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AUSTIN BLACK®325 Markets

PRODUCTS
TYPE OF POLYMER
ADVANTAGES OF AUSTIN BLACK
MARKETING COMMENTS
TIRES
(all types)
 
1. Inner Liner Compound:
Halobutyl and Natural Rubber
Used to replace some carbon black, polymer, and clay fillers.
Improved mixing and extrusion.
Improved oxygen barrier properties.
Reduced compound cost due to low specific gravity and low cost.
Large volume global market
2. Other tire components:
Side wall, bead, carcass, and fabric coating,
Various Rubber Polymers
Cost reduction: Austin Black is used as a filler to replace carbon black and rubber polymer.
Widely used in agricultural, off-road, and industrial tires.
AUTOMOTIVE / INDUSTRIAL
1. Seals

Fluoroelastomer
High temperature performance and good chemical resistance.
Improved mixing and reduced scorching.
Improved compression set.
Significant cost reduction
Automotive and industrial equipment engine and transmission seals. (See DuPont Dow, Viton, fluoroelastomer literature)
EPDM (ethylene propylene
diene)
Improved mixing and extrusion.
Reduced cost.
Used in extruded door and window seals.
2. Friction Products
(brake pads)
Not applicable Low specific gravity,
Good high temperature performance
A cost effective filler
3. Fuel line hoses Fluoroelastomer Good chemical resistance and gas barrier properties.
Cost reduction.
Used in the fuel line hose inner liner to provide gas barrier properties and chemical resistance
4. Belts, Hoses, Ducts Various Rubber Polymers Low cost pigment and filler that can be substituted for polymer and carbon black Used in conveyer belts, air ducts, and all types of rubber hoses
PLASTICS   1. Various Black Plastic
Concentrates, LDPE, MDPE, HDPE, PP, PVC, ABS,
Reduces the concentrate cost due to low specific gravity and low cost.
Used to replace some of the more costly carbon black or resin.
Large volume market
Used in injection molded and extruded products.
    2. PVC Plastisols Cost reduction: Austin Black is used to replace carbon black in plastisols. Good gas barrier and chemical resistance. Floor mats- Automotive, industrial and commercial.
Protective coatings-tools, gloves, and tank linings.
PAINTS AND COATINGS



1. Automotive Finishes Electro-dip primers

Cost reduction.
Used by paint manufacturers for the automobile manufacturers
  2. Protective Coatings Tar based epoxy Good chemical resistance and gas barrier properties.
Cost reduction.
Interior and exterior coatings for metal and concrete pipes and tanks.
Coatings for concrete or metal structures used in marine (salt water) applications.
COMMERCIAL ROOFING
1. EPDM (ethylene propylene
diene)
Improved mixing and extrusion.
Cost reduction: Austin Black is used as a filler to replace carbon black, polymer, and clay fillers, which have a higher specific gravity.
Roofing for retail stores and industrial buildings.
Large volume market in the USA.
    2. TPO ( thermoplastic olefin) Improved mixing and extrusion.
Cost reduction: Austin Black is used as a filler to replace carbon black, polymer, and clay fillers, which have a higher specific gravity
Roofing for retail stores and industrial buildings.
Large volume market in the USA.
SEALANTS AND CAULKS   Silicone Rubber, Butyl, Urethane Cost reduction: Austin Black is used as a filler to replace carbon black, polymer, and clay fillers which have a higher specific gravity. Commercial and residential thermal pane window sealant.
Joint seals for plastic, concrete, and metal pipe.