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Ticona Receives Aeronautics Prize for First Helicopter Thermoplastic Composite Tailplane

Florence, Ky., Sulzbach, Germany, Shanghai – Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, will again receive a prestigious JEC Innovation Award for the first thermoplastic composite tailplane developed and put into production for a helicopter. It uses a composite prepreg made with Fortron-® polyphenylene sulfide (PPS). Together with Fokker Aerostructures, AgustaWestland...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Reflective PCT Grades meet requirements for LED lighting.

Thermx-® LED 0201 and 0201S are fiber-filled, super-white polycyclohexylene-dimethylene terephthalate (PCT) compounds formulated to withstand LED requirements for reflector resins with regard to heat and light stability. While Thermx LED 0201 targets cost-effective LED lighting, Thermx LED 0201S serves more demanding applications such as flat panel screens. Initial reflectance and reflectance...

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Materials

Ticona to Exhibit Engineering Polymers and Composites at CORROSION 2012

Ticona Engineering Polymers is showcasing its high-performance engineering polymers and continuous fiber reinforced composites for the most extreme and challenging oil and gas operating environments at Booth # 2004 during NACE International's CORROSION 2012 Conference & Expo from March 12 to 15 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City. The Ticona exhibit will highlight Fortron-®...

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Materials

High-Strength Acetal Copolymer offers long-term stability.

Hostaform-® HS15 acetal copolymer delivers optimal mechanical, chemical, and thermal properties. Design of copolymer includes resistance to hot water, automotive fuels, fluids, and concentrated alkaline solutions from pH4 to pH14. Offering long-term thermal stability and chemical resistance, they are suited for automotive, fluid handling, and conveying system applications.

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Materials

Liquid Crystal Polymers are halogen-free.

Inherently flame resistant without additives, Vectra G141 is 35% glass-filled, while Vectra G441 is 35% mineral- and glass-filled. Both Vectra G grades offer E/E component manufacturers opportunity to achieve dimensional stability in thin-wall parts, even at temperatures higher than 260-

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Innovation Award for Breakthrough Technology of G650 Rudder and Elevator
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Innovation Award for Breakthrough Technology of G650 Rudder and Elevator

Florence, Ky., Kelsterbach, Germany - Fokker Aerostructures (NL), Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation (USA), KVE Composites Group (NL), TenCate Aerospace Composites (NL) and Ticona GmbH (GER) have won the prestigious JEC innovation award in the category Aeronautics, for the first welded thermoplastic composite rudder and elevator of the all new Gulfstream G650 tail section. The award will be...

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Fortron® PPS from Ticona Helps Blow Molded Tank Stand up to Extreme Conditions in Miele Ovens
Materials

Fortron® PPS from Ticona Helps Blow Molded Tank Stand up to Extreme Conditions in Miele Ovens

Suited For High Temperature Steam Contact Applications Florence, Ky., - A new grade of Fortron-® polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) from Ticona is being used in an innovative blow molded hot water tank designed to withstand high temperatures in a line of European kitchen ovens developed by Miele Inc. The H 5000 series of ovens from Miele uses Moisture Plus cooking, a process that draws hot water from...

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Adhesives & Sealants

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

Hydrolysis Resistant PBT Help Connectors Withstand Hot, Humid Environments in Cars and Other Vehicles 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 is made by...

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Scalpel Blade Holder Achieves Dimensional Stability Needed for Laser Eye Surgery with Celanex® PBT
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Scalpel Blade Holder Achieves Dimensional Stability Needed for Laser Eye Surgery with Celanex® PBT

Florence, Ky., August 16, 2006 - Given the high precision needed in laser eye surgery, SCHWIND eye-tech-solutions GmbH chose Celanex® polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) for the blade holder in its Carriazo-Pendular mini-scalpel. The PBT, which is made by Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, provides the excellent dimensional stability needed to help ensure the scalpel...

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Materials

LCP-PPS Alloys are suited for use in complex components.

Vectra-® V140 and Vectra-® V143XL are liquid crystal polymer-polyphenylene sulfide (LCP-PPS) alloy blends that meet needs of electrical, electronic, and industrial components such as connectors, bobbins, housings, switches, breakers, and sensors. Nearly eliminating flash to promote flow at lower injection pressures, products lend strength to thin walls and have mold temperatures of 80-120-°C....

