PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, exhibited a comprehensive portfolio of innovative ECCOH™ brand solutions for wire and cable applications at Brasilplast 2011 (booth A68). These non-halogenated offerings enable customers to fast-track regulatory approvals, improve the sustainability of their products, and increase speed to market.
The ECCOH™ portfolio is based on low smoke and fume, zero halogen (LSFOH) technology, and offers solutions for a full range of end-use markets, including high-performance specialty grades for FTTx (fiber optics); railway (rolling stock and infrastructure); solar energy; oil, gas and petroleum; and marine, mining and fire alarm markets. These non-halogenated, flame retardant materials offer operating temperature from -40°C up to 120°C, good flexibility and flex crack resistance, and weathering resistance up to 20 years based on resistance to moisture, UV, heat, chemicals, and abrasion. Each ECCOH formulation can also be provided with suitable OnColor™ color concentrates to match specific requirements, with masterbatches available for other materials such as HDPE, PBT and TPU. PolyOne also offers OnCap™ UV additive and slip additive masterbatches. ECCOH products are highly flame retardant, non-corrosive, offer low toxicity and smoke density, and are classified as PolyOne Sustainable Solutions. PolyOne markets and provides technical support to producers implementing ECCOH products throughout the world.
PolyOne Corporation, with 2010 revenues of $2.6 billion, is a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered outside of Cleveland, Ohio USA, PolyOne has operations around the world.
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