Specially engineered carbon blacks can deliver the high level of blackness targeted in many engineering plastics applications. Let's look at the parameters you should consider to realize the full performance benefits with these very special carbon black pigments.
Defining the targeted color space is an important first step in having meaningful discussions on changes to coatings formulations that will achieve the desired end result. If a customer says they want to be bluer in undertone, then the immediate question becomes bluer compared to what?
Effective April 19, 2021, Birla Carbon will increase specialty carbon black prices globally by up to 9%. All shipments made on or after this date are subject to the price increase.
There are a lot of instruments involved in the measurement of deep black coatings. In this blog post, Dr. Richard Abbott provides insights on what measurements and specifications are used to receive accurate and precise measurements of black objects.
Birla Carbon recognized with the fifth consecutive Gold rating by EcoVadis for sustainability practices
Reviewed on an annual basis, EcoVadis has, for the fourth consecutive year, awarded Birla Carbon with a Gold level rating for sustainable practices. […]
UV-curable inks and coatings are a high growth market for various industries such a printing ink, particularly for food packaging, floor coatings, and 3D printing. These materials offer high gloss, low/zero VOC (volatile organic compound), and many other advantages compared to other liquid chemistries.
Birla Carbon and CHASM Advanced Materials Sign Strategic Partnership Joint Development Agreement signed in November 2019 progresses to a strategic partnership Nanomaterials to enhance high-performance tires, conductive plastics, novel coatings, and next-generation batteries Mumbai, India & Marietta, USA – September 29, 2020 – Birla Carbon, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of carbon black, [...]
‘Bending Towards Circularity’ Birla Carbon releases its Eighth Sustainability Report Circularity is the central theme for this year’s report Use of the Circulytics tool developed by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Highlights of the year and resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) as per [...]
NORTH AMERICA PRICE CHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT Mumbai, India, and Marietta, USA – August 31, 2020: Effective October 1, 2020, Birla Carbon will increase prices on all carbon black grades in North America by $70/MT. All shipments made on or after this date are subject to the price increase. Adjustments for customers with supply [...]
Birla Carbon Italy, along with other chemical companies, participated on April 30, 2020, in an innovative experimental project of a school-work alternation for the first time, in the Piedmont region of Italy.