterCalendering, extrusion - high clarity
ADVALUBE® E-2101
Powder
77 - 83
External lubeComplex polyol esterCalendering, blow molding - high clarity
ADVALUBE® F-1005
Beads
56 - 62
Internal lubePartial ester of glycerinCalendering, extrusion
ADVALUBE® F-1009
Beads
63 - 68
Internal lubePartial ester of glycerinCalendering, blow molding - high clarity
ADVALUBE® F-1020
Powder
42 - 47
Internal lubeDicarboxylic acid esterExtrusion and injection molding
ADVALUBE® B-3314
Beads
105 - 115
Balanced lubeCombination lubricantExtrusion - profiles
ADVALUBE® B-3315
Beads
105 - 115
Balanced lubeCombination lubricantExtrusion - profiles
ADVALUBE® B-4540
Powder
85
Balanced lubeCombination lubricantExtrusion - profiles

ADVAPAK®

Range of multi-functional one-pack systems (OPS) combining heat stabilizer and lubricant technology designed for efficient extrusion of all types of PVC pipe

Product
NSF
Form(s)
Melt Range
(°C)
Typical
Dosage (phr)
Chemistry
Typical Applications
ADVAPAK® LS-203NHS
Pastilles
105 - 110
1.8 - 2.05
Multi-functional
lubricant-stabilizer
High-efficiency extrusion of all sizes
of white PVC pipes
ADVAPAK® S-1201
Pastilles
105 - 110
1.6 - 2.55
Multi-functional
lubricant-stabilizer
Efficient extrusion for all white small to medium size PVC pipes
ADVAPAK® S-1203
Pastilles
105 - 110
1.6 - 2.45
Multi-functional
lubricant-stabilizer
Efficient extrusion for all white small to medium size PVC pipes
ADVAPAK® S-1100
Pastilles
99 - 104
3.0 - 4.0
Multi-functional
lubricant-stabilizer
Specially formulated for high-efficiency injection-molded fittings

ADVASTAB®

Family of methyltin heat stabilizers ideally suited for all rigid PVC processing applications, from PVC pipe, pipe fittings, and clear bottles to rigid film and sheet, cellular PVC profiles, vinyl siding and window profile extrusions

Product
NSF/PPI
FDA
Stabilizer
Type
Approx.
% Sn
Sp Gr
Typical Applications
ADVASTAB® TM-694
Methyl
6.5
1.00
Excellent choice for a wide range of small to medium size white pipe extrusion
ADVASTAB® TM-691
Methyl
8
1.02
Excellent for large diameter pipe and siding substrate extrusion
ADVASTAB® TM-3412
Methyl
9.5
1.03
High performance for specialty pipe and all foam
extrusion
ADVASTAB® TM-697
Methyl
10.5
1.04
High performance for large diameter pipe and all foam
applications
ADVASTAB® TM-698
Methyl
12.5
1.04
High performance for specialty pipe extrusion
ADVASTAB® TM-283SP
Methyl
20
1.13
High performance in injection molding and very large diameter pipe extrusion
ADVASTAB® TM-590
Methyl
16.5
1.13
High performance for rigid PVC profile, large diameter pipe, pipe fittings, foam profile and foam sheet
ADVASTAB® TM-599A
Methyl
15.5
1.13
Cost-effective injection molding and very large
diameter pipe extrusion
ADVASTAB® TM-286
Methyl
17
1.12
Outstanding color stability for siding and profiles with
balanced overall stability
ADVASTAB® TM-182
Methyl
15.5
1.15
Excellent early color performance for film, sheet and capstock extrusion
ADVASTAB® TM-181FS
Methyl
19
1.17
Industry standard for all types of packaging, molding and extrusion
ADVASTAB® TM-404ER
Methyl
19.2
1.18
Low odor, low volatiles choice for high performance sheet film and extrusion

ADVAWAX®

Synthetic wax for bottles, films and cellular PVC profile extrusion

Product
FDA
Form(s)
Melt Range
(°C)
Typical
Function
Chemistry
Typical Applications
ADVAWAX® 165
Prill
75 - 85
External lubeParaffin waxExtrusion, injection molding
ADVAWAX® 280
Beads
138 - 140
Balanced lubeSynthetic waxExtrusion, injection molding,
calendering

Baion®

Rigid PVC wax blend designed for cost-efficient rigid PVC siding profile, fence and railing profile, custom compounding and PVC pipe extrusion

