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Compounders specializing in two-piece caps and seals for the beverage industry or in sealant and coating systems for food and industrial cans can achieve optimal performance and processing with Escorene™ Ultra ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) copolymer resins.
A copolymer of ethylene and vinyl acetate, Escorene Ultra EVA copolymer resins offer toughness, good optical and sealing properties and low gel. Faster processing is achievable on newer bottling lines by using a grade with higher VA content, due to their lower cycle time.
Additional features of Escorene Ultra EVA copolymer resins that benefit compounding include:
Rheology and elongational viscosity are extremely important for conversion. Optimal performance can be achieved by blending Escorene Ultra EVA copolymer resins with different MI.
Caps and seals using Escorene Ultra EVA copolymer resins offer optimal torque resistance and enable products to be shipped greater distances, and have a longer shelf life. They also enable reuse of bottles, thanks to good molding with the bottle rim and better closure performance.
With an extensive portfolio of ExxonMobil™ polypropylene (PP) resins and ExxonMobil™ high density polyethylene (HDPE) resins, ExxonMobil Chemical can meet compounders’ complete supply needs for cap materials.