A Du Pont chemist name Roy Plunkett discovered teflon by accident in 1938. During the war, it was used in gaseous-diffusion processes to refine uranium for the atomic bomb, as the process was highly corrosive. By the early 1960s, teflon "non-stick" frying pans were a hot consumer item.

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Since 1989, Reedy has provided advanced additive solutions for the plastics industry. A focused approach to the advancement of foam technology has given us insight into polymer-matching systems.

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Generally Recognized as Safe by the FDA for direct food contact, Safoam is available in powder or concentrated pellet form and can be used as a blowing or nucleating agent in thermoplastics to create a microcellular structure.

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Full line of additives including co-stabilizers for moisture-sensitive engineering resins, melt strength enhancers and chain extenders for recycled materials, surface modifiers for open cell foams and prevention of electrostatic build-up and slip aids for sheet and film and in molding for easy part removal.

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