Eastman Chemical Company, worldwide manufacturer and marketer of chemicals, fibers and plastics announced that its customer Gamila Products has unveiled a new collection of tea and herbal infusers named. The product line is made with Eastman Tritan™, a new-generation copolyester that balances the properties of easy processing, clarity, dishwasher durability, toughness, and heat and chemical resistance. The Teastick Gems are produced by injection molding Tritan™ over extra fine stainless steel mesh, encapsulating the mesh without the use of any adhesives. As per the company, Eastman Tritan™ was chosen for its toughness and because it offered an alternative to bisphenol-A.
The new product is a three-in-one loose tea infuser, scoop and measuring device, provide optimum flow for perfect steeping right in the cup. Additionally, its design team valued the suppleness and innovative properties of the new copolyester. The high-temperature capabilities of Eastman Tritan™ offer ease of processing as the material can sustain the fluid and simple form of the product, which negates its complex manufacturing process.