Polybutylene Compounds

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, 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

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components and 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... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, 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. The exhibit will highlight key high-temperature engineering polymers: ·... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Products & 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... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

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... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and 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

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing

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

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

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

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

Pedestrian Safety Undertray Molded from SABIC's Xenoy iQ* Resin Helps Ford C-MAX Earn Euro NCAP Five-Star Rating

September 27, 2011

PITTSFIELD, Mass. - August 23, 2011 - Xenoy iQ* resin from SABIC's Innovative Plastics strategic business unit - chosen by Ford for the pedestrian safety system of its 2011 C-MAX multipurpose vehicle (MPV) - has helped the automaker earn a five-star rating from the independent safety organization Euro NCAP (European New Car Assessment Program). The C-MAX's pedestrian safety system features a... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

RTP Company's Custom TPE Compounds Provide Watertight Seal for Wiring Harnesses

December 10, 2010

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA - When a well-known national truck fleet approached Maxi-Seal Harness Systems to design a new modular wiring harness for the underside of long-haul semi-trailer trucks, Maxi-Seal saw an opportunity to raise the bar and deliver a new level of reliability. With the help of custom compounder RTP Company, Maxi-Seal developed the new "Defender" commercial wiring harness system,... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Reliable, High-Strength Celanex® XFR® PBT From Ticona Helps HVAC Supplier Deliver Eco-Friendly Control System

October 9, 2009

Florence, Ky., Kelsterbach, Germany, July 17, 2009 - Kieback& Peter, a Berlin-based supplier of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment and system solutions, relies on Celanex® XFR® for the housing of its new miniature actuator. The thermoplastic polyester (PBT) from Ticona Engineering Polymers complies with UL 94 V-0 and is flame-retardant without halogens or antimony -... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing, Mounting & Attaching Products

Fast Track to Success with Eco-Friendly Connectors

October 8, 2009

Halogen-free fire protection with Vectra® LCP and Celanex® XFR® from Ticona Kelsterbach/Germany, Florence/Kentucky, September 16, 2009 - To remain competitive in the electrical /electronics industry today, eco-friendly solutions for fire protection are becoming increasingly important. For this reason, globally operating companies, Meritec and Molex, use Vectra® LCP and Celanex®... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

BASF Has Material Expertise and Know-How with Laser Welding

June 30, 2009

Ultradur® PBT ideal for electronic components WYANDOTTE, MI, June 22, 2009 -- BASF's expertise in laser welding and material science culminates in the Ultradur B4300 G6 resin, which provides the superior strength and stability required of the laser energy transmission (LET) process, easily supporting high precision laser welding. BASF's joining technology experts have developed a unique method... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, 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... Read More