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Home Improvement

There are many growing areas in the world of home improvement. Hand and power tools, and lawn and garden equipment are increasingly popular as more consumers turn to outdoor areas for entertainment and extra living space.

We can keep you ahead of the curve by offering materials that will improve the touch, appearance and functional performance of your products and provide strength and durability when it matters most. We’ll talk with you about metal replacement options, adding weight where it’s needed and reducing it where it counts, and about ergonomic features to enhance the user experience. Work with us to not only help consumers improve their homes, but also increase your bottom line.

Applications

  • Hand tools
  • Power tools
  • Landscaping equipment
  • Garden tools
  • Patio equipment
  • Outdoor storage

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Alternatives to Nylon 6,6 - Brochure Brochure Learn about possible material alternatives to nylon 6,6 in response to current shortages. View
Anti-Counterfeiting - What Brand Owners Need to Know - White Paper White Paper Counterfeiting is a serious and fast growing problem in business, but in this white paper, Avient outlines the detriments of counterfeiting, and what you can do to combat this phenomenon View
Anti-Microbial Phone Case - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ CE 3320-80 enhanced solution that included anti-microbial properties and stain resistance View
Archery CAM Module - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Nymax™ PIR enhances durability in archery CAM module  View
ATV Cargo Rack - Case Study Case Study Form meets function with new ATV cargo rack materials with Versalloy™ solution View
Automotive HVAC Ducting Module - Case Study Case Study A customized compound, design services, and technical support from Avient combine to drive value and performance for an integrated HVAC ducting module View
Automotive Interior - Case Study Case Study Specialty color and additive Smartbatch™ concentrate developed with carbon fiber to produce desired effect for automotive interior View
Automotive Solutions Brochure - Industry Overview Industry Bulletin/Overview Automotive Solutions - Colorants, Additives, Advanced Composites, Engineered Polymers, Elastomers, Vinyl, Polyolefins View
Bergamid™ Swiss Soldier's Knife - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Transition from metal to polymer handle that would be more ergonomic View
Category Cables - Case Study Case Study Maxxam™ FR Polypropylene Solutions provide cost savings and improve data processing capabilities View
Catheters & Specialty Medical Tubing Selection Guide Product Selection Guide Explore the flexible material solutions for catheters and specialty medical tubing View
Chemically Compatible TPEs for Cosmetic Packaging - Application Bulletin Application Bulletin Learn how Avient’s chemically compatible VersaflexTM PKG thermoplastic elastomers provide a wide range of tactile finishes and surface textures View
Closed System Drug Transfer Device - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Custom Versalloy™ HC 9220-90 formulation provides regulatory compliance for drug transfer device  View
Color and Additives Solutions Overview BU Overview Colorant and additives overview and capabilities View
ColorMatrix™ Fiber Colorant Solutions - Product Bulletin (English) Product Bulletin ColorMatrix™ Fiber Colorant Solutions combine advanced liquid color formulations with state-of-the-art, high-pressure metering equipment to enable late-stage injection of liquid color in polyester melt extrusion spin coloring processes. (English language version) View
ColorMatrix™ Fiber Colorants - Product Bulletin (Chinese) Product Bulletin ColorMatrix™ Fiber Colorant Solutions combine advanced liquid color formulations with state-of-the-art, high-pressure metering equipment to enable late-stage injection of liquid color in polyester melt extrusion spin coloring processes. (Chinese language version) View
ColorMatrix™ Liquid Color - Product Selection Guide (Russian) Product Selection Guide ColorMatrix™ liquid color guide (Russian language version) View
ColorMatrix™ PET Packaging - Product Selection Guide (Portuguese) Product Selection Guide Brief overview of factors to consider when choosing PET as a packaging material and ColorMatrix™ product summary (Portugese language version) View
