The Performance Minerals Group of Specialty Minerals Inc. (SMI) has a series of web pages that will help you understand the role our precipitated calcium carbonates (PCCs), ground calcium carbonates (GCCs), talcs, talc-based and antiblocks play in maximizing the performance of polymers. These pages provide the fundamentals of four plastic performance characteristics and the role of various minerals in their enhancement.
Click on one of these links to read this information:
- Fundamentals of Film Antiblocking
- Fundamentals of Flexural Modulus or Stiffness
- Fundamentals of Impact Strength
- Fundamentals of Polymer Nucleation