1 – STR Masterbatch Creation

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Yarn Extrusion

After the masterbatch is created, the next step in the STR manufacturing process is the yarn extrusion. In this step, we blend the masterbatch with raw resin to create three different types of filaments depending on the product – slit fiber, straight mono fiber, or...

The masterbatch is the secret sauce that creates quality yarn. During the masterbatch process, we carry out pigment blending to ensure accurate color, add UV stabilizers, anti-static, and anti-microbial properties depending on the end product.

3rd party lab verification ensures every masterbatch is stable and to spec.

Making the masterbatch in-house guarantees:

  • Color Consistency
  • UV Stabilization
  • Anti-Static Performance
  • Anti-Microbial Effectiveness
  • Faster Turnaround for Custom Colors
  • Cost-Efficient Products – No Price Markup from 3rd Party Suppliers

Other companies that outsource their masterbatch are removed from the process and can’t guarantee all the proper steps were followed for a quality masterbatch. Two to three years down the road, a customer may notice issues with their grass if the masterbatch wasn’t formulated to spec.