Polybutylene Compounds

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, HVAC, Materials & Material Processing

DuPont Polymers in New Tankless Water Heaters Help Homeowners Meet New Regulations

June 12, 2015

Seisco Introduces Innovative Solutions for Single-Family Homes and Multi-Family Constructions WILMINGTON, Del.  – Seisco International is introducing the next generation Supercharger tankless water heater unit, which uses DuPont engineering polymers in several components.  The units can help homeowners meet National Appliance Energy Conservation Act (NAECA) requirements, which were... Read More

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

PBT Engineering Plastic suits food equipment components.

July 1, 2014

With ultra detectable design, HYDEX® 4101 UD Blue is visible to food conveyor line optical, X-ray, and metal detection systems. Engineers designing parts for food processing equipment will find particular success in applications in which parts are subjected to cleaning chemicals that are chlorine or caustic based. Available in rod and plate stocks, wear resistant polymer is suited for pump impellers, filler valve parts, and food forming plates. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Ticona to Showcase Key High-Performance Engineering Polymers for E/E Components at DesignCon 2013

January 29, 2013

Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, is showcasing its high-performance polymers used in the design and manufacturing of high-performance E/E components at Booth #523 during DesignCon 2013 Expo on Jan. 29 and 30 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California.<4444>The exhibit will highlight key high-temperature engineering polymers:<4444>Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Food Processing & Preparation, Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment, Services, Transportation Industry Products

BASF at the Fakuma 2012: Plastics Without End

October 18, 2012

· Thermoplastics in aircraft and on the solar roof · Long glass fiber-reinforcement for garden tools · Composite components for automobiles: in production and in the lab · Brand new: PBT in injection molded food packaging · Polyurethanes and masterbatch... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

PBT Polyester Resin Shapes withstand high impacts.

September 19, 2012

Approved for direct contact with food by FDA and other US and European agencies, Hydex® 4101 and lubricated Hydex® 4101L stock shapes are suitable for machined parts in food processing equipment. Hydex® 4101 also offers resistance to typical cleaning chemicals such as chlorine and caustic solutions, features absorption rate as much as 15 times less than nylon, and can withstand high impacts. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

At MD&M Brazil Leading Dental Equipment Customers Spotlight High-Tech Benefits of Using SABIC's World-Renowned Materials, Services, Expertise

July 6, 2012

SÃO PAULO, Brazil - At the MD&M Brazil show (booth #709) here, SABIC's Innovative Plastics business is showcasing its broad and deep healthcare resin portfolio with new next-generation applications from two leading Brazilian dental equipment customers, Gnatus and Indusbello. To differentiate Gnatus' new Syncrus G8 dental station and Indusbello's new dental sterilization tray from their... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

SABIC Demonstrates High-Tech Materials Solutions for Top Healthcare Trends in Patient Safety and Device Portability at New MD&M Brazil

July 5, 2012

SÃO PAULO, Brazil - Major healthcare industry trends, such as improving patient safety and creating smaller, more accessible devices, are receiving strong support from SABIC's Innovative Plastics business, which is spotlighting an array of advanced thermoplastic resins from its broad product portfolio here at the debut of MD&M Brazil 2012 (booth #709). Among the featured applications promoting... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

SABIC's Lightweight Xenoy* and Lexan* Resins Deliver All-Day Comfort to the New 3MTM Versaflo(TM) M-Series Safety Headgear

December 19, 2011

PITTSFIELD, Mass - Dec. 15, 2011 - Because protective gear is only effective when workers use it, 3M(TM) has designed a new exceptionally comfortable, ergonomic line of hardhats and helmets made with SABIC's Innovative Plastics business' lightweight Xenoy* and Lexan* OQ optical quality resins. The new 3M Versaflo(TM) M-series respiratory headgear product line uses custom-colored Xenoy... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

SABIC Showcases at Chinaplas Industry Leadership in Validating PCR Claims to Help Customers Achieve Sustainability Goals

June 1, 2011

GUANGZHOU, China- At Chinaplas 2011, booth 10.2E21, the Innovative Plastics strategic business unit of SABIC announced a new milestone in its expanding sustainability efforts to provide customers with a diverse portfolio of high-performance, environmentally responsible materials. Further evidencing its commitment to validating its ecological claims, the company is now one of the first to receive... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

SABIC Innovative Plastics Teams with IAV GmbH to Develop EV & Hybrid Vehicle Powertrain Solutions with Advanced Lightweight Thermoplastics

April 20, 2011

MANNHEIM, Germany - Here at the VDI conference - Booth #74 - SABIC Innovative Plastics today announced its collaboration with IAV GmbH, a world leader in advanced vehicle and powertrain systems, to develop advanced thermoplastic solutions that can replace metal in electric vehicle (EV) and hybrid powertrain components. Specifically, the two companies are targeting new ways to optimize vehicle... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Green & Clean

