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The manufacture of liquid phytosanitary products by means of dispersers and mills

The manufacture of liquid phytosanitary products has some characteristics that must be taken into account when choosing the most efficient dispersers and mills. Liquid phytosanitary products or flowable products are terms generally used to name herbicides, fungicides, insecticides or fertilisers. In the past, this type of product was supplied in powder or soluble pellets. However, […]

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What are plastisols and how are they made?

Plastisols are compounds made with PVC resin, a plasticiser such as Dioctyl Phthalate (DOP), which provides flexibility and durability, and other additives such as calcium carbonate, epoxidised oil, stabilisers, colourants, etcetera. Also known as PVC pastes, plastisols maintain a liquid state with visco-elastic properties when at room temperature. However, when subjected to temperatures above 43ºC, […]