Clarifying Agents

Millad® NX™ 8000: clarifier for polypropylene (PP)

Millad NX 8000 helps PP producers and converters to stay ahead of packaging, appliances, medical, houseware and food storage trends by achieving unprecedented transparency in polypropylene. This innovative clarifier creates exciting new opportunities for your products, including significant energy savings and faster production in injection molding.

Suitable for all conversion processes, Millad NX 8000 makes polypropylene a viable alternative to glass or amorphous polymers like PC, PET, PVC and PS. PP clarified with Millad NX 8000, known in the market as NX UltraClear PP, answers the growing demand for clear, attractive products and sustainable, cost- efficient production.

Injection molding: save energy and boost productivity

By enabling converters to use lower temperatures for the injection molding process, Millad NX 8000 can reduce energy consumption by as much as 35% compared to conventional clarifiers. Lower temperatures also mean shorter cooling times, and faster production.

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Tailored for extrusion blow molding: Millad NX 8000E

Transparency in extrusion blow molding (EBM) is no longer limited to PVC or PET. Millad NX 8000E delivers significantly improved optical properties with standard polypropylene EBM resins. The result? Clear, fresh-looking polypropylene bottles with less haze, a lower yellowness index and superb gloss.

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A clear winner in thermoformed applications

Used in sheet and thermoformed applications such as cups, trays, clamshells and containers, Millad NX 8000 enables PP to reach levels of clarity similar to PET or PS. This delivers important performance advantages without compromising the aesthetics of the end product.

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Material substitution: a new benchmark in clarity and versatility

Converters around the globe are increasingly turning to PP clarified with Millad NX 8000, known as NX™ UltraClear PP, as a competitive, sustainable and functional replacement for traditional transparent materials.

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How does Millad NX 8000 work?

Learn about nucleation and clarification
  • Medical:

  • Syringes
  • Consumer Goods:

  • Housewares
  • Appliances
  • Bottles
  • Packaging:

  • Packaging

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