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REC-NIR Black™

Near infrared sorting for recycling black packaging

Most black packaging cannot be sorted by recycling companies and is often sent to landfills or used for energy recovery. REC-NIR Black™ masterbatch is near infrared (NIR) transparent to allow scanning by NIR technology for automated sorting at recovery facilities. REC-NIR Black™ can help significantly reduce the carbon footprint by giving black plastic packaging a second life. 

REC-NIR-Black™ High Alcohol is suitable for monolayer PET bottles and containers used in high alcohol applications, including wine and spirits, hand sanitizers, household cleaners, personal care and OTC pharmaceutical products.

REC-NIR Black™ was named a 2019 Plastic Recycling Europe winner in the category of Product Technology Innovation of the Year.  

For more information on Ampacet REC-NIR Black™ and other R3 Sustainable Solutions, their applications and complete Regulatory Status, please complete the product inquiry form or contact Ampacet or your local Ampacet representative.