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Solutions for Higher Performing, Value-Added Vinyl and Plastics

Emerald’s range of additives and resins include K-FLEX® Non-Phthalate Plasticizers for PVC, Good-Rite® 3114 Antioxidant, and Kalama® Sodium Benzoate nucleating agent. These products help manufacturers to produce extremely tough, durable, and high performing plastics and vinyl. They also improve productivity and minimize the health, safety, and regulatory concerns associated with phthalates and other plasticizer chemistries under scrutiny.

K-FLEX® Dibenzoate Plasticizers are high solvators for vinyl, plastisols, vinyl leathercloth, resilient vinyl flooring, and extruded tubing. K-FLEX Plasticizers provide excellent compatibility, stain resistance, extraction resistance, wear layer toughness, and handling (low temperature flexibility), as well as increased processing speeds and lower processing temperatures.

Good-Rite® 3114 Antioxidant is a high purity, phenolic antioxidant first invented and patented by Emerald’s predecessor. We continue to provide a reliable, consistent supply of high quality 3114, which is highly valued as a non-yellowing antioxidant for plastics.

Kalama® Sodium Benzoate is used as an economical, efficient nucleating agent in polypropylene manufacturing, where it optimizes economy and productivity.

Purox® B Liquid Benzoic Acid is used in HDPE filaments and thermoplastics elastomers, resulting in high-strength filaments for applications such as fishing nets.

Plastic Antioxidant
Good-Rite® 3114 FF

Hindered phenolic, primary antioxidant.

Good-Rite® 3114 FFS

Hindered phenolic, primary antioxidant.

Good-Rite® 3114 G

Hindered phenolic, primary antioxidant.

Plasticizer for Vinyl
K-FLEX® PG Non-Phthalate Plasticizer

Very high solvating, dibenzoate plasticizer for outstanding stain resistance and durability in vinyl, as well as a low-VOC coalescent for Ecolabel paints; exceptional low temperature flexibility

K-FLEX® DP Non-Phthalate Plasticizer

Most versatile dibenzoate plasticizer, offering exceptional low temperature flexibility and compatibility with a wide range of polar polymers and rubbers; excellent choice for many high-solvating plasticizer applications

K-FLEX® 975P Non-Phthalate Plasticizer

Versatile dibenzoate plasticizer for performance in vinyl, adhesives, sealants, and coatings, offering excellent compatibility with polar polymers and a low freeze point for easier handling.

K-FLEX® 850S Non-Phthalate Plasticizer

Low-VOC dibenzoate plasticizer optimized for use in waterborne latex applications, especially adhesives, where it improves tack, reduces set times, and suppresses Tg

K-FLEX® 850P Non-Phthalate Plasticizer

Economical, high solvating PVC plasticizer for excellent compatibility, stain resistance, and durability in vinyl applications, as well as good characteristics in caulks and sealants

K-FLEX® 500 Non-Phthalate Plasticizer

High solvating, economical plasticizer for adhesives and caulks, as well as other PVC and PVA applications

Polypropylene Nucleating Agent
Kalama® Sodium Benzoate NF/FCC – Dense

Sodium benzoate preservative NF/FCC/E211, dense granules (granular form)

Kalama® Sodium Benzoate NF/FCC – EDF

Sodium benzoate preservative NF/FCC/E211, extruded dust-free

Kalama® Sodium Benzoate NF/FCC – Powder

Sodium Benzoate preservative NF/FCC/E211, powder form

Purox® S Grains Sodium Benzoate

Sodium benzoate preservative NF/FCC/E211 (highest purity and quality worldwide)

K-FLEX is a registered trademark of Emerald Kalama Chemical, LLC for its line of low-VOC plasticizers and coalescents. K-FLEX is also a registered trademark of King Industries, Inc. for its line of polyester and urethane polyols and resin modifiers.


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