Altuglas International

Adhesives & Sealants

Medical Grade Resins are suitable for minimally invasive devices.

Designed for medical device applications, including devices exposed short term to bodily fluids, Pebax® MED resins have passed USP Class VI biocompatibility testing and are sterilizable by EtO, gamma, and steam. Chemistries are also available in breathable films suited for thick coatings or laminates used in level 3 and 4 medical apparel applications, such as surgical gowns, masks, gloves,...

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Adhesives & Sealants

New Kynar Ultraflex®B Resin is the Most Flexible of All Kynar Grades

Philadelphia, PA, July 27, 2007- Arkema has introduced a new, extremely flexible grade of Kynar®, called Kynar Ultraflex®B. The new Kynar Ultraflex® resin has a flexural modulus of 12,000 psi, making it over twenty times more flexible than standard PVDF homopolymers. The new product offers clarity, toughness, ready acceptance of pigment, radiation resistance, and weatherability making it...

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Materials

Foam Formulations with Transcend® PUR Blends Offer Excellent Overall Performance as an Alternative to HCFC-22

Philadelphia, PA, April 5, 2007 - As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has formally announced that the use of HCFC-22 will be phased out across North America in pour foam applications" on March 1, 2008 (this does not include marine foam applications), a major issue for remaining HCFC-22 users is which alternative to choose. Tests conducted by Arkema technologists have shown that...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Arkema Awarded Patent for Key Innovation Behind Plexiglas® Frosted Acrylic Sheet and Resin Products

Patent provides Altuglas International with exclusive commercial rights to technology that imparts frosted and textured surface appearance PHILADELPHIA, PA, August 16, 2006-Altuglas International, a business of Arkema and maker of the innovative Plexiglas® brand of acrylic sheet and resin products, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted U.S. Patent...

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Glass Coatings reduce home energy consumption.
Paints & Coatings

Glass Coatings reduce home energy consumption.

Certincoat® Low E flat glass coatings, for window manufacterers, are pyrolytic hard coatings for cold climates. They carry high solar heat gain coefficient to utilize sun's energy. Solar Selective SunE(TM) glass coatings, developed for hot climates, are hard ceramic coatings that cut energy costs by combining solar selectivity with low emissivity. Specialty glass coatings provide...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Acrylic Resin improves PVC substrate appearance.

Solarkote® PB, when blended with PVC and coextruded over PVC as capstock, upgrades PVC properties for exterior building products. It blends to share weathering performance in medium-dark colors where chalking can be a concern. It exhibits color hold in whites, and can be blended in PVC high-shear blending equipment. Applications include PVC siding, window profiles, fencing, and decking.

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Adhesives & Sealants

Medical Grade Resins are suitable for minimally invasive devices.

Designed for medical device applications, including devices exposed short term to bodily fluids, Pebax® MED resins have passed USP Class VI biocompatibility testing and are sterilizable by EtO, gamma, and steam. Chemistries are also available in breathable films suited for thick coatings or laminates used in level 3 and 4 medical apparel applications, such as surgical gowns, masks, gloves,...

Read More »
Adhesives & Sealants

New Kynar Ultraflex®B Resin is the Most Flexible of All Kynar Grades

Philadelphia, PA, July 27, 2007- Arkema has introduced a new, extremely flexible grade of Kynar®, called Kynar Ultraflex®B. The new Kynar Ultraflex® resin has a flexural modulus of 12,000 psi, making it over twenty times more flexible than standard PVDF homopolymers. The new product offers clarity, toughness, ready acceptance of pigment, radiation resistance, and weatherability making it...

Read More »
Materials

Foam Formulations with Transcend® PUR Blends Offer Excellent Overall Performance as an Alternative to HCFC-22

Philadelphia, PA, April 5, 2007 - As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has formally announced that the use of HCFC-22 will be phased out across North America in pour foam applications" on March 1, 2008 (this does not include marine foam applications), a major issue for remaining HCFC-22 users is which alternative to choose. Tests conducted by Arkema technologists have shown that...

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Company News

Arkema Receives EPA Award For Environmental Stewardship

Arkema Receives EPA Award For Environmental Stewardship Philadelphia, PA, May 14, 2007 - Arkema has received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 2007 Climate Protection Award for its continued leadership, innovation and achievement in improving the energy efficiency of its manufacturing sites and for developing products that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, specifically Fluorochemicals'...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Arkema Awarded Patent for Key Innovation Behind Plexiglas® Frosted Acrylic Sheet and Resin Products

Patent provides Altuglas International with exclusive commercial rights to technology that imparts frosted and textured surface appearance PHILADELPHIA, PA, August 16, 2006-Altuglas International, a business of Arkema and maker of the innovative Plexiglas® brand of acrylic sheet and resin products, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted U.S. Patent...

Read More »
Glass Coatings reduce home energy consumption.
Paints & Coatings

Glass Coatings reduce home energy consumption.

Certincoat® Low E flat glass coatings, for window manufacterers, are pyrolytic hard coatings for cold climates. They carry high solar heat gain coefficient to utilize sun's energy. Solar Selective SunE(TM) glass coatings, developed for hot climates, are hard ceramic coatings that cut energy costs by combining solar selectivity with low emissivity. Specialty glass coatings provide...

Read More »
Adhesives & Sealants

Acrylic Resin improves PVC substrate appearance.

Solarkote® PB, when blended with PVC and coextruded over PVC as capstock, upgrades PVC properties for exterior building products. It blends to share weathering performance in medium-dark colors where chalking can be a concern. It exhibits color hold in whites, and can be blended in PVC high-shear blending equipment. Applications include PVC siding, window profiles, fencing, and decking.

Read More »

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