Nylon Compounds

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Nylon Material supports 3D printing of high impact parts.

August 20, 2015

Engineered with blend that includes Nylon 6 and compatible with Infinity™ Rinse-Away water-soluble support material, Nylon for CubePro® enables 3D printing of complex, articulated, and fully assembled end-use parts with strength, durability, and smooth surface finish. Material offers tensile strength of 4,785 psi, elongation at break of 22%, and flexural strength of 8,270 psi. Supplied in Smart Cartridge equipped with hydroscopic seal, product offers extended shelf life up to 12 months. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Nylon 6/6 Compound provides low-temperature toughness.

July 21, 2015

Suited for automotive and other industrial parts, Chemlon® 109 HBK778 provides notched Izod impact strength of 18 kJ/m2 at -40°C and flexural strength of 52 MPa. At -10°C, product still provides nearly as much impact resistance as it exhibits at room temperature. Compound delivers optimized cold-weather performance for injection molded applications, including fasteners, fuel can nozzles, cable ties, living hinges, and sports equipment. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Innovative Hose Handle Can Help Prevent Injuries

July 13, 2015

WINONA, MINNESOTA USA – Dale Gregg’s unique pipe grip became a means to avoid injuries caused in the process of moving large hoses and pipes in industries like oil and frac sand mining. Gregg, owner of Handle-Tech Ltd., used innovative compounds from RTP Company and plastic moldings from Gemma Plastic Products to create an independent, removable handle that could lock onto a hose or pipe,... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Food Processing & Preparation, Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment

Honeywell Resins and Chemicals Breaks Ground on New Resin Manufacturing Line in Virginia

June 12, 2015

State-of-the-art production line will be only North American source of key food packaging resins MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Resins and Chemicals announced today that it has broken ground on its new nylon resins production line at its Chesterfield, Va., manufacturing facility. The new production line can produce multiple grades of Honeywell Aegis® nylon 6 resins, as... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Sekisui Plastics USA to Showcase at the NPE a Range of Products Based on Its Unique Processing and Polymerization Technologies

January 23, 2015

MT. PLEASANT, TN USA – Sekisui Plastics USA, a subsidiary of Sekisui Plastics Company, Ltd., a global manufacturing company headquartered in Osaka, Japan, will be exhibiting at NPE 2015 (March 23-27, Orlando, Florida). Located at Booth #S20156, Sekisui will showcase products based on the company’s unique processing and polymerization technologies for the automotive, industrial, consumer and... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Long Fiber Reinforced Nylon Composites offer smooth surface.

January 20, 2015

By producing smooth finish on external surfaces, Velocity® Series of High-flow Nylon 6 and 66 LFT Composites facilitate injection molding of high glass or carbon fiber content materials. Resin-rich surface free of fibers makes colors appear vibrant, is capable of holding fine embossed details, and virtually eliminates need for any type of secondary finishing operations. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Services

3D Systems Boosts Groundbreaking Production SLS Capabilities with ProX(TM) 500 Plus

November 26, 2014

• Builds on ProX™ 500's superior part quality, precision and durability • ProX 500 Plus has expanded range of new materials and offers new faster print speeds and higher resolution • New materials include glass-filled DuraForm® ProX GF, aluminum-filled DuraForm ProX AF+ and DuraForm ProX EF nylon ROCK HILL, S.C. – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) today announced it will preview its... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Safety & Security Equipment, Green & Clean

A. Schulman to Present Its Innovative Solutions for Mobility, Electrical & Electronics, Sports & Leisure, and Cosmetics Packaging at Fakuma 2014

October 1, 2014

AKRON, Ohio – A. Schulman Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds and resins, will present its broad range of products at the Fakuma plastics processing exhibition on October 14-18, 2014, in Friedrichshafen, Germany. Moreover, A. Schulman will showcase the product portfolios of several of the Company's recent acquisitions: The Perrite... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

High-Impact Nylon 6 for Industrial Hammer Tips Endures Rugged Metal-Pounding Use While Bypassing Lengthy Post-Molding Step

April 23, 2014

Custom Molder Austmould Uses Chemlon® 280 Nylon 6 from Teknor Apex Asia Pacific to Produce the Tips for Hammers that Must Absorb the Shock of Repeated Blows MOORABBIN, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA - A toughened nylon 6 compound from Teknor Apex Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. has enabled custom molder Austmould Pty Ltd. to injection mold tips for industrial deadblow hammers that withstand rigorous impact... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Fasteners & Hardware, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Cast Nylon Shapes offer lighter alternative to metal parts.