Product
NSF
Form(s)
Congealing
Point (°C)
Typical
Dosage (phr)
Chemistry
Typical Applications
Baion® 2001
Mini pastilles
69
0.61 - 1.51
Paraffin wax and
oxidized polyethylene
wax blends
Extrusion, injection molding
Baion® 2008
Mini-pastilles
72
0.66 - 1.63
Paraffin wax and
oxidized polyethylene
wax blends
Extrusion, injection molding, good metal release
Baion® 2010
Mini-pastilles
73
0.67 - 1.66
Paraffin wax and
oxidized polyethylene
wax blends
Extrusion, injection molding, good metal release
Baion® 2012
Mini-pastilles
74
0.69 - 1.7
Paraffin wax and
oxidized polyethylene
wax blends
Extrusion, injection molding, good metal release
Baion® 2016
Mini-pastilles
75
0.72 - 1.79
Paraffin wax and
oxidized polyethylene
wax blends
Extrusion, injection molding, good metal release
Baion® 4011
Pastilles
77
0.75 - 1.5
Multi-functional
combination lubricant
High-efficiency siding, fence,
railing and window profile
extrusion

CrystalWax®

Rigid PVC wax that is suitable for soft film, opaque rigid PVC molding and PVC profile extrusion

Product
NSF
Form(s)
Congealing
Point (°C)
Typical
Dosage (phr)
Chemistry
Typical Applications
CrystalWax® CS-2054
Prills, pastilles
69
0.75 - 1.5
Paraffin waxExtrusion, injection molding
CrystalWax® CS-2054P
Prills, pastilles
70
0.75 - 1.5
Paraffin wax
and polyethylene
wax blend
Extrusion, injection molding

Industrene®

Range of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids, typically having carbon chain lengths from C16 to C22, used in a wide range of applications including rubber and plastics processing

Kemamide®

Range of slip agents and anti-block additives that provide excellent bloom control and secondary mold-release in polyolefins and engineering polymers such as nylon, PS and ABS

Product
FDA
Form(s)
Melt Range
(°C)
Typical
Function
Chemistry
Typical Applications
Kemamide® EBS
Flake, prill,
powder
140 - 146
Balanced lubeBisamide waxFlexible film anti-blocking agent,
injection molding, siding and
profile extrusion
Kemamide® W-40 Vegetable
Prill, powder
137 - 147
Balanced lubeBisamide waxFlexible film anti-blocking agent,
injection molding, siding and
profile extrusion
Kemamide® W-20
Prill, pellet
114 - 120
Internal -
balanced lube
Bisamide waxAnti-fogging agent, high clarity

Kemester®

Range of glycerol esters and specialty esters that function as boundary lubricants, mold-release agents, emulsifiers, anti-stats, anti-fogs, and emollients in automotive, plastics, household & industrial, and personal care markets

Product
FDA
Form(s)
Melt Range
(°C)
Typical
Function
Chemistry
Typical Applications
Kemester® 2000
Liquid
-
Internal lubePartial ester of glycerinCalendering, blow molding - high clarity
Kemester® 5721Liquid
-
Balanced lubeEster of synthetic alcoholCalendering, blow molding - high clarity
Kemester® 695**
Liquid
-
Internal lubePartial ester of glycerinCalendering, blow molding - high clarity
Kemester® 84*
Molten, flake, pastille, bead
58 - 61
Internal lubePartial ester of glycerinCalendering, blow molding - high clarity
Kemester® EGDS*Molten, flake, pastille
63 - 73
Internal lubePolyol esterExtrusion and injection molding

Neustrene®

Hardened glycerides that work well as internal lubricants for PVC and wood-polymer composite (WPC) profile extrusion

Product
FDA
Form(s)
Melt Range
(°C)
Typical
Function
Chemistry
Typical Applications
Neustrene® 060Molten, flake
50 - 54
Balanced lubeGlycerol tristearateExtrusion, molding, calendering

Thermolite®

Range of methyltin, butyltin and octyltin heat stabilizers ideally suited for all rigid PVC processing applications, from PVC pipe, pipe fittings, and clear bottles to rigid film and sheet, cellular PVC, vinyl siding and window profile extrusions

Product
NSF/PPI
FDA
Stabilizer
Type
Approx.
% Sn
Sp Gr
Typical Applications
Thermolite® 176
Butyl
6.5
0.92
Excellent stability for a wide range of small to medium size white pipe extrusion
Thermolite® 140
Butyl
8.5
0.95
Best choice for all siding substrate and for medium to large diameter white pipe extrusion
Thermolite® 161
Methyl
19
1.18
Excellent performance for injection molding and difficult extrusion
Thermolite® 387
Butyl
16
1.10
Cost-effective injection molding and extrusion processing
Thermolite® 108
Butyl
17.5
1.12
Standard for injection molding, extrusion and foam sheet applications
Thermolite® 31
Butyl
18.5
1.13
Standard for all CPVC extrusion and injection molding processing
Thermolite® 892WF
Octyl
14
1.07
European octyltin with excellent early color performance and balanced overall stability
Thermolite® 890
Octyl
15.5
1.08
Standard octyltin for all film, sheet and packaging applications
Thermolite® 890F
Octyl
15.5
1.08
European standard octlytin for all film, sheet and packaging uses including CPVC processing
Thermolite® 190
Methyl
19.2
1.18
High performance for all types of food-grade packaging and extrusion
Thermolite® 380
Butyl
24.8
1.20
Used in many rigid PVC applications such as co-extruded siding and window profiles

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