ColorMatrix™ PET Packaging - Product Selection Guide (Spanish) Product Selection Guide Brief overview of factors to consider when choosing PET as a packaging material and ColorMatrix™ product summary (Spanish language version) View
ColorMatrix™ Select - Product Bulletin Product Bulletin Rapid Color Prototyping Technology View
Counterfeiting, Are Your Devices at Risk? - Article Article From stethoscopes to syringes, the influx of imitation medical devices threatens to erode not only revenues, but also brand equity. Find out how to take action against these risks with authentication technologies.  View
Customized Versaflex™ TPE for Resuscitator Bag - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Customized Versaflex™ TPE delivered process improvement and met customer's request for a vinyl alternative without sacrificing performance  View
Data Storage Carrier - Case Study Case Study (Brief) LubriOne™ provides dimensional stability and flame retardancy in data storage carrier  View
Disinfectant Resistant Materials for Healthcare: Trilliant™ HC and Versaflex™ HC TPEs Product Bulletin Properties of Trilliant™ HC and Versaflex™ TPE for disinfectant resistant applications View
Disposable Syringe Plunger - Case Study (English) Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ HC 2110-57B enhanced long-term sealing performance for disposable syringe plunger (English language version) View
Disposable Syringe Plunger - Case Study (Spanish) Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ HC 2110-57B enhanced long-term sealing performance for disposable syringe plunger (Spanish language version) View
Durability for Cooler Feet and Wagon Wheel Tread - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Dynaflex™ G provides durability and UV stability for cooler feet and wagon wheel tread View
Dynaflex™ G2711 Thermoplastic Elastomer Face Mask - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Dynaflex™ G2711 Thermoplastic Elastomer provides biocompatibility and soft touch for face mask ventilation valve  View
Edgetek PEEK Product - Selection Guide Product Selection Guide Ideal for metal replacement, these formulations can deliver robust performance in harsh environments without compromising physical integrity. View
Edgetek™ High Performance Formulations - Processing Guide Processing Guides Applicable to multiple products; injection molding parameters, startup and shutdown, mold design, and troubleshooting recommendations for Edgetek™ High Performance Formulations View
Edgetek™ XT High Performance Copolyesters - Processing Guide Processing Guides Barrel temperatures, injection and screw recovery parameters, mold temperature, drying conditions and moisture level for Edgetek™ XT High Performance Copolyesters View
Ergonomics and Metal Replacement for Swiss Soldiers Knife - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Bergamid™ nylon formulation and GLS™ TPE replace metal and improve ergonomics for Swiss soldiers knife  View
Exterior Automotive Trim - Case Study Case Study OnColor™ FX Smartbatch™ adds metallic style and improves cost performance of exterior automotive trim View
Flexible Neck for Hydroponic Lamp - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Versalloy™ XL provides high flow and beautiful aesthetic finish to flexible neck for hydroponic lamp View
GLS™ TPE Infant Care Solutions Guide - Product Selection Guide (Chinese) Product Selection Guide Ideal TPEs for safe, durable and regulatory compliant applications like pacifiers, bottles and bathtubs (Chinese language version) View
GLS™ TPE Infant Care Solutions Guide - Product Selection Guide (English) Product Selection Guide Ideal TPEs for safe, durable and regulatory compliant applications like pacifiers, bottles and bathtubs (English language version) View
GLS™ TPEs - Injection Molding Guide Design Guide Guide to part design, mold design, hot runner systems, overmolding, machine selection, material handling and preparation, processing conditions and troubleshooting for GLS™ solutions View
GLS™ TPEs - Overmolding Guide Design Guide Guide to overmolding material selection, part and mold design, material handling and preparation, TPE injection molding, processing, maximizing adhesion and troubleshooting for GLS™ TPEs View
GLS™ TPEs for Portable Speaker Solutions - Product Bulletin (English) Product Bulletin GLS™ TPEs for portable speakers as a gasket and overmold applications for water and dust protection (English language version) View
