Sanitation & Water

Materials for hot and cold potable applications where WRAS, NSF, ACS, KTW and FDA approvals are specified.

Our material portfolio includes:

  • PC/ABS – LG Lupoy
  • POM – KEP Kepital
  • PPS – LG Lusep
  • ABS – LG Chem
  • MABS – LG Chem
  • mPPE – LG Lumiloy
  • PA – LG Lumid, Taromid
  • PP – Spectron

Product Focus – mPPE Lumiloy – LG Chem

Lumiloy is the brand name of mPPE (mPPO) products by LG Chem. PPO is the base material which is alloyed with polystyrene PPE/HIPS or Polyamide PPE/PA to provide strength and easy of processability

A range of unfilled and reinforced grades are available with certain grades accredited to FDA, NSF, ACS, WRAS and KTW standards.

Key Properties:

  • Outstanding hydrolytic stability and mechanical properties lends itself to engineering parts where water or fluids are present
  • Excellent electrical properties
  • Low specific gravity assists with light weighting of components
  • High HDT levels
  • Good performance in severe environmental conditions where temperature and humidity are of concern
  • Halogen free flame retardancy
  • High flowability

Applications:

  • Radiator valves
  • Boiler and heater parts
  • Impellers
  • Hot water circulation pumps
  • Water meters
  • Pipe fittings
  • Heat exchangers
  • Domestic shower components