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Total: New metallocene polymers offer improved performance

Total Petrochemicals (Paris / France; www.totalpetrochemicals.com) has introduced the "Lumicene” range of metallocene polyolefins, built on its proprietary technology, which it claims offers superior cleanliness, improved gloss and transparency, better gas barrier and chemical resistance, improved processing and mechanical properties. The range includes PE resins for film, rotational moulding, blow moulding, artificial grass and caps and closures, and PP grades for fibres, film, injection moulding and medical applications.

Carl Van Camp, Total Petrochemicals' senior vice president polyolefins, said that the new films will allow customers to develop significantly improved products in their own markets.

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