GLS™ TPEs for Portable Speakers - Product Bulletin (Chinese) Product Bulletin GLS™ TPEs for portable speakers as a gasket and overmold applications for water and dust protection (Chinese language version) View
GLS™ TPEs Packaging Selection Guide - Product Selection Guide Product Selection Guide GLS™ TPEs for soft touch packaging solutions View
GLS™ Versaflex™ Flexible Bonding for Healthcare - Technical Bulletin Technical Bulletin Henkel LOCTITE® and GLS™ Versaflex™ product information, USP VI & ISO 10993-4,5 compliant solutions and testing details View
GLS™ Versaflex™ PF - Technical Bulletin Technical Bulletin Versaflex™ PF formulations are specially developed for the manufacture of co-extruded surface protective films View
GLS™ Versaflex™ PF - Technical Bulletin (Chinese) Technical Bulletin Versaflex™ PF formulations are specially developed for the manufacture of co-extruded surface protective films View
GLS™ Versaflex™ TPEs for Packaging - Product Selection Guide Product Selection Guide Chemical resistant solutions for cosmetic, personal care and household packaging View
Gravi-Tech™ - Product Bulletin Product Bulletin Product description, value solution, characteristics, markets and end-use applications View
Gravi-Tech™ - Product Bulletin (Chinese) Product Bulletin Product description, value solution, characteristics, markets and end-use applications View
Gravi-Tech™ Density Modified Formulations - Design Guide Design Guide Gravi-Tech™ polymer-metal composites are high density materials developed as thermoplastic-based alternatives to lead and other traditional metals View
Gravi-Tech™ Density Modified Formulations Extended Version - Processing Guide Processing Guides Injection molding parameters and troubleshooting recommendations for Gravi-Tech™ View
Gravi-Tech™ Density Modified Formulations Extended Version - Processing Guide (Chinese) Processing Guides Injection molding parameters and troubleshooting recommendations for Gravi-Tech™  View
Gravi-Tech™ High Density Beverage Closures - Application Bulletin Application Bulletin Attain a luxury feel in beverage packaging with Gravi-Tech™ high density closures that stimulate the senses View
Gravi-Tech™ Knife Handle - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Replaced aluminum while providing the same premium weight and feel of metal View
Gravi-Tech™ Luxury Closure - Case Study (English) Case Study (Brief) Gravi-Tech™ replaces metal and maintains a high quality look and feel for luxury closure (English language version) View
Gravi-Tech™ Luxury Closure - Case Study (Spanish) Case Study (Brief) Gravi-Tech™ replaces metal and maintains a high quality look and feel for luxury closure (Spanish language version) View
Gravi-Tech™ Portable Speaker Component - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Gravi-Tech™ solution replaces metal, providing greater design freedom for portable speaker component View
Haptics and Vibration Damping for Power Tool Handle - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Versaflex OM 6258 improves haptics and vibration damping for power tool handle  View
Heat Shield Component For LED Headlamp - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Custom PA grade provides thermal and electrical conductivity for headlamp LED heat shield component  View
Heat Sink Material for LED - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Therma-Tech™ provides thermal and electrical conductivity for high powered LED heat sink View
Heat Sink Material for LED - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Therma-Tech™ provides thermal and electrical conductivity for high powered LED heat sink View
HIVIZ® Shooting Systems Recoil Pad - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Custom GLS™ TPE enhances user comfort and durability in recoil pad View
HVAC Door Flap - Denso - Case Study Case Study Maxxam™  Polyolefin Formulations solution exceeded performance requirements, eliminated overmolding, and reduced cycle times.  View
Impress™ High Gloss Colorants - Product Bulletin (Chinese) Product Bulletin Product description, value solution, key characteristics, target market, applications and technology components (Chinese language version) View
Impress™ High Gloss Colorants - Product Bulletin (English) Product Bulletin Product description, value solution, key characteristics, target market, applications and technology components (English language version) View
Improved Comfort and Aesthetics for CPAP Tube - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ CL2250 improved comfort and aesthetics to CPAP tubing View
