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Vectra® LCP Gives Auto Sensor Housing from Spectrum Plastics Needed Precision, Dimensional Stability

Sensor Expo, Rosemont, Ill., June 12, 2007 - Vectra® liquid crystal polymer (LCP) from Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, gives Spectrum Plastics the precision molding and high dimensional stability it needs when molding the open-cavity package for a car-safety-system stability sensor. Spectrum Plastics, a business of Barnes Group Inc., produces multiple versions...

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Hella Turns to Vectra® LCP for Auto Distance Sensor Cover
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Hella Turns to Vectra® LCP for Auto Distance Sensor Cover

Sensor Expo, Rosemont, Ill., June 12, 2007 - When Hella, a major automotive supplier based in Lippstadt, Germany, developed a new lane-change assistance system to help prevent dangerous traffic situations, it adopted Vectra® liquid crystal polymer (LCP) for the cover plate protecting the sensitive distance sensors at the heart of the system to ensure they function reliability. The LCP, which is...

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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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Ticona Extends Thermal Capability of its LCP by Adding More Grades for Lead-Free Soldering

Vectra® S135 Liquid Crystal Polymer Withstands Temperatures to 335°C, Fills Walls Down to 0.2 mm Florence, Ky.; Kelsterbach, Germany, January 24, 2007 - Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, has introduced a new grade of Vectra® liquid crystal polymer (LCP) that extends the operating temperature and flowability of its LCP resins for use in demanding connector and...

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

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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