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Chemicals & Chemical Processing -> Process Chemicals -> Plastic Compounds

Plastic Compounds

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Plastic Bonder cures in shadowed areas in 3-5 days.

Plastic Bonder cures in shadowed areas in 3-5 days.

Dymax Corp.    Torrington, CT 06790
Aug 28, 2014 Curing with UV/Visible light and secondary ambient moisture-cure system, Dual-Cure 3401 is specifically designed for rapid, high-strength bonding to hard-to-bond PC and ABS as well as metal substrates. Product cures in 1 second and exhibits low shrinkage, resulting in minimized stress at bond line. Featuring low viscosity for optimized wetting, bonder is jetting compatible and fluoresces blue under 365 nm black light for visual inspection of bond line.

Flexible PVC Elastomer withstands extreme cold.

Teknor Apex Co.    Pawtucket, RI 02861
Jun 10, 2014 Designed for cable jacketing, Flexalloy® 9614-73 withstands frigid outdoor and rugged industrial conditions while providing flexibility and flame performance. Elastomer is a 73 Shore A compound that is UV-stabilized and exhibits brittle point of -65°C or below. Product offers optimized weatherability, oil resistance, and tensile strength. Designed to pass CSA’s FT4 vertical flame test, Flexalloy® 9614-73 is suited for cables in wind turbines, industrial automation, robots, controls, and sensors.

Low Melt Viscosity HSBCs balance elasticity, tensile strength.

Kraton Polymers    Houston, TX 77002
May 05, 2014 Hydrogenated styrenic block copolymers (HSBCs) MD6951 and MD1648 let users pursue melt blown, injection molding, rotational molding, compression molding, or textile processes while maintaining softness, strength, and pliability of their products. While FDA-compliant MD6951 is optimized for softness, usability, and compatibility, MD1648 enhanced rubber segment (ERS) styrenic block copolymer is compatible with polyolefins and can run on existing melt blown process equipment.

Cast Nylon Shapes offer lighter alternative to metal parts.

Cast Nylon Shapes offer lighter alternative to metal parts.

Ensinger Inc.    Washington, PA 15301
Mar 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.

Additives enhance performance of reclaimed/recycled plastics.

Struktol Company Of America    Stow, OH 44224 0649
Mar 20, 2014 STRUKTOL® TR 229/063A/251 and RP 11/17/28 are suited for reclaimed/recycled plastics and materials that contain recycled content. Useful in various polymers, from polyolefins to engineered plastics, additives promote processing efficiency and performance. For engineering plastics, products combine compatibilizer with lubricants to create combination product that aids in incorporation of fillers (mineral or glass) with improved mixing and flow properties as well as mold release.

TPE Compounds target automotive manufacturers.

Teknor Apex Co.    Pawtucket, RI 02861
Mar 03, 2014 Based on styrenic TPE chemistry, Sarlink® Thermoplastic Elastomers exhibit strength and elasticity comparable to TPVs, but provide smoother part surfaces and equivalent or better long-term UV stability. Products come in variety of custom-matched colors and generally do not require pre-drying. Featuring service temperature up to 100°C, TPE-S compound types include: high-performance extrusion, general-purpose extrusion, high-performance injection molding, and general-purpose injection molding.

Thermally Conductive Plastics target LED applications.

Thermally Conductive Plastics target LED applications.

LEHVOSS North America, LLC    Pawcatuck, CT 06379
Dec 13, 2013 While meeting UL94 V-0 flame resistance requirement, LUVOCOM® thermally conductive and electrically insulative materials are characterized by thermal conductivity from 0.6–1.5 W/mK, impact strength up to 14 lb ft/in.², and tensile strength up to 8,000 psi. Typical materials use base polymers PET and PA 6, which meet application requirements, extend component service life, and exhibit processing characteristics that enable injection molding of complex geometries and thin wall sections.

Thermally Conductive Epoxy serves applications up to 572°F.

Thermally Conductive Epoxy serves applications up to 572°F.

Aremco Products, Inc.    Valley Cottage, NY 10989
Nov 25, 2013 Used for bonding, potting, tooling, and molding, Aremco-Bond™ 805 adheres to high-temperature plastics, glass, ceramic, and high-expansion metals. This 2-component, 100% solids, aluminum-filled epoxy cures at room temperature in 24 hr with final cure at 200°F in 2 hr. Cured material exhibits thermal conductivity of 12.5 Btu-in/hr-ft²-°F and dielectric strength of 50 V/mil. Respective tensile shear and flexural strengths are 1,800 and 15,500 psi, and Shore D Hardness is 87.

PPS Stock Shapes combine resilience and machinability.

Ensinger Inc.    Washington, PA 15301
Nov 06, 2013 Stocked in rod and plate, TECATRON® PPS is made from FDA-compliant resins and maintains chemical resistance and purity while exhibiting tensile strength of 15,000 psi, tensile modulus of 731,500 psi, and compressive modulus of 367,000 psi. Additional properties include flexural strength of 24,000 psi; flexural modulus of 622,000 psi; and compression strength 17,800 psi. These properties result in finished parts that are tough and resilient and facilitate machining by end users.

Acetal Polymer delivers elastic mechanical properties.

Acetal Polymer delivers elastic mechanical properties.

Celanese Corp.    Houston, TX 77258
Oct 22, 2013 Intended for pipes and tubes, Hostaform PTX POM Series offers alternative to traditional thermoplastics used in automotive in-tank fuel and vapor lines as well as pneumatics and paint-line applications. Flexible product leaves no undesirable oligomer clogging substance in fuel, which can affect engine performance. With temperature range of -40 to 149°F, material offers chemical resistance, low moisture absorption, and resistance to environmental stress cracking.

