BI-QEM is the leader in manufacturing thermoset urea, melamine moulding compounds, with five manufacturing locations and sales offices worldwide.
Alqemite molding compounds are available in an unlimited range of colors.
Produced from Urea-formaldehyde resin and highly refined alpha-cellulose, Alqemite moulding compounds create scratch-resistant lustrous mouldings that are highly resistant to detergents, oils and greases.
As compared to thermoplastics, urea moulding compounds exhibit:
Alqemite molding compounds are perfect for a wide range of household and commercial products, especially when color, feel and cosmetic appearance, along with the durability necessary for everyday handling, are crucial. Some applications well-suited for Alqemite include:
Compared to thermoplastics, melamine moulding compounds exhibit:
Alqemite Plus is particularly well-suited for moulding food contact products, including quality dinnerware for domestic and commercial food service. Alqemite Plus molded articles are specifically approved for food contact. Additional applications include Serving Trays, Buttons, Ashtrays, Pharmaceutical Closures, Wiring Devices, Cutlery and Kitchen utensil handles.
Adding decorative overlays during the moulding cycle can enhance the appearance of the molded articles.
Alqemite Plus compounds are suitable for both compression and injection moulding and are available in fine powder and granular forms (dry granulation process)