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Faux Foil™ Technology

A lower cost and more sustainable alternative to metallization and coating processes for thermoplastics

Ampacet FauxFoil™ masterbatches offer a lower cost alternative to metallization and coating processes and mimic the gloss and shine of metal in a single step. They also reduce the environmental impact associated with conventional aluminum foil and metalized films. 

Compatible with conventional molding processes, FauxFoil™ masterbatches do not require a machine or mold change; molded-in-color can be achieved with this uniquely-formulated special effects technology.  When compared to painted finishes, FauxFoil™ masterbatches resist scratching and peeling, do not require another production or decoration step and feature a very low (1%) LDR.

FauxFoil™ masterbatches are also a lower cost option compared to the use of color compounds commonly used in durable goods.  And, with low VOC’s (Volatile Organic Compounds), manufacturers can work within predetermined regulation requirements.

For more information on Ampacet FauxFoil™ masterbatch 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.