Product News: Chemicals & Chemical Processing
Amorphous TPI Resin withstands prolonged extreme temperatures.
Press Release Summary:
April 20, 2011 - Providing dimensional stability for thin-wall molding, Extem UH 1019 achieves continuous use temperature rating of 260Â°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.
Original Press Release
SABIC Innovative Plastics' Newest Extem* UH Resin Meets Hottest Trends for Higher Continuous Use Temperatures and Greater Design Freedom
Press release date: April 18, 2011
SABIC Innovative Plastics is a leading, global supplier of engineering thermoplastics with a 75-year history of breakthrough solutions that solve its customers' most pressing challenges. Today, SABIC Innovative Plastics is a multi-billion-dollar company with operations in more than 35 countries and approximately 9,000 employees worldwide. The company continues to lead the plastics industry with customer collaboration and continued investments in new polymer technologies, global application development, process technologies, and environmentally responsible solutions that serve diverse markets such as automotive, electronics, building & construction, transportation, and healthcare. The company's extensive product portfolio includes thermoplastic resins, coatings, specialty compounds, film, and sheet. SABIC Innovative Plastics (www.sabic-ip.com) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC). About Saudi Basic Industries Corporation
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) ranks among the world's top petrochemical companies, and is a global market leader in the production of polyethylene, polypropylene, advanced thermoplastics, glycols, methanol and fertilizers. SABIC manufactures with a global footprint in Saudi Arabia, the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. The company operates in more than 40 countries across the world with 33,000 employees worldwide. It has significant research resources with 18 dedicated Technology & Innovation facilities in Saudi Arabia, the USA, the Netherlands, Spain, India and China. SABIC recorded a net income of SR 21.59 billion(US$ 5.73 billion) in 2010, and sales revenues totaled SR 152 billion (US$ 40.5 billion). * Trademarks of SABIC Innovative Plastics IP B.V.
® UL is a registered trademark of Underwriters Laboratories Inc. SABIC Innovative Plastics today announced the newest addition to its Extem* UH family of amorphous thermoplastic polyimide (TPI) resins to meet customer requirements for design-friendly materials that deliver high performance at prolonged extreme temperatures. This unique new grade not only delivers unprecedented heat resistance, but also opens vast new design possibilities by providing exceptional dimensional stability for thin-wall molding. Potential applications include wire and cable insulation, high performance connectors and accessories, semicon plasma chamber components and pickup systems, high heat film, bearing cages, gears, membranes, stockshapes and composites. * Trademarks of SABIC Innovative Plastics IP B.V.