Polyphenylene Sulfide reaches crystallinity without hot oil.

Celanese Corp.    Houston, TX 77258
Oct 21, 2013 With Fortron® ICE Improved Crystallization Evolution Grades, injection molders that use hot molding systems, operating at temperatures greater than 275°F, can minimize cycle times and number of broken parts. Molders with cold injection units, operating at temperatures from 194–275°F, can achieve full crystallization. In addition to chemical and thermal resistance, semi-crystalline polymer offers high hardness and rigidity with low creep and moisture absorption.

Flame Retardant Plastics comply with UL 2043 standard.

RTP Company    Winona, MN 55987
Sep 30, 2013 Targeted at replacing metal, Flame Retardant Plastics are intended for air-handling spaces that need to meet UL 2043 standard for heat and smoke release. Compounds provide sufficient strength and stiffness while eliminating secondary operations that are required in metal fabrication. Tailored for injection molding and extrusion processing, materials are suited for air diffusing vents, ceiling mounted speakers, wireless network access points, and lighting fixtures.

Protective Wrapping Materials suit on-demand packaging.

Automated Packaging Systems, Inc.    Streetsboro, OH 44241
Sep 30, 2013 Available for AirPouch® FastWrap™ protective packaging system, which produces cellular cushioning wrap and air-filled tubes on demand, 24 in. wide AirPouch FastWrap has channel-filled honeycomb design for wrapping and protecting extra-large products. AirPouch FastWrap Anti-Static bubble on demand protects products that may be harmed by static discharge, while AirPouch FastWrap HD film provides barrier properties for heavy or fragile products with long or irregular shipping cycles.

Chemical Resistant Plastics target CMP applications.

Chemical Resistant Plastics target CMP applications.

Ensinger    Washington, PA 15301
Sep 06, 2013 Intended for semiconductor industry, TECATRON® CMP and TECAPEEK® CMP have been specifically developed for components used in chemical mechanical planarization process, which involves use of different slurries. TECATRON PPS material demonstrates abrasion and wear resistance, while PEEK material additionally offers high ductility and dimensional stability. Since minimal degree of deburring work is required, productivity is optimized.

Process Control System supports flexible PVC extrusion.

Process Control System supports flexible PVC extrusion.

TMI International, LLC    Pittsburgh, PA 15205
Jul 17, 2013 By eliminating lay-flat issues, width and gage variations, uneven shrinkage, and tendency of material to curve slightly to one side when unwound, Process Control System ensures complete dimensional uniformity and tension throughout bulk PVC rolls produced. Prior to control, operators would have to manually adjust line to maintain consistency on product-to-product basis. Control eliminates guesswork.

Industrial Granulator processes 10 tons per hour.

GranuTech Saturn Systems    Grand Prairie, TX 75050
Jun 11, 2013 Equipped with 300 or 400 hp drive motor and 80 in. cutting chamber, Saturn Grizzly® Super80 handles variety of recycling materials, including tires, non-ferrous metal, biomass, plastics, and e-scrap recycling. System's 34 in. diameter one-piece forged rotor is supported by double-row spherical roller bearings and housing is lined with replaceable wear-plates. Available with screen sizes from ½ in. minus to 1 in. minus, grinder includes drivetrain friction clutch for overload protection.

Purging Recovery System transforms purgings into regrind.

Purging Recovery System transforms purgings into regrind.

Maguire Products, Inc.    Aston, PA 19014
May 01, 2013 Producing uniform granulate with minimized dusting, Purging Recovery System™ (PRS) optimizes efficiency of granulating polystyrene, flexible vinyl, and other polymers that might otherwise degrade under shear forces of size reduction, causing backup or clumping. In PRS, rotor planer uses 12 knives to slice or plane rock-like purging into small chips. Then, second-stage granulator with 0.250 in. holes in screen reduces chips to regrind. Air generated by blower cools material, preventing melting.

Polyurethane Impact Bar suits bulk material handling areas.

Polyurethane Impact Bar suits bulk material handling areas.

Argonics, Inc.    Gwinn, MI 49841
Apr 19, 2013 Intended for impact zones where material is dropped, conveyed, or transferred, Load Zone™ Impact Bar comprises ¾ in. thick layer of UHMW, which tops energy-absorbing polyurethane. These layers are secured to extruded aluminum insert for support. Available in variety of sizes, impact bar fits existing Load Zone Impact Beds and retrofits to other manufacturer impact beds.

LED-Optimized Acrylic Sheet promote sustainable efficiency.

Altuglas International    Philadelphia, PA 19103
Apr 10, 2013 Formulated of acrylic glass for optimal uniformity and light distribution, Altuglas® acrylic sheet helps reduce energy consumption and number of LEDs installed in applications ranging from signage to architecture as well as interior and exterior design. Material, which is resistant to UV and atmospheric agents, may me thermoformed and lends itself to forms of complex designs. Altuglas® LED system offers 10 colors, while Altuglas® Night & Day offers 4 colors and 2-in-1 day and night effect.

PVC Elastomer Compounds ease handling of industrial cables.

Teknor Apex Co.    Pawtucket, RI 02861
Mar 01, 2013 Exhibiting brittle points of -60°C or lower, Flexalloy® 9611-76 and 9612-75 provide oil resistance, flame retardance, and wide range of operating temperatures required in such applications as control and instrumentation cable (Type CIC), tray cables (TC), and specialty power cords like those for charging electric vehicles. Jacketing materials offer flexibility at low temperatures, making them suited for use in petrochemical, pulp and paper, steel, cement, and mining industries.

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