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Ticona Wins 2013 SPE ACCE Best Paper Award

Florence, Ky., Sulzbach, Germany, Shanghai, PR China,- – Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, today announced its paper on integrative simulation technology for glass fiber reinforced parts will receive a Best Paper Award in September during opening ceremonies of the 13th annual SPE-® Automotive Composites Conference Exhibition (ACCE). David Sheridan, lead author...

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Ticona to Deliver Keynote Speech and 5 Papers at 8th Annual SPE® AutoEPCON in April

Jeffrey H. Helms, Ph.D., global automotive OEM manager- - Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, will deliver a keynote speech on “Navigating Global Regulations Specifications- - Materials Supplier Perspective” at the 8th Annual SPE-® Automotive Engineering Plastics Conference (AutoEPCON) on Tuesday, April 30, in Troy, Mich. Helms will highlight various...

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Ticona to Present Technical Papers at SPE ANTEC 2013

Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, is presenting 10 technical papers and one poster on material innovations during the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Annual Technical Conference (ANTEC 2013) Sunday to Wednesday, April 21 to 24, at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati. Ticona, also an exhibitor at Booth #205, will deliver the papers during the...

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Ticona to Host Free Technology Day on Molded Part Quality and Performance on May 21

Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, is hosting a free Technology Day for molders interested in resolving part quality issues. The seminar will be held from 8 to 5 p.m. on May 21, Tuesday, at its headquarters in Florence, Ky. Developed by RJG Inc., the international leader in injection molding training, technology and resources headquartered in Traverse City, Mich.,...

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Transportation Industry Products

Ticona Receives Aeronautics Prize for First Helicopter Thermoplastic Composite Tailplane

Florence, Ky., Sulzbach, Germany, Shanghai – Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, will again receive a prestigious JEC Innovation Award for the first thermoplastic composite tailplane developed and put into production for a helicopter. It uses a composite prepreg made with Fortron-® polyphenylene sulfide (PPS). Together with Fokker Aerostructures, AgustaWestland...

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Ticona to Join SAE International 'Composites: are They Ready for Prime Time?' Webcast

Duane Emerson, senior development engineer, Automotive OEM Marketing Group – Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, will participate Thursday, March 7, in a technical editorial webcast from the editors at SAE International. The webcast will explore ways in which automakers are unleashing a new wave of lightweight, structurally robust composite materials that they...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Reflective PCT Grades meet requirements for LED lighting.

Thermx-® LED 0201 and 0201S are fiber-filled, super-white polycyclohexylene-dimethylene terephthalate (PCT) compounds formulated to withstand LED requirements for reflector resins with regard to heat and light stability. While Thermx LED 0201 targets cost-effective LED lighting, Thermx LED 0201S serves more demanding applications such as flat panel screens. Initial reflectance and reflectance...

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Fortron Industries Passes Fortron® PPS Production Mark in October as Joint Venture Celebrates 20th Anniversary

230 Million Pounds Produced Florence, Ky., Sulzbach, Germany, Shanghai, PR China - Fortron Industries, a joint venture of Celanese Corporation and Kureha Corporation of Japan, passed the 230 million pound production mark in October, the month that the world's largest producer of linear polyphenylene (PPS) celebrated its 20th anniversary. Since creating Fortron Industries in 1992, Celanese -...

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Ticona Announces Plants Set LFRT Production Records to Support Global Demand for Lightweight Thermoplastics

Florence, Ky., Sulzbach, Germany, Shanghai, PR China- Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, today announced its Long Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastics (LFRT) business set new global production records in the third quarter 2012 that will enable it to support the increasing demand for this metal replacement material in innovative automotive, industrial, electrical and...

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Ticona to Sell DURACON® POM and DURANEX® PBT Through Sept. 1 in Americas and Nov. 15 in Europe

Florence, Ky., Sulzbach, Germany, Shanghai, PR China- Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, today announced it will discontinue the sale of the DURACON-® POM and DURANEX-® PBT brands from Polyplastics Co. Ltd. on September 1, 2012, in the Americas and November 15, 2012, in Europe. Customers that intend to use DURACON POM and DURANEX PBT after these dates are advised...

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