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SABIC Innovative Plastics

1 Plastics Ave., Pittsfield, MA, 01201, US

  • 413-236-2400
  • 800-845-0600

Marketing:
Jodi Kennedy
USA
Phone: 413-448-7383
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Public Relations:
Jim Allison
AH&M Marketing Communications
USA
Phone: 413-448-2260 ext 250
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Materials & Material Processing

PC-Based Film helps smart card manufacturers increase security.

November 14, 2014

LEXAN™ SD film overlay enables smart card, passport, and e-ID manufacturers to integrate security features using UV laser-technology. Specifically, end-users can apply ghost image into card or document and create tactile, white marking which fluoresces under UV light – all during personalization phase – to foster design flexibility. This transparent, polycarbonate (PC)-based material will become available in 50 and 100 micron gauges and can be laminated. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Thermally Conductive Compounds suit heat sinks in LED market.

September 22, 2014

Offering UL94 V0 rating at 0.8 mm, KONDUIT PX13012 is black in color with high thermal conductivity. Electrical isolative, flame retardant compound offers optimized tensile strength and elongation at break, making it suitable for hybrid or all thermoplastic heat sinks in LED lighting industry. White in color, KONDUIT PX11311U offers UL94 V0 rating at 1 mm. Product provides thermal conductivity, optimized heat-shock performance across temperature range of -40 to 85°C, and up to 92% reflectivity. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Polycarbonate Copolymer meets strict fire safety requirements.

September 26, 2012

Developed for rail seat backs and covers, LEXAN™ FST3403 Thermoplastic achieves HL3 hazard level rating under CEN/TS 45445-2 R5. Material also provides high flow capabilities that enable large parts, such as seat back shells, to be injection molded without marks, texture defaults, flow lines, and other surface defects. Ability to be custom colored avoids need for secondary painting, while impact and chemical resistance helps protect railcar, bus, and tram seating from wear and tear. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Additive Resins extend performance of thermoset systems.

August 20, 2012

Noryl SA90 resin, designed as additive for epoxy and cyanate ester-based thermosets, provides low dielectric constant and loss factor to enable 1-10 GHz performance in epoxy-based PCBs. Noryl SA9000 resin provides low dielectric constant and loss for performance up to 20 GHz in non-epoxy based thermoset systems. Both low molecular weight, bi-functional oligomers provide moisture stability and minimized loading of non-halogenated flame retardants. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean

BIPV Panels provide optimized thermal insulation.

June 29, 2012

Suited for roofing, cladding, and glazing applications, Lexan BIPV Building-Integrated Photovoltaic Panels combine flexible PV laminated crystalline cells with transparent Lexan Thermoclear PC sheet, which is UV-protected and virtually unbreakable. Units can be cold bended on site to form curved roofing systems. Available in 10, 16, 20, 25, and 40 mm gauges, and in rectangular and X wall configurations, semi-transparent panels come in clear, opal white, bronze, green, blue, and gray. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Thermoplastic Compound supports laser direct structuring.

August 17, 2011

Validated and certified by LPKF for use on their equipment, LNP Thermocomp Compound is suited for integrated LEDs and connectors in portable devices. In addition to custom colorability and optimal surface finish in external housings, PC/ABS-based compound provides performance attributes for electronics applications, including impact resistance, high flexural modulus, and dimensional stability. Product also offers wide processing window and can be plated. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Polycarbonate Resin has transparent, high-strength formulation.

May 20, 2011

SABIC® PC Resin is transparent and water-resistant, and also offers optimal mechanical, optical, electrical, and thermal performance. Amorphous thermoplastic material features high impact strength and heat resistance, dimensional stability at elevated temperatures, as well as UV resistance. Product is suitable for use in high-volume production processes such as compact disc manufacturing and sheet extrusion. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Amorphous TPI Resin withstands prolonged extreme temperatures.

April 20, 2011

Providing dimensional stability for thin-wall molding, Extem UH 1019 achieves continuous use temperature rating of 260°C according to UL 746B. Resin uses high-yield injection molding and extrusion processes and can be recycled. Inherently flame retardant without use of halogenated additives, Extem UH 1019 is suited for wire and cable insulation, high performance connectors, semicon plasma chamber components, high heat film, bearing cages, gears, membranes, and composites. Read More

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