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Reedy Chemical Foam

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9301-A Forsyth Park Drive
Charlotte, NC 28273
About Reedy Chemical Foam
  • In 1989, Michael Reedy took the burgeoning technology of CO2 chemical foaming agents and applied them to the nucleation of expanded ldpe. The goal was to reduce harmful emissions to the atmosphere while recognizing the balance between environmental sustainability and the bottom line. Since that time Reedy has become a globally respected name in the advancement of thermoplastic light-weighting.

    SAFOAM® CFAs are available in pellets and powders with worldwide distribution from 15 countries. The endothermic technology is used to create fine cell structures in all thermoplastics and engineering resins to reduce weight, increase output, reduce machine energy and more. SAFOAM® is used as stand-alone gassing agent or in combination with other gases. SAFTEC® Specialty Additives include melt strength enhancers, anti-statics, and process stabilizers to enhance foam performance. In 2015, as in 1989, we are Committed to the Future of Plastics.
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Products by Reedy Chemical Foam
  • SAFOAM® FOR EXTRUSION

    Foam extrusion is a complex process with many interrelated variables. As a continuous, dynamic process, a change in any one variable has a ripple effect that extends to the final product. Understanding the variables and learning how to control them is the best route to producing a high quality... Read more
  • SAFOAM® FOR INJECTION MOLDING

    SAFOAM®is used in the production of injection molded parts requiring a cellular structure and for the elimination of sink marks and stress in solid parts. SAFOAM® is used in all types of injection molding equipment, including low and high pressure specialized structural foam machines, and... Read more
  • SAFOAM® FOR BLOW MOLDING

    SAFOAM® can be used in blow-molding. Weight reductions of 5-15% have been achieved. Specific grades depend on the resin(s) used. Blow molding is a two-stage process. A hot tube, or parison, is extruded and then molded by inflation within a mold. The general principles for successful extrusion... Read more
White Papers by Reedy Chemical Foam
  • Particle Nucleation in Chemical Foam Extrusion By

    Recent emphasis on light-weighting has foaming technologies being explored by all facets of industry. Endothermic chemical foaming agents are especially desirable due to low-to-zero impact on the environment. Different methods of nucleation to control the cells formation are offered to control... Read more
  • Particle Nucleation in Chemical Foam Extrusion By

    Recent emphasis on light-weighting has foaming technologies being explored by all facets of industry. Endothermic chemical foaming agents are especially desirable due to low-to-zero impact on the environment. Different methods of nucleation to control the cells formation are offered to control... Read more
News about Reedy Chemical Foam
  • Reedy International becomes Reedy Chemical Foam & Specialty Additives Posted