Light Weighting & Thermal Conductivity for Circuit Board Heat Exchanger - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Therma-Tech™ provides light weighting and thermal conductivity for circuit board heat exchanger  View
Lightweight and Kink Resistant Garden Hose - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Customized Versaflex™ TPE enables lightweighting and improves kink resistance and performance View
LubriOne™ Formulations North America - Product Selection Guide Product Selection Guide LubriOne™ Formulations product descriptions and properties View
LubriOne™ Internally Lubricated Formulations - Processing Guide Processing Guides Injection molding parameters, startup and shutdown, mold design and troubleshooting recommendations for LubriOne™ Internally Lubricated Formulations View
LubriOne™ Switchgear Plunger - Case Study Case Study (Brief) LubriOne™ provides low friction and wear resistance for switchgear plunger View
LubriOne™ Vacuum Cleaner Gear - Case Study Case Study (Brief) LubriOne™ provides excellent wear resistance and improved durability in vacuum cleaner gear View
MAM Learn to Drink™ Cup - Case Study (English) Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ FFC enhanced consumer appeal and met Europe's food contact regulations for Learn to Drink™ Cup (English language version) View
MAM Learn to Drink™ Cup - Case Study (Spanish) Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ FFC enhanced consumer appeal and met Europe's food contact regulations for Learn to Drink™ Cup (Spanish language version) View
Maxxam™ HST - Case Study Case Study Learn how the strength and stiffness of an enhanced polyolefin technology solved structural integrity issue for leading automaker. View
Maxxam™ Filled & Reinforced Polyolefins Selection Guide Product Selection Guide Explore detailed information on the complete line of filled and reinforced polymer polyolefins for injection molding and blow molding. View
Maxxam™ HST - Product Bulletin Product Bulletin Product description, characteristics, resins, fillers, additives, markets and end-use applications View
Maxxam™ Polyolefin Formulations - Processing Guide Processing Guides Injection molding parameters, startup and shutdown, mold design and troubleshooting recommendations for Maxxam™ Polyolefin Compounds View
Nylon Solutions - Product Selection Guide (Chinese) Product Selection Guide Nylon (polyamide) solutions encompass both custom and standard grades from the prime Bergamid™ / Nymax™ portfolios and post-industrial recycled grades from the Nymax™ PIR portfolio View
Nylon Solutions - Product Selection Guide (English) Product Selection Guide Nylon (polyamide) solutions encompass both custom and standard grades from the prime Bergamid™ / Nymax™ portfolios and post-industrial recycled grades from the Nymax™ PIR portfolio View
OnCap™ and FastMark™ Laser Marking Additives For Wire and Cable Industry - Application Bulletin Application Bulletin Description of laser marking process and value of OnCap™ FastMark™ additives in the wire and cable industry View
Oncap™ and Smartbatch™ Lasermarking - Technical Bulletin Technical Bulletin Features and benefits of lasermarking for the wire and cable industry, which use Oncap™ and Smartbatch™ solutions View
OnCap™ Laser Marking Additives - Product Bulletin Product Bulletin Challenges, solutions, implementation and application View
OnCap™ Laser Marking Solutions for the Transportation Industry Brochure Learn more about laser marking for the transportation industry View
OnCap™ Lasermarking Additive Product Brochure - FOBA Brochure Features and capabilities of lasermarking additive View
OnColor™ Brilliant Metallics - Product Bulletin Product Bulletin Learn how OnColor Brilliant Metallic Colorants produce a striking look for polymer parts  View
OnForce™ LFT Long Fiber Compounds - Troubleshooting Guide Troubleshooting Guide Troubleshooting recommendations - problems, causes and solutions for OnForce™ LFT Long Fiber Compounds View
OnForce™ LFT Long Fiber Reinforced Composites - Processing Guide Processing Guides Temperatures, drying, processing, equipment, gates and runners for OnForce™ LFT Long Fiber Reinforced Composites View
OnForce™ LFT Long Fiber Reinforced Composites - Processing Guide (Chinese) Processing Guides Temperatures, drying, processing, equipment, gates and runners for OnForce™ LFT Long Fiber Reinforced Composites (Chinese language version) View
