​Calcium carbonate is currently used to enhance mechanical properties and improve productivity in a wide variety of applications, from thin films to thicker sheets. Calcium carbonate can boost the output of processing lines while achieving improved impact strength and higher stiffness.

 With reduced top cut, low impurities and excellent coating properties, Omyafilm is a dedicated product for the film industry and is becoming increasingly recognized as a reference product in the global film market.

 PE film

The main benefits in production include:

  • Increased specific output
  • Faster heating and cooling
  • Increased line speed
  • Better homogeneity
  • Enhanced machine uptime

The main benefits for the end product include:

  • Reduced raw material costs
  • Potential for down-gauging
  • Higher stiffness
  • Improved dart drop
  • Improved tear resistance
  • Improved barrier properties

 Breathable film

Specially developed Omyafilm offers:

  • Exceptional hydrophobicity
  • Excellent dispersion
  • Improved thermal stability during processing

 Using Omyafilm in breathable films leads to:

  • High Water Vapor Transmission Rate (WVTR)
  • High water pressure
  • Good mechanical properties
  • Outstanding UV resistance

 BOPP film

Benefits include:

  • Reduced film density
  • Improved printability for label stock
  • Increased opacity

 Extrusion coating

The main benefits of using Omyafilm in extrusion coating include:

  • Improved adhesion
  • Faster line speed
  • Reduction in minimum seal temperature
  • Less web blocking
  • Lower processing temperatures
  • Lower melt temperatures
  • Reduced neck-in

 Specialty chemicals

  • Processing aids
  • Desiccant (calcium oxide)

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