Borcycle™ M

The solution for lowering carbon footprints whilst raising material quality fit for demanding applications

An ever-advancing transformational technology for mechanical recycling that gives polyolefin-based post-consumer waste another life.

Borcycle™ M meets the demanding needs of a wide variety of end-uses

A wide range of advanced mechanically recycled products (preliminary portfolio)

 Grade NamePCR [%]Filler [%]MFR 230 °C/2.16 kg [g/10 min]Tensile Mod. [MPa]Charpy NIS 23°C [kJ/m²]ColourPrimarily intended for...

Borcycle™ UF551MO*55-2116003.5Different coloursComplex cap designs requiring high stiffness
Borcycle™ UG522MO*55-2215006Different coloursPails and caps requiring high impact performance
Borcycle™ UJ599MO*55-7014504.5Different coloursThin wall packaging containers such as laundry tubs and pails, lids and houseware requiring high melt flow and impact
Mineral filled
Borcycle™ MF1981SY85101913006BlackInjection moulded parts for rigid applications with good aesthetics
Borcycle™ MD4481SY*4040839002BlackInjection moulded parts for structural rigid application with high stiffness requirements
Borcycle™ ME2220SY25201524005Different coloursInterior automotive applications such as door and trunk claddings and trims.
High-level quality, enhanced sustainability.
Borcycle™ MD2550SY5020523003.3BlackIntended mainly for UTB and exterior applications such as bumper components and exterior trims. Good quality, enhanced sustainability and cost benefit.
Borcycle™ MD3230SY25301126003.5BlackUTB and exterior applications. Good quality, enhanced sustainability and cost benefit.
Borcycle™ ME1490SYB45101215006BlackIntended mainly for exterior applications, as wheel liner.
Glass Fibre reinforced
Borcycle™ WC4585SY*6040470008BlackProfile extrusion & Injection moulded parts for structural rigid application with very high stiffness and impact requirements

*grade under development - contact us for more info/request a sample.

Borcycle M recycling technology

  • Peace of mind with premium and reliable performance for rPO applications
  • Environmental safeguarding by promoting the change from linear to circular product offerings
  • Growing incorporation of recycled content and reduced environmental footprint
  • Potential reduction of CO2 emissions by up to 15% when compared to use of comparable virgin PP in similarly demanding packaging solutions (PP compound made of 50% PCR content)

In line with the continuous innovation of its materials portfolio, Borealis is targeting new, demanding high-end applications for Borcycle™ in global key markets; particularly within household appliances, automotive components and consumer products.

Expertise and insights

As a pioneering technology, Borcycle M is ever-advancing through collaboration with value chain partners and our expertise and innovation strength in polymer technology and application.

The transition from products made from virgin polyolefins to mechanically recycled feedstock is a challenge. You can rely on our expertise and insights into advanced mechanical recycling, from performance and technical issues to product compliance.

Our industry expert supports you in a 1-on-1 conversation to discuss your challenges and provide you with the information you need.

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Borealis EverMinds™

Launched in 2018, EverMinds™ is an umbrella brand uniting the wide range of Borealis activities and initiatives aimed at making plastics more circular. As a dedicated platform, EverMinds promotes a circular mind-set among all Borealis stakeholders. The platform encompasses proprietary Borealis technologies as well as established brands such as Purpolen™ and Dipolen™. It facilitates deeper collaboration between Borealis and its partners in order to develop innovative and sustainable polyolefins solutions based on the circular model of recycling, re-use and design for circularity. EverMinds also extends to pioneering corporate programmes such as Project STOP, and engagement in industry initiatives like the the Polyolefins Circular Economy Platform (PCEP), and our project “Circular Economy for Flexible Packaging”.

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Borealis is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and circular polyolefin solutions and a European market leader in base chemicals, fertilizers and the mechanical recycling of plastics.

With head offices in Vienna, Austria, Borealis has 7,500 employees and operates in over 120 countries. In 2020, Borealis generated EUR 6.8 billion in sales revenue and a net profit of EUR 589 million. OMV, the Austria-based international oil and gas company, owns 75% of Borealis, while the remaining 25% is owned by a holding company of the Abu-Dhabi based Mubadala. We supply services and products to customers around the globe through Borealis and two important joint ventures: Borouge (with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, or ADNOC, based in UAE); and Baystar™ (with Total, based in the US).

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