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THRIVE Composite Blends

Let International Paper's technical team help you find the right blend of our renewable THRIVE cellulose composite with other reinforcement additives in a thermoplastic composite. 

 

Blending THRIVE will give you the flexibility to balance the need for lighter weight parts without compromising the strength and performance required. THRIVE can be blended with a variety of resins and compounds: short glass PP, long glass PP, homo-polymer PP, co-ploymer PP, talc filled PP and three-way blends of any of these materials.

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Molding Process

  • Uses less electrical energy
  • Up to 35% faster total cycle time
  • Broader processing window

Economics

  • Lower total cost/part
  • Blendable with lower and higher priced fillers

Part Mass

  • 8%-13% lower part weight

Part Quality

  • Softer feel to touch
  • Nearly impossible to flash
  • Less tendency to warp vs. traditional SGF, LFRT PP
  • Outstanding bondability to TPEs in 2 shot

 

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