OnForce™ LFT Long Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites - Design Guide Design Guide Download this guide to learn how to design ribs, bosses, and other features that stand the test of time, better ways to process LFT materials, what to do to minimize part defects and more about OnForce™ LFT Long Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites View
Optical Clarity for Phone Case - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ CE 3320-80 custom solution to enhance stain resistance and tensile strength View
Overmolding and Stain Resistance Wireless Power Bank - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Customized Versaflex™ CE grade provides an over molding solution with stain resistance for wireless power bank View
Paint Replacement for Automotive Center Console - Case Study Case Study (Brief) SmartBatch™ FX MasterBatch delivers the appearance and performance of a painted part for an automotive console View
Paint Replacement for Construction Vehicle Panel - Case Study Case Study (Brief) SmartBatch™ FX MasterBatch delivers the appearance and performance of a painted panel View
Percept™ Authentication Technologies - Product Bulletin Product Bulletin Authentication technologies description, value and applications View
Philips Avent Milk Bottle Seal - Case Study (English) Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ FFC2882-87 provided safe sealing performance for Philips Avent Milk Bottle (English language version) View
Philips Avent Milk Bottle Seal - Case Study (Spanish) Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ FFC2882-87 provided safe sealing performance for Philips Avent Milk Bottle (Spanish language version) View
Photovoltaic Floating Power Station - Case Study Case Study Explore how floating solar power stations get weathering protection from anti-uv color concentrate View
Pocket Knife Handle - Case Study Case Study Bergamid™ Polymer Formulations and GLS™ TPEs provide comfort and usability in iconic pocket knife handle View
Polyolefins – Aligning with Sustainability Goals Brochure Overview of ways to achieve sustainability using polyolefins View
Portable Speaker with Premium Aesthetic - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ CE 3120-80 solution provides enhanced aesthetics and haptics for a portable audio speaker View
Premium Spirits Closures - Case Study Case Study Distinguished Gravi-Tech™ high-density closures are focused on luxury perception as showcased in the spirits industry View
Premium Spirits Closures - Case Study (Spanish) Case Study Distinguished Gravi-Tech™ high-density closures are focused on luxury perception as showcased in the spirits industry View
Printer Gear - Case Study Case Study (Brief) LubriOne™ minimizes friction and reduces wear in printer gears View
Safety and Durability for Dog Toy - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ provides safe, tear resistant material for dog toy View
Seat Buckle System Colorants - Case Study Case Study (Brief) SmartBatch™ Color & Additive MasterBatch system of three colors that met requirements for critical safety components View
Shock Absorbing Running Shoe - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Customized TPE enhances shock absorption in running shoe View
Shock Absorbing Smartphone Case - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ XP 5130-65 solution for enhanced shock absorption in protective smartphone case View
Slip Resistance Vacuum Cleaner Wheel - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ provides colorability and slip resistance in vacuum cleaner wheel  View
Smart Materials™ for Mobile Phone Cases - eBook eBook Consider design trends, materials and processing options when designing your new phone case models.  View
Smartbatch™ Blow Molding - Brochure Brochure Smartbatch™ formulations blend design and function in one masterbatch solution.  View
Smartbatch™ Frost Collection - Product Bulletin Product Bulletin Product description, value solution, key characteristics, markets and applications of SmartBatch™ Frost Collection View
Smartbatch™ Frost Collection - Product Bulletin (Chinese) Product Bulletin Product description, value solution, key characteristics, markets and applications of SmartBatch™ Frost Collection View
Soft Touch in Cosmetic Applications - Article Article Consumers want cosmetic, personal care and household products that are convenient and easy to use. These consumer preferences have increased demand for packaging with the applicator included as part of the package function and design.  View
