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Distinctive by design: Covestro’s color and special effect technologies

Covestro knows creative use of color and effects can help designers differentiate products in a saturated market. We offer a range of color and special effect technologies, such as molded-in color and coloration of already-molded parts. These technologies are enhanced by our design services, including color matching and custom compounding.

Covestro’s color and special effect technologies - LEDA, AURA
Color your world

By staying in-tune with the latest fashion, innovation and design trends, Covestro provides designers with an up-to-date range of color and special effect options resulting in eye-catching products made of Makrolon® polycarbonate, Apec® high-heat polycarbonate, Makroblend® (PC+PBT; PC+PET blend) and Bayblend® (PC+ABS; PC+ASA blend).

LEDA® compounded color technology integrates colorants and additives directly into the thermoplastic pellets resulting in consistent, molded-in colors and effects. You can choose existing colors from Covestro’s broad color palette or design a custom-made color. LEDA® technology possible effects include glow-in-the-dark, sparkle and metallic. Certain colors and special effects are compliant with regulations for FDA food contact and medical device applications.

AURA® infusion technology enables manufacturers to apply color to one or many already-molded clear, translucent or opaque parts. Since AURA® infusion technology can be performed in-house, you are able to control the speed and production process to meet your needs. 

Our Color Competence & Design Experts, located in facilities around the world, can quickly and efficiently mobilize our global resources to match your color requirements.

 

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