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Alve-One®

Sustainable and safe chemical blowing agent for foam producers

December 2019

Alve-One®

Sustainable and safe chemical blowing agent for foam producers

  • World Alliance Member
  • Featured Solution
  • Labelled Solution
Label Date December 16, 2019
By Solvay
From Belgium
Maturity stage TRL 9 / CRI 2 - Commercial Trial Small Scale

Alve-One® foaming solutions are based on a portfolio of safe chemical blowing agents that may be tailored to the needs of the thermoplastics, elastomers and PVC (rigid and flexible) foam producers. It supports customers to be in the frontline of their market segments by helping them achieve their specific requirements of desired plastics' properties such as low Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and odor, lightweight, thermal and sound insulation, cushioning, softness, and appearance. Thus, Alve-One® can be used in a wide range of applications in the automotive industry (interior and exterior parts), flooring, footwear, building and construction markets among others. Alve-One® allows to foam plastics in a safer way as these products are neither skin irritating nor respiratory sensitizer. The foamed end-products will also be safer to the end users as no harmful residues generated from the foaming agent decomposition will be found in them.

The Environmental Benefits

  • A significant reduction of 90% in the manufacturing footprint
  • Eco-friendly with no harmful residues in the end-product
  • Mitigates the human health impacts compared to ADCA

The Financial Benefits

  • Savings can go as high as 25%

Activity Region

  • Headquarters
  • Activity

Company Profile

Solvay

At Solvay, we’re mastering the elements essential to our world.

Headquarters 1120 Brussels, Belgium
Type Company
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