Soft Touch Packaging Helps Make Your Brand Stand Out - Article Article Soft touch materials add color and texture to the package, allowing it to stand out from the competition on store shelves.  View
Stat-Tech for ADAS Sensors and ECUs - Application Bulletin Application Bulletin Learn how Stat-Tech material makes the difference in automotive ADAS sensors, cameras and ECU housings View
Stat-Tech™ Static Dissipative and Electrically Conductive Formulations - Processing Guide Processing Guides Injection molding parameters, startup and shutdown, mold design and troubleshooting recommendations for Stat-Tech™ Static Dissipative and Conductive Formulations View
Therma-Tech for ADAS Sensors and ECUs - Product Bulletin Application Bulletin Learn how Therma-Tech material makes the difference in automotive adas sensors, cameras and ECUs. View
Therma-Tech™ Thermally Conductive Compounds - Processing Guide Processing Guides Injection molding parameters, startup and shutdown, mold design and troubleshooting recommendations for Therma-Tech™ Thermally Conductive Compounds View
Thermal and Electrical Conductivity for LED Heat Sink - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Custom PA grade provides thermal and electrical conductivity for LED heat sink View
Thermal Conductivity for Heat Exchanger in Gas Recovery - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Therma-Tech™ provide thermal conductivity for heat exchanger in gas recovery  View
Thermal Conductivity in Plate Heat Exchanger - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Therma-Tech™ provides thermal conductivity in automotive heat exchanger  View
Thermoplastic Elastomers - Product Selection Guide Product Selection Guide Explore product offerings for TPE solutions View
Thermoplastic Elastomers for Healthcare - Industry Bulletin Industry Bulletin/Overview Delivering specialized thermoplastic elastomer solutions for demanding healthcare applications. View
TPEs for Home Appliances - Product Bulletin Product Bulletin GLS TPEs are designed to help you stand out from your competitors with reduced appliance movement and noise View
Trend Report: Car Sharing and CMF eBook Car manufacturers see car sharing as an opportunity to change their engagement with customers View
Vacuum Cleaner Gasket - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ OM provides greater design and good sealing sealing properties for vacuum cleaner gasket  View
Versaflex CE Blue Jean Stain Resistant TPEs - Application Bulletin Application Bulletin Learn how blue jean stain resistant TPEs make the difference for white and light-colored phone cases View
Versaflex CE Blue Jean Stain Resistant TPEs - Tecnical Bulletin.pdf Technical Bulletin Stain resistant TPEs for white or light-colored phone cases View
Versaflex XP for Impact Protection Phone Cases - Technical Bulletin Technical Bulletin Shock absorbing TPEs for impact protection View
Versaflex™ HC TPE For Medical Devices - Application Bulletin (Chinese) Application Bulletin Average peel strength and benefits of Versaflex™ HC TPEs for overmolded medical devices (Chinese language version) View
Versaflex™ HC TPE For Medical Devices - Application Bulletin (English) Application Bulletin Average peel strength and benefits of Versaflex™ HC TPEs for overmolded medical devices (English language version) View
Versalloy™ TPE Off-Road Vehicle Cargo Rack - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Versalloy™ TPE increases design freedom for off-road vehicle cargo rack View
Water Storage and Purification Equipment - Case Study Case Study Laser-marking additive, an authentication additive, and colorant— bundled into a single Smartbatch™ concentrate  View
Water Storage and Purification Equipment - Case Study (Chinese) Case Study Laser-marking additive, an authentication additive, and colorant— bundled into a single Smartbatch™ concentrate  View
Waterproof Speaker Gasket - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ CE 3120-40 easily prevented ingress of dust and water View
Wire and Cable - Industry Bulletin Industry Bulletin/Overview Specialty Engineered Materials Wire & Cable Industry Overview View
Wire and Cable - Product Selection Guide Product Selection Guide Explore product offerings for wire and cable applications View
Wire and Cable - Product Selection Guide (Chinese) Product Selection Guide Explore product offerings for wire and cable applications View
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