FKuR Plastics Corporation
30% to 94%
FKuR resins can be biobased and/or biodegradable as well as compostable according to ASTM D 6400 and EN 13432. Depending on the grade they are also suitable for contact with food. FKuR resins can be converted using conventional plastic processing machines.
- Bio-Flex® is made of PLA (NatureWorks) and biodegradable natural fillers for extrusion and injection molding
Bio-Flex® resins have mechanical properties comparable to PE-LD and PE-HD as well as PS and PP.
- Biograde® is made of Cellulose acetate and mainly used for injection molding
Biograde® resins have properties comparable to PS and an excellent heat resistance up to 252°F.
- Fibrolon® is made of either PLA or polyolefins (PO) and contains European softwood from sustainable forests
Under the trade name Fibrolon®, FKuR develops a range of Wood Based Composites (WPCs) for injection molding. These natural fibre reinforced compounds can be injection molded easily, in contrast to many other WPCs. Fibrolon® compounds have especially high strengths and stiffness comparable to wood. FKuR offers PP and PLA based Fibrolon® resins.
US-based subsidiary in Cedar Park, Texas since October 2009. The product manufacturing facility is located in Germany.