FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can chemical grafting impart desirable  properties of an expensive plastic onto a less  expensive plastic?

A: Yes, the less expensive would then have the  properties of a more expensive plastic resulting in  tremendous cost savings.

Q: Can chemical  grafting  work on any substrate?

A: No, although we have a vast array of activation  monomers, they cannot activate every substrate.  Email us @ info@advancedpolymersolutions.com  for a complete list of substrates which can not be  grafted

Q: Can my company patent the formulation once ?

A: Yes, you will own the formulation, we will assist in  obtaining your patent.

Q: Are the formulations safe?

A: Yes, The ingredients in all APS formulations will be  completely safe, can be water-based in many  cases, and will conform to OSHA, EPA and, if  required, FDA guidelines.

Q: Can a chemically grafted formulation be used  to attach two different types of plastic?

A: Yes, The ingredients in all APS formulations will be  completely safe, can be water-based in many  cases, and will conform to OSHA, EPA and, if  required, FDA guidelines.

Q: Can the formulation be added to ink?

A: Yes, The ingredients in all APS formulations will be  completely safe, can be water-based in many  cases, and will conform to OSHA, EPA and, if  required, FDA guidelines.

Q: Once developed can Advanced Polymer  Solutions manufacture the coating or  additive?

A: Yes, The ingredients in all APS formulations will be  completely safe, can be water-based in many  cases, and will conform to OSHA, EPA and, if  required, FDA guidelines.

Q: When grafting onto metals is any heat source  required?

  • No, our activation monomers will bond to the metal  forming a covalent bond.
  • All information is strictly confidential, however prior to releasing any information regarding your project  to us, APS will sign a non-disclosure agreement.
  • If you would like additional information regarding  our patented chemical grafting process or would  like to know how chemical grafting can benefit your  company, email us:  info@advancedpolymersolutions.com

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