Product News: Materials & Material Processing
Thermoplastic Compound supports laser direct structuring.
Press Release Summary:
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.
Original Press Release
SABIC Paints a Bright Future for Laser Direct Structuring with New Custom-Colorable LNP* Thermocomp* Compound
Press release date: May 26, 2011
In addition to its custom colorability and excellent surface finish for attractive aesthetics in external housings, LNP Thermocomp NX11302 specialty compound provides desirable performance attributes for electronics applications. These include high impact resistance for durability, high flexural modulus for thin wall and good dimensional stability. This polycarbonate/acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (PC/ABS)-based compound offers a wide processing window and is easily plated. For additional information on Innovative Plastics' LNP Thermocomp products, please go to www.sabic-ip.com. For technical product inquiries, please contact us at www.sabic-ip.com/prtechinquiry. 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). About Innovative Plastics
The Innovative Plastics strategic business unit of SABIC is a leading, global supplier of engineering thermoplastics with an 80-year history of breakthrough solutions that solve its customers' most pressing challenges. Today, 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. Innovative Plastics (www.sabic-ip.com) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC). ® SABIC is a registered trademark of SABIC.
* Trademarks of SABIC Innovative Plastics IP B.V. Innovative Plastics Media Contacts
Pittsfield, Mass., U.S.A.
Tel: +1 413 448 7383
E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Asia
Tel: +86 21 6288 1088
E-Mail: email@example.com * Trademarks of SABIC Innovative Plastics IP B.V.