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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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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
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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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UV-Detectable Acetal Copolymer targets medical device manufacturers.
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UV-Detectable Acetal Copolymer targets medical device manufacturers.

Hostaform MT-® 8U05 is UV-detectable acetal copolymer contains additive that allows inspection of components with UV light, which can help improve quality control in production of complex medical devices. Sterilizable, biocompatible grade offers resistance to chemicalsand corrosion and is also resistant to slip and friction. It complies with requirements of U.S. FDA and of European Union...

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Ticona Introduces New Celstran® PP LFRT with Superior Properties for Automotive Interior Applications
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Ticona Introduces New Celstran® PP LFRT with Superior Properties for Automotive Interior Applications

Florence, Ky., Kelsterbach, Germany, Sept. 9, 2009 - Ticona Engineering Polymers today announced the availability of new grades of Celstran-®+ PP long fiber reinforced thermoplastics (LFRT) designed to outperform SMA resins and PC/ABS blends that are commonly used by North American OEMs to mold automotive instrument panels, air duct panels and reinforcement components. Ticona is showcasing its...

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

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

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 - a...

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Ticona Offers Detectable Plastics for The Food Industry
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Ticona Offers Detectable Plastics for The Food Industry

Consumer safety Kelsterbach/Germany, Florence/Kentucky, September 21, 2009 - Three new plastic grades have been added to Ticona's product range. Hostaform® C 9021 MD, Vectra® E550i MD and GUR® 4150 MD for use in the food industry all have one thing in common: these metal detectable (MD) plastics can be specifically modified for recognition by conventional contamination inspection systems. To...

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