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Colour Theory in the Food Industry: Pigment Dispersion in Packaging Manufacturing

Colour theory plays a vital role in the food industry, influencing everything from consumer choices to brand identity. The colours used in food packaging are not arbitrary; they are carefully selected to evoke specific emotions, convey messages, and enhance the appeal of the products. One crucial aspect of this process is pigment dispersion in packaging […]

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A Guide to Black Masterbatch

Black masterbatch is a cornerstone in the plastics industry, providing essential colour and functional properties to a wide range of plastic products. Despite the evolution of new technologies and materials, black masterbatch remains highly popular due to its versatility, cost-effectiveness, and unique properties. This blog will explore what black masterbatch is, its brief history, why […]

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Plastics Manufacturing and Colour Pigment Dispersions

Plastics are everywhere in our modern world, and understanding how they’re made is quite fascinating. Ever wondered how everyday items like water bottles and smartphone cases come to be? Let’s explore the world of plastics manufacturing and colour pigment dispersions, and see how they shape the products we use every day. The Basics of Plastics […]

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Black Pigment Dispersions at Abbey Masterbatch

Here at Abbey Masterbatch and plastics manufacturing, achieving the perfect colour is not merely about aesthetics; it’s about precision, consistency, and performance – fulfilling our customers orders. Masterbatching, the process of incorporating additives and pigments into polymer resins, plays a pivotal role in achieving desired colours and properties. Among the myriad of pigments used in […]

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Mastering Plastics

Unveiling the Importance of Developing Plastic Product Masterbatching in Manufacturing In the world of manufacturing, plastics are often the first choice – whether reused and recycled or new. From everyday essentials like packaging and household goods to high-tech components in automotive and electronics, plastics are everywhere. Behind the scenes of these versatile materials lies a […]

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Celebrating 40 Years Of Excellence – The History of Abbey Masterbatch

As Abbey Masterbatch approaches its 40th anniversary, it’s a fitting time to reflect on the remarkable journey of this family-owned business. From its humble beginnings to becoming a major player in the thermoplastic industry, Abbey Masterbatch has consistently exemplified innovation, quality, and dedication to its customers. Founding Years (1984-1996): Abbey Masterbatch traces its roots back […]

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Colour Matching in Plastic Masterbatching

 The perfect hue of our products is not just an art; it’s a science. Colour plays a pivotal role in determining the aesthetic appeal and brand identity of plastic products, making colour matching a critical aspect of masterbatching procedures. At Abbey Masterbatch, we understand the significance of precision in colour formulation. In this blog post, […]

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Back to Masterbatching Basics

In the plastics manufacturing industry, an essential process known as masterbatching has emerged as a cornerstone for achieving consistent and vibrant colouration. This intricate technique involves the incorporation of concentrated pigments or additives into a polymer resin to create a masterbatch, a pre-dispersed blend that imparts colour and functionality to the final plastic product. In […]

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Exploring the Impact of Colour and Pigment Dispersion in Food Packaging

In our world of consumer goods, packaging stands as a storyteller, capturing attention and conveying a brand’s identity. Beyond its primary role in protecting and preserving products, packaging serves as a space where the art of design intersects with the science of consumer psychology. In this blog post, we delve into the intricate interplay of […]

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A Deep Dive into Various Types of Pigment Dispersion

Pigments are the vibrant heroes of the art and manufacturing world, adding colour and life to everything from paintings to plastics. The way these pigments are dispersed plays a crucial role in determining the final appearance and quality of the end product. In this article, we’ll delve into the fascinating realm of pigment dispersion, exploring […]

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