With over 25 years experience supplying colouring solutions to the polymer industry, Prisma Colour is a leading supplier of colouring solutions to the UK plastics industry and has the expertise to offer products adapted for your specific requirements. Every customer application is assessed and matched to ensure the ideal colour match using our extensive in-house experience. Our knowledge of the colouring supply chain means we optimise our production to ensure your application needs are met at the lowest possible cost.
The Prisma thermoplastic colour masterbatch and compounds division manufactures bespoke colour masterbatches and compounds in a wide range of polymer types, including the following;
PE, PP, PS, PC, PA, TPU, TPE, PMMA, ABS, SAN, PET, PBT, EVA, POM
Most of our colour masterbatches are bespoke and designed specifically for our
If you have a thermoplastic colour masterbatch or compound requirement Prisma Colour will work with you to develop a product that is suitable for your requirements. To arrange a colour match and/or sample or for further information on any of our wide range of thermoplastic colour masterbatches and compounds please contact our sales team who will be happy to discuss your enquiry in more detail.
Prisma Colour has a group capacity of over 20,000 tonnes per annum across our flexible manufacturing units which means we can respond to any order size. All of our production facilities are ISO approved and backed up by our highly qualified technical team. Our manufacturing facilities offer the highest level of service, quality and lead time to ensure your needs are met
One area that we have been particularly innovative is our range of masterbatches designed for use in PET extrusion and injection stretch blow moulding which provide an alternative to liquid colour masterbatches. These PET masterbatches are available in transparent tints, including a frosted effect offering a similar appearance to a HDPE blown bottle whilst retaining transparency at the neck.
At Prisma Colour we take time to consider all of our customers’ needs and requirements when selecting pigments for a new colour match request. Involved in this
- Aesthetics of the finished article
- Expected life time of the application
- Processing conditions
With this in mind we have put together a short list of things that must be considered when developing a formulation:
- Differences in
- Melt flow characteristics.
- Toxicity requirements.
- Physical properties required of the moulding.
- Light fastness of the finished product.
- Heat histories of the finished article.
- Pigment loading/colour strength.
- Cost consideration.
- Weather fastness of the finished article.
- Warping, distortion and shrinkage.
- Chemical Stability.
All of these elements have to be looked at closely to get a good, accurate and