March 25, 2014

Manufactured in ISO 9001:2008 facility, TECAST® Cast Nylon Stock Shapes and Custom Parts are available in variety of grades, each of which highlights various aspects and combinations of mechanical properties, as well as optimized bearing and wear characteristics. Products include rings up to 90 in. in diameter, rods in diameters up to 20 in., and discs in diameters over 40 in. Typical applications include sheaves, wear pads, bushings, bearings, gears, rollers, pulleys, and conveyor wheels. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Cast Nylon Shapes offer lighter alternative to metal parts.

March 24, 2014

Targeting industrial users, TECAST® Cast Nylon stock shapes and custom parts offer physical and wear properties that enable metal parts replacement. Variety grades are available, each designed to highlight various aspects and combinations of mechanical properties as well as bearing and wear characteristics. Production capabilities cover rings up to 90 in. dia, rod up to 20 in. dia, and discs over 40 in. dia. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

NASA Testing Confirms Vacuum Conditions Pose No Problems for Power-Core(TM) Cast Nylon 12

February 5, 2014

Summary: Intech Corporation released a study this month completed by NASA showing that Power-Core Gravity Cast Nylon 12 doesn't out gas in vacuum environments. This makes Power-core™ components ideally suited for clean room environments. INTECH POWE-CORE Closter NJ – Of all the physical properties required of engineering polymers, vacuum stability does not come up all that often. Yet some... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Nylon Compounds with Recycled Content Enable Processors to Save on Costs and Meet 'Green' Requirements

March 29, 2013

Teknor Apex Custom-Formulates Recyclon® Nylon with a Wide Range of Recycled Content  PAWTUCKET, RI - Plastics processors now have access to recycled nylon that comes with the quality assurance of Teknor Apex Company, one of the world's leading custom compounders and a specialist in nylon formulations, the company announced today. Teknor Apex can vary the percentage loadings of recycled... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Nylon Tubing Back in Stock and Shipping Fast!

January 28, 2013

Plastic tubing manufacturer, Freelin-Wade (www.freelin-wade.com) has announced that nylon tubing is now back in stock and orders are shipping fast. Freelin-Wade is extremely excited to announce that their extensive inventory of nylon products has been brought back to "pre-crisis" level and resin availability is much more predictable. They have plenty of resin material and the market has... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Resin Raw Material Trend 2012-2013 for Plastic Injection Molding

November 26, 2012

The sale price of polypropylene resin rose two cents per pound in October. This follows closely on the foot-steps of a rebound caused by the tumbling 27 cents per pound that happened in May and August. In the last two months the price per pound settled to an average per pound of three cents. <4444>Market sources report the increase comes from tighter supplies of resin and propylene monomer... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

RTP Company's Very Long Fiber Composite Delivers Increased Durability and Reduced Weight for Robotics Gearbox

July 25, 2012

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA - When AndyMark, Inc. a company that invents and designs components for robotics and mobility applications, recently reviewed its catalog for components that could be improved, an aluminum gearbox kit captured its attention. Co-founder Andy Baker, a trained mechanical engineer, believed the housing could be made with a reinforced plastic, which would mean fewer parts for... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean

A Natural Fit: Solar Installations and E-CURBS(TM)

June 28, 2012

Efficient, easy-to-install, economical and safe for the environment<4444>Intersolar North America 2012; Moscone Center, San Francisco July 10-12<4444>SCHOOLCRAFT, Mich. - See why E-CURB SYSTEM PENETRATION SEALS are being chosen by increasing numbers of roofing and solar contractors who recognize their advantages for secure rooftop solar installations. Visit CHEM LINKBooth # 9351, Moscone... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Resin Outlook for Plastic Injection Molding

April 27, 2012

The trend for pricing for commodity and engineering resins for the first quarter is they are rising. According to an article in Plastics Technology April 2012, this was primarily driven by feedstock cost increases and in some cases resin supply. <4444>The following pricing and information was printed in Plastics Technology April 2012 article "Commodity & Engineering Resin Prices Climb Higher",... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

A. Schulman at NPE 2012: Replacing Metal with Plastics

April 2, 2012

AKRON, Ohio -- A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading global supplier of engineered plastics, masterbatches and specialty powders, will be launching a new series of high-modulus, high-strength nylon compounds under the trade name Schulamid® ( )HM for metal replacement applications at NPE 2012 in Orlando, Florida, April 1-5 in the South Hall, Booth 15000. Visitors will learn how... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Transportation Industry Products

A. Schulman at NPE 2012: Where Performance, Appearance and Processing Meet

March 27, 2012

A. Schulman at NPE 2012: Where Performance, Appearance and Processing Meet<4444>AKRON, Ohio - A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading global supplier of engineered plastics, masterbatches and specialty powders and distributor, will be featuring informative in-booth demonstrations showcasing innovations that have inspired the world of plastics at NPE 2012 in Orlando, Florida, April 1-5 in... Read More