Created from ultrafine calcium oxide, Masterox® R Masterbatch is formulated for unbeatable production performance and consistency.

Masterox® R boasts industry leading moisture removal and exceptional dispersion, which improves production output and reduces cost.

The Masterox® R range combines with moisture to form calcium hydroxide. This reaction chemically binds moisture to prevent visible extrusion breakout and surface defects, reducing lumps and streaking in production caused by unwanted moisture in the finished product.

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Packed In
25kg Bags
Compatibility
LLDPE, LDPE, HDPE and PP
CaO Content
80%
Density (g/cm3)
1.1
Processing Temp.
140 – 280°C
Melt Flow Rate
1g / 10 min (@190C, 5kgs)

  • Plastic recycling
  • Compounding
  • Blown film and lamination
  • Blow moulding
  • Injection moulding
  • Wood plastic composites
  • Bio plastics
  • HDPE/PP pipe and profile extrusion
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  • Pipe extrusion
  • Blown film
  • Bio plastics
  • Plastic recycling
  • Wood plastic composites
  • Blow moulding
  • Injection moulding

The Masterox® difference

The Masterox® Masterbatch range is specially formulated to prevent visible extrusion breakout 
and surface defects, reducing specks, lumps and streaking in production caused by unwanted moisture in the finished product. Compare the difference by using the slider below.
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Sample plastic leather held up to the light,
Without Masterox® R Masterbatch (left), illustrating consistent surface defects.
With Masterox® R Masterbatch (right), illustrating improved distribution and finish.

Ultrafine consistency

High purity ultrafine calcium oxide particles (treated with dispersing agent) mean Masterox® provides a higher surface area and better dispersion. Extreme consistency you can always rely on.

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Customer centricity

Our business is focused on excellent customer service as well as providing the right products. We will go the extra mile to make sure you get what you need, when you need it. Plus, every Birch Chemicals order comes with support and technical advice from our team of experts.

Helpful FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

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Yes, you can. There are usually high levels of moisture in recycled plastics, which is not desirable. Masterox® has specifically been created to tackle moisture content, in turn ensuring consistent production.

We’ve conducted extensive testing on all of our products with external laboratories (such as Artis and ACE Consultants) and can provide you with test reports upon request. We can also provide reference customer details within your own field of application. Contact us for more information.

Yes, it is. Recycled plastics notoriously contain high levels of unwanted moisture. Masterox® is specifically designed to remove moisture content and ensure consistent production.

All Masterox® products are made in the UK. You’ll be able to find a satellite view of our site by using a web browser and entering the search term Melton Ross. For any further information, please contact us.

Masterox® is a Birch Chemicals product designed for use in the plastics industry. The innovative formulations across our range of masterbatch products ensure consistent results, whatever the application.

The focus at Birch Chemicals is on facilitating the plastics industry with a suite of world class products, with no compromise on our dedication to customer service. You’ll find innovative high-performance formulae to meet your particular business requirements, plus an unparalleled level of customer focus.

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