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Fast Track to Success with Eco-Friendly Connectors
Construction Equipment and Supplies

Fast Track to Success with Eco-Friendly Connectors

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-® XFR-®...

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Celstran PP: Well Balanced Processing and Property Profile for Automotive Interiors
Transportation Industry Products

Celstran PP: Well Balanced Processing and Property Profile for Automotive Interiors

Kelsterbach/Germany, Florence/Kentucky, September 15, 2009 - Throughout the world, automotive manufacturers and their suppliers (OEM) are increasingly switching to Celstran (LFT) long-fiber-reinforced thermoplastics with a PP matrix for the production of components in the passenger compartment. The reason for this lies in the specially tailored processing and property profile of these materials,...

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Blow-Molded Charge Air Pipe Made of Fortron® PPS from Ticona Engineering Polymers Captures Top Honors
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Blow-Molded Charge Air Pipe Made of Fortron® PPS from Ticona Engineering Polymers Captures Top Honors

SPE European AutomotiveAward 2009 and Grand Award Florence, Ky., Kelsterbach, Germany, July 21, 2009 - A blow-molded charge air pipe made of Fortron-® polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) from Ticona Engineering Polymers was awarded 1st place in the Powertrain category and a Grand Award in the collective Parts & Components category at the 12th Automotive Division Award of the Society of Plastics...

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Materials

Long Glass Fiber POM suits structural applications.

Featuring inherent lubricity as well as resistance to impacts, fuel, and chemicals, Hostaform-® long glass fiber acetal copolymer (POM) helps designers and engineers enhance performance of composite parts. Stiffness properties, as well as resistance to creep, wear, and elevated temperatures, are optimized for structural applications such as automotive, appliances, and high loading gears.

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Materials

UV Stabilized TPE is SAE J1960 compliant.

With no objectionable color change or blooming, Riteflex-® UV655M TPC-ET thermoplastic polyester elastomer for monofilaments, multi-filaments, and nonwovens is suited for office furniture, auto interior, and outdoor products. It provides in excess of 85% property retention for color and elongation at UV exposures of as much as 2,000 kJ/m-². Features include hydrolysis resistance, thermal...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Ticona to Showcase Innovative Polymer Resins for Use in Fiber, Nonwoven and Film Products at Booth #1845

Atlanta, March 19, 2008 - Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, is showcasing the latest innovations in polymer resins for use in fiber, nonwoven and film products at Techtextil North America 2008 at the Cobb Galleria Centre here from April 1 to 3. These diverse products and comprehensive technical services are developed by Ticona for customers in a variety of...

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Materials

Ticona Engineering Polymers Improve New Electronic Accelerator Pedal

Celstran® LFRT, Hostaform® POM and Celanex® PBT Used in Five Key Components Florence, Ky., Nov. 7, 2007 - Three Ticona engineering polymers, Celstran® LFRT, Hostaform® POM (acetal copolymer) and Celanex® PBT, help an electronic accelerator pedal produced by Hella to increase safety and comfort and reduce energy consumption and CO2 emission in the MINI COOPER and other vehicles. In today's...

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Materials

Thermoplastic Composites withstand high stress levels.

Manufactured in continuous process, Celstran-® Thermoplastic Composites feature unidirectional orientation of reinforcement fibers with full impregnation. Pre-preg tapes are available in 4, 6, 8, and 10 in. wide sizes. By using various thermoplastic matrix materials such as PP, POM, TPU, PPS, and PBT, and embedding fibers such as glass, carbon, aramid, or stainless steel along with additives,...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Waste Incinerator Dust Filter Using Fortron® PPS Staple Fiber Gives Exceptional Longevity

Florence, Ky., September 4, 2007 - The fabric filter bags that comprise the heart of a flue-gas dust separator in a German waste incinerator have shown remarkable longevity. Most of the bags, which use a needlefelt fabric made of Fortron® polyphenylene sulfide (PPS), are still in use after 110 months even though their service life was warranted for 36 months. Fortron PPS is made by Fortron...

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Materials

Hella Chooses Vectra® LCP for Key Element in New Auto Climate Sensors

Sensor Expo, Rosemont, Ill., June 12, 2007 - Hella, a major automotive supplier based in Lippstadt, Germany, has adopted Vectra® liquid crystal polymer (LCP) from Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, for the core mechanical component in its new generation of sunlight and ambient light sensors for auto air conditioning systems. This element is made using...

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