Graphene nanotubes for PVC-plastisol: electrical conductivity with preserved mechanical properties and light colors

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TUBALL™ graphene nanotubes are applied via easy-to-use TUBALL™ MATRIX, a line of anti-static masterbatches based on polymer carriers and pre-dispersed TUBALL™ graphene nanotubes.

For PVC-plastisol systems, TUBALL™ MATRIX 814 should be used.

Target system

PVC-plastisol systems

Additive carrier

Mixture of epoxidized soybean oil and polymeric stabilizing agent

Product

TUBALL™ graphene nanotubes are a versatile conductive agent offering strong performance on all key parameters

Full range of resistivity while preserving colors

TUBALL™ MATRIX 814 provides a full range of electrical resistivity of 104–109 Ω/sq, while allowing for a wide range of colors to meet customer requirements.

OCSiAl internal PVC plastisol formulation. Sample thickness: 2 mm. ASTM D257

Stable, permanent electrical resistivity

TUBALL™ MATRIX 814 provides a permanent and stable level of electrical resistivity independent of storage conditions or humidity.

OCSiAl internal PVC plastisol formulation. Surface resistivity Ω/sq, ASTM D257

Preserved mechanical properties

TUBALL™ MATRIX 814 maintains and even improves the mechanical properties of conductive PVC-plastisol compounds.

Maintained abrasion resistance index

OCSiAl internal PVC plastisol formulation. ASTM D5963-04

Other benefits provided by TUBALL™ MATRIX beta for PVC-plastisol:

  • Can be applied with various fabrication technologies: dipping, molding, coating and others
  • Production without carbon dust
  • Low dosage gives greater flexibility in the final formulation
  • Ease of application and low dosage makes logistics less complex and more efficient

TUBALL™ graphene nanotubes are applied via easy-to-use TUBALL™ MATRIX, a line of anti-static masterbatches based on polymer carriers and pre-dispersed TUBALL™ graphene nanotubes.


Application case

PVC Plastisol-based Textile
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PVC Plastisol-based Textile
PVC Plastisol-based Flexible Ventilation Ducting
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PVC Plastisol-based Flexible Ventilation Ducting

Pay close attention to the processing guidelines for TUBALL™ MATRIX 814


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Additional information

Electrical conductivity for PVC plastisol


Anti-static PVC-plastisol systems with TUBALL™ nanotubes are widely adopted for:

  • Textiles
  • Ventilation ducting
  • Mesh for mining applications
  • Conveyor belts, including treadmill belts

TUBALL™ graphene nanotubes, also known as single wall carbon nanotubes, can be used in the production of PVC-plastisol systems in compliance with the following standards and recommendations: ANSI/ESD STM2.1, Directive 1994/9/EC and ATEX Directive 95, EN 1149, EN 61340, EN 16350, GOST (ГОСТ) 19616, GOST (ГОСТ) 12.4.124 etc.


TUBALL™ MATRIX for PVC-plastisol

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MATRIX 814
Conductive additive for PVC plastisol

Application

Thermoplastics

Materials

PVC plastisol

Carrier Media

Epoxidized soybean oil and polymeric stabilizing agent

MATRIX 814

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