Axion Polymers

Axion Polymers improvements worth noting

  • 7 Dec 2017

Improved physical properties will be assured, as Axion Polymers has re-formulated its recycled ABS polymer product.

This will also result in a superior surface finish, suitable for all type of applications, ranging from corner supports in window frames to furniture component parts.

Customer response has led the plastics recycler, based in Manchester, to heavily invest in re-compounding its 100% recycled Axpoly® ABS 52 raw material, delivering a higher impact strength and a shinier, deeper-black finish. 

Continuing process development, with a big significance on purification and accurate quality analysis, is undoubtedly a substantial reason for the improved characteristics of the polymer.

This is according to Axion’s Product Development Technologist Mark Keenan.

“This has been confirmed by one of our customers who said it made a ‘massive difference’ in a visually-critical product,” he commented.

“Another customer who sampled our new ABS grade told us ‘it works for us’ and wanted their 100-tonne order delivered as soon as possible.”

The new ABS polymer provides a more consistent and better surface finish and is ideal for durable goods where more strength and impressive visuals are essential in terms of customer requirements.

Applications include office and home furniture products and assembly parts for the construction sector, as well as a wide range of components for electrical goods.

Axion are always seeking customer feedback to keep the business moving forward and continue the drive of growth.

Company Director Keith Freegard says more investment in staff and product development will be made in due course.

“Our next priority is to focus on getting higher impact strengths for even tougher applications,” Keith commented.

“Having experienced record sales in October and November, we’re looking forward to carrying on our profitable growth trend. So watch this space from early 2018 when we expect to add more grades to our growing ABS range.”

 

Tudor House,
Meadway,
Bramhall,
Chesire,
United Kingdom,
SK7 2DG

Visit Axion Recycling's website

Leave a Reply

More articles

Geberit

Geberit-sponsored Heating Installer Awards 2019 winners revealed

The Geberit-sponsored Heating Installer Awards 2019 winners have been announced, recognising talent in the industry and commitment to producing work of the highest quality.

Posted in Articles, Awards, Bathrooms, Bedrooms & Washrooms, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Services, Exhibitions and Conferences, Heating Systems, Controls and Management, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Interiors, Pipes, Pipes & Fittings, Plumbing, Posts

Kingspan Kooltherm

An education in energy efficiency with Kingspan Kooltherm

The Pines Primary School in Red Lodge has been constructed to provide a flexible, adaptable and sustainable space for education, with the help of Kingspan Kooltherm K15 Rainscreen Board.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Case Studies, Facades, Insulation, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls

Freefoam

Freefoam release new cladding brochure

Freefoam Building Products have announced the launch of a brand new cladding brochure – The Complete Cladding Solution.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Cladding, Facades, Posts, Publications, Walls

Kiwa issues TMV scheme certificates at Frankfurt show

Kiwa recently presented several clients with TMV certificates on the international Kiwa Group stand at the ISH Water and Energy trade show in Frankfurt.

Posted in Articles, Awards, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Exhibitions and Conferences