SABIC Innovative Plastics Expands Post-Consumer Recycled Resin Offerings, Empowering Customers to Create More Sustainable Applications

November 16, 2010

DÜSSELDORF, Germany - SABIC Innovative Plastics today introduced an expanded portfolio of post-consumer recycled (PCR) content materials here at K 2010, in Hall 6, Stand D42. This comprehensive portfolio, which now includes more than 25 grades spanning six resin families, supports customers' needs to design a wide variety of more sustainable products. The portfolio expansion includes new... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Green & Clean

SABIC Innovative Plastics Launches Sustainable Valox* ENH Resins for E/E Applications, Providing Advanced FR and Excellent Performance

November 4, 2010

PITTSFIELD, Mass. - SABIC Innovative Plastics today launched three new sustainable additions to its Valox* ENH resin series that deliver advanced flame retardance (FR) together with outstanding mechanical and electrical performance to the electrical and electronics (E/E) industry. These innovative materials help customers comply with global environmental regulations, including the European Union... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Fasteners & Hardware, Green & Clean

BASF Promotes Energy-Efficient Windows for Stimulus Funding Building Projects

August 4, 2009

Oppanol® polyisobutylene is key ingredient in thermoplastic spacer system technology<4444>FLORHAM PARK, NJ, July 23, 2009 -- With the passage of President Barack Obama's economic stimulus package, more than $50 billion in funding is available to modernize schools and federal buildings. Replacing older windows with new units that incorporate warm-edge thermoplastic spacer (TPS) technology can... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Green & Clean

Resins help electronics manufacturers go Green.

September 17, 2008

Through use of flame-retardant technology, Valox iQ polybutylene terephthalate resins meet requirements for halogen-free parts. They are derived in part from post-consumer plastic waste including PET water bottles, and have been validated for use in computer components such as internal cooling fans, heat sink shrouds, and external bezel covers. Non-halogenated and flame-retardant, Flexible Noryl can replace PVC in applications such as power cords, SATA cables, and DC cables. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Services

FCI Chooses Celanex® PBT for its Apex® 150 1.5 mm Connectors

May 18, 2007

Hydrolysis Resistant PBT Help Connectors Withstand Hot, Humid Environments in Cars and Other Vehicles <4444>Florence, Ky.; Kelsterbach, Germany, April 17, 2007 - FCI, a leading developer of connectors and interconnect systems, has chosen a hydrolysis resistant grade of Celanex® polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) for its Apex® 150 1.5 mm connector line. This resin, Celanex® PBT 3309HR, which... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Molding Resins suit small-engine fuel tanks.

April 26, 2007

Providing UV stability and weatherability, Xenoy X6800BM blow-molding and Xenoy 6620-GT injection-molding resins provide 1-step, monolayer solution to help meet CARB and US EPA standards governing vapor emissions from small-engine, off-road fuel tanks. Resins incorporate inherent barrier material that delivers consistent permeation resistance throughout part. Available in black and natural color, products are suited for lawn mowers, snow blowers, recreation vehicles, and generators. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Nonstandard Polymers Available as Economical Injection-Molded Sheets

February 15, 2007

Oakdale, PA ... January 31, 2007 ... Researchers, product designers and manufacturers looking for small quantities of nonstandard grades of polymers in sheet form now have an economical alternative to high-volume extruded quantities, thanks to a range of injection-molded polymers available from Goodfellow.<4444>Certain polymers have traditionally been extruded and available only in large minimum... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Nonstandard Polymers come in injection-molded sheets.

February 8, 2007

Supplied as injection-molded plaques (sheets) in sizes from 60-250 mm² and thicknesses from 2.0-10.0 mm, nonstandard grades of various polymers are available in amounts that range from singular pieces to small production quantities. Available grades include polyetherimide, in black or amber; glass-filled Vectra B and polyphenylenesulfide; as well as polyphenylsulfone and polymethylpentene. Other grades include acrylonitrile/methylacrylate copolymer and polybutylene terephthalate. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Services

GE Plastics Launches New Family of ecomagination Products That Dramatically Cut CO<sub>2</sub>, Post-Consumer Waste & Petrochemical Use

January 22, 2007

Complementing Japan's environmental leadership in responsible automotive manufacturing, GE Plastics today celebrates two significant additions to its ecomagination portfolio: Valox iQ and Xenoy iQ resins. The new products were developed as a result of a successful two-year initiative at GE Plastics that examined the company's manufacturing processes to redefine how its products can be made to... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

GE's Super High Flow Valox* Resins Help Fill Automotive Industry's Needs for Lighter Parts, Energy Savings, and Increased Part Consolidation

December 11, 2006

SOUTHFIELD, MICH. - December 7, 2006 - GE Plastics today announced the launch of Valox* Super High Flow resins, a family of glass- and mineral-filled polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) materials. Valox Super High Flow resins are aimed at helping automakers and tiers achieve thinner, larger parts with greater detail at lower injection pressures without sacrificing performance. The GE materials... Read More