Electroconductive Powders Zelec™: electroconductive powders for coatings and plastics

Zelec electroconductive powders (ECPs) provide cost-effective, static-dissipative performance for coatings and polymers. They are non-volatile, non-corrosive, and resistant to heat, chemicals and humidity. They also enhance quality and durability by imparting resistivity throughout the lifetime of coatings, paints, security inks and electronics products.

Used instead of conductive agents such as carbon black and metals, Zelec ECPs are compatible with a broad spectrum of colors. They can be used in injection molding and extrusion, in thermoset systems and in solvent or water-borne coatings and inks. The product family includes several unique powders that perform over a wide range of surface resistivity while allowing you to optimize loading for greater efficiency.

Where are Zelec ECPs used

Different Zelec grades are available with tailored properties for applications including clean rooms, dissipative coatings, electronics packaging, static dissipation, textiles, electric components, workstations and many more.

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What is ‘surface resistivity’?

The Zelec ECP product range allows manufacturers, including compounders, coating formulators and their customers, to control surface resistivity in their products. Surface resistivity is defined as the ratio of direct current (DC) voltage drop per unit length to the surface current per width.

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