Keeling & Walker Ltd. of Stoke-on-Trent at K 2019 in Düsseldorf -- K Trade Fair

Keeling & Walker Ltd.

Whieldon Road, ST4 4JA Stoke-on-Trent
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Telephone +44 1782 744 136
Fax +44 1782 744 126
sales@keelingwalker.co.uk

This company is main exhibitor of

Hall map

K 2019 hall map (Hall 7, level 2): stand F06

Fairground map

K 2019 fairground map: Hall 7, level 2

Contact

Dieter Guhl

Phone
+447843439172

Email
d.guhl@keelingwalker.co.uk

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 01  Raw materials, auxiliaries
  • 01.10  Additives
  • 01.10.003  Additives for laser transmission welding

Additives for laser transmission welding

  • 01  Raw materials, auxiliaries
  • 01.10  Additives
  • 01.10.019  Antistatic agents
  • 01  Raw materials, auxiliaries
  • 01.10  Additives
  • 01.10.028  Fire protection agents
  • 01  Raw materials, auxiliaries
  • 01.10  Additives
  • 01.10.055  Functional pigments
  • 01  Raw materials, auxiliaries
  • 01.10  Additives
  • 01.10.098  Smoke density reductioners

Our products

Product category: Additives for laser transmission welding

Laser Marking Additives / Laser Direct Structuring Additives

Keeling & Walker offers a range of Laser Marking Addtives mainly for NIR Lasermarking Systems (1064 nm). The Irasorb LM product series is adapted to a number of polymers and offers high contrast dark markings for PE, PP, PVC, PC, PA and other polymers.
The Irasorb pigments are also suitable for Laser marking of labels. 

Additionally we offer a range of Additives for Laser Structuring Processes. StanoStat CP range has high NIR absorption capabilities, low colour and a high catalytic activity for the electroless plating processes. 

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Target Products
Printed/Decorated

Product category: Antistatic agents

StanoStat materials for permanent antistatic effects

Keeling & Walker offers with StanoStat CP and CPM ranges products which provide permanent  and independent from environmental conditions antistatic properties to polymers.  Transparent antistatic materials are possible with nanoscale CPm products under suitable processing conditions. 

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Product category: Functional pigments

Near Infrared Absorber

Keeling & Walker offers a range of NIR Absorbing materials especially designed for application in
- transparent solar protective films for automotive or construction 
- transparent NIR blocking sheets, plates and construction elements
- agricultural films
Keeling & Walkers product are based on
- StanoStat CPM range of Antimony Tin Oxides
- Irasorb BITO range of Indium Tin Oxides
- Irabsorb CT range of doped Tungsten Oxides.

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Product category: Fire protection agents, Smoke density reductioners

Thermox ZTO - a new generation of Flame Retardant and Smoke Suppressant

Keeling & Walker is introducing its latest innovation on Flame Retardant and Smoke Suppressant additive.  Zinc Stannate based FR agents are known for many years and known for their efficiency but also high price.  Thermox ZTO is offering a cost advantage at similar performance. 

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Product category: Functional pigments

Reheating Additives

Keeling & Walker has with its range of Near Infrared Absorbers suitable products for Reheating applications.  Highly effective NIR absorbers, which are easily dispersible in PET and other polymers enable a quick reheating process in thermoforming processes.

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Applications
Consumer

Target Products
Film/Sheet, Complex Geometry

Product category: Functional pigments

Radiation opaque Pigments

Tin Oxides have high X-ray shielding capabilities. They are non-toxic, colourless and effective.  Keeling & Walker offers different grades of Tin Oxides depending on the formulation need. 

Antimony doped Tin Oxides can also be used in Microwave Absorber formulations and  thanks to its high dielectric properties enhances the absorber performance.

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About us

Company details

Keeling & Walker Limited is renowned across the globe as the leading supplier of tin oxide and advanced pigments. We are the biggest manufacturer and exporter of tin oxide materials in the world.

Founded in the early 1900’s, Keeling & Walker became a Limited Company in 1916, by which time it was a leading supplier of all types of ceramic materials, consumables, plant and equipment for the local pottery industry in Stoke on Trent.

The Company realised the growing importance of tin oxide, which was used for ceramic colour pigments, and by 1932 had developed an improved method of tin oxide production, the origins of the present ‘Superlite’ process. By 1939 tin oxide was the main product.

 In 1964 a controlling interest in the Company was acquired by the Patino Group, represented then by Consolidated Tin Smelters, whose successor, Amalgamated Metal Corporation Plc, is still the parent company.

Since the 1980’s the Company has continued to develop innovative new tin oxide based materials to service an ever-growing range of applications across many industry sectors.

The Company was a pioneer in the development of ATO (antimony tin oxide) nanomaterials in the early 1980’s. The combination of optical transparency, electrical conductivity and infrared absorption that these materials offer has resulted in many applications in the polymer industry for these versatile materials.

In 1998 the Company acquired the tin oxide manufacturing business of T.H. Goldschmidt AG. The addition of the ‘Thermox’ range of tin oxide materials considerably diversified the Company’s product portfolio and the business became the World Leader in the supply of tin oxide based materials.

Today the Company produces many grades of tin oxide, doped tin oxides, Indium Tin Oxides and other advanced functional  pigments  used in the ceramics and automotive as well as in coatings and polymer industry.

Keeling & Walker Ltd continues to specialise and excel in its core tin chemicals expertise, and to deliver innovative products supported by continuous investment in state-of-the art production facilities. Our team of technical experts is always eager to offer help and advice in the selection and use of our materials. We are also pleased to work with customers to develop bespoke materials for specific applications.

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Company data

Sales volume

20 - 100 Mill. US $

Export content

> 75%

Number of employees

31 - 100

Foundation

1916

Area of business

Raw materials, auxiliaries

Target groups
  • Plastic product manufacturing
  • Chemical industry
  • Packaging / distribution
  • Vehicle construction / aerospace
  • Energy technology / photovoltaics