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Advanced Sensor Technologies Chooses Solvay's Ryton® PPS for Chemical- and Heat-Resistant Sensor Housings Used in Demanding Industrial Processing
Materials

Advanced Sensor Technologies Chooses Solvay's Ryton® PPS for Chemical- and Heat-Resistant Sensor Housings Used in Demanding Industrial Processing

Alpharetta, Ga., February 6, 2018 - Solvay, a leading global supplier of high-performance polymers, announced today that Advanced Sensor Technologies Inc. (ASTi) selected Ryton® polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) to mold protective housings for two industrial-grade sensors. The sensors, designed to evaluate either pH or oxidation-reduction potential (ORP) in industrial processes, are encased in...

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Polyester Compound suits LED TV applications.
Adhesives & Sealants

Polyester Compound suits LED TV applications.

Developed specifically for LED electronic packaging applications that utilize surface mount technology, Lavanta® 5115 WH 224 consists ofÂ- 15% glass fiber-reinforced polycyclohexylene terephthalate compound, which can be molded at 257°F and still maintains 100% crystallinity. Product has high reflectivity of greater than 95% with optimal whiteness retention, even after thermal...

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Materials

Solvay's Extensive Portfolio of Advanced Polymers Meets Growing Demand from Instrumentation to Implants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Solvay Specialty Polymers – a leading global supplier of high-performance thermoplastics offered for use in a range of markets including implantable and non-implantable medical devices – will showcase its broad portfolio of advanced materials for the healthcare sector at the North American Spine Society's (NASS) annual meeting Nov. 12-15 in San Francisco. For...

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Innovative Thermoplastic Thrust Washer Developed by Solvay and Freudenberg-NOK is SPE Finalist
Adhesives & Sealants

Innovative Thermoplastic Thrust Washer Developed by Solvay and Freudenberg-NOK is SPE Finalist

Torlon® PAI Delivers Outstanding Friction and Wear Performance in Metal Replacement Powertrain Application for GM ALPHARETTA, Ga. — A breakthrough powertrain component co-developed by Solvay Specialty Polymers and Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (Freudenberg-NOK) earned finalist honors Nov. 12 at the 2014 Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Automotive Innovation Awards Competition in...

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Thompson MIS is FDA Cleared for Spinal Implants Made of Solvay's Zeniva® PEEK
Adhesives & Sealants

Thompson MIS is FDA Cleared for Spinal Implants Made of Solvay's Zeniva® PEEK

Versatile Thermoplastic Biomaterial Brings Exceptional Performance in Spinal Fusion Application ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Thompson MIS, Salem, N.H., a leading supplier of minimally invasive spinal implants and delivery systems, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food Drug Administration (FDA) for its MIS TLIF spacer made of Zeniva® polyetheretherketone (PEEK) resin from Solvay Specialty...

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Solvay to Make Strong Case for Metal-to-Plastic Conversion at SPE Medical Plastics Minitec
Material Handling & Storage

Solvay to Make Strong Case for Metal-to-Plastic Conversion at SPE Medical Plastics Minitec

Hip Retractor Case Study is Latest Example Showcasing the BenefitsÂ- of High-Performance Polymers over Metals in Medical Devices ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Solvay Specialty Polymers – a leading global supplier of high-performance thermoplastics offered for use in a range of markets including implantable and non-implantable medical devices – will deliver a broad-ranging technical presentation on...

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Materials

Glass-Filled PAEK offers alternative to PEEK products.

Available in pellet form in light beige and black, 30% glass-reinforced AvaSpire® AV-652 features nominal melt viscosity of 0.49 kPa-s and is designed for processing by injection molding. Material resists variety of chemicals including acids, bases, and most organic solvents. Hydrolytic stability allows prolonged use in hot water and steam environments. In addition, material resists...

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Germany's Aventics Uses Solvay's Kalix® High-Performance Polyamide for New Pneumatic Valve System
Adhesives & Sealants

Germany's Aventics Uses Solvay's Kalix® High-Performance Polyamide for New Pneumatic Valve System

Kalix® 9000 HPPA Delivers Unique Combination of Strength, High Flow,and Exceptional Surface Finish for Aventics AV Pneumatic Valve System FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany – Germany’s Aventics, a leading manufacturer of pneumatic components and systems which was created out of the former pneumatics business unit at Bosch Rexroth, uses Kalix® 9000 high-performance polyamide (HPPA) resin...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Solvay Specialty Polymers' KetaSpire® PEEK Products are Qualified at COMAC

Chinese Manufacturer Qualifies High-PerformanceÂ- Polymers for Next-Generation Aircraft SEATTLE, Wash. – Five of Solvay Specialty Polymers' KetaSpire® polyetheretherketone (PEEK) grades have earned qualification at the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC), a leading Chinese aircraft manufacturer, for use on its next-generation aircraft. These five materials are the...

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China's Medshine Uses Solvay's Radel® PPSU and AvaSpire® PAEK in Locally-Produced Medical Sterilization Case
Electronic Components & Devices

China's Medshine Uses Solvay's Radel® PPSU and AvaSpire® PAEK in Locally-Produced Medical Sterilization Case

High-Performance Thermoplastics Provides Strength, Transparency,Â- Chemical Resistance, and Exceptional Sterilizability BOLLATE, Italy – Medshine Medical Devices Co., Ltd., a leading Chinese medical device manufacturer based in Qingdao, has introduced one of the first locally-produced surgical sterilization cases made of high-performance thermoplastics from Solvay Specialty Polymers. The...

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Advanced Sensor Technologies Chooses Solvay's Ryton® PPS for Chemical- and Heat-Resistant Sensor Housings Used in Demanding Industrial Processing
Materials

Advanced Sensor Technologies Chooses Solvay's Ryton® PPS for Chemical- and Heat-Resistant Sensor Housings Used in Demanding Industrial Processing

Alpharetta, Ga., February 6, 2018 - Solvay, a leading global supplier of high-performance polymers, announced today that Advanced Sensor Technologies Inc. (ASTi) selected Ryton® polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) to mold protective housings for two industrial-grade sensors. The sensors, designed to evaluate either pH or oxidation-reduction potential (ORP) in industrial processes, are encased in...

Read More »
Polyester Compound suits LED TV applications.
Adhesives & Sealants

Polyester Compound suits LED TV applications.

Developed specifically for LED electronic packaging applications that utilize surface mount technology, Lavanta® 5115 WH 224 consists ofÂ- 15% glass fiber-reinforced polycyclohexylene terephthalate compound, which can be molded at 257°F and still maintains 100% crystallinity. Product has high reflectivity of greater than 95% with optimal whiteness retention, even after thermal...

Read More »
Materials

Solvay's Extensive Portfolio of Advanced Polymers Meets Growing Demand from Instrumentation to Implants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Solvay Specialty Polymers – a leading global supplier of high-performance thermoplastics offered for use in a range of markets including implantable and non-implantable medical devices – will showcase its broad portfolio of advanced materials for the healthcare sector at the North American Spine Society's (NASS) annual meeting Nov. 12-15 in San Francisco. For...

Read More »
Innovative Thermoplastic Thrust Washer Developed by Solvay and Freudenberg-NOK is SPE Finalist
Adhesives & Sealants

Innovative Thermoplastic Thrust Washer Developed by Solvay and Freudenberg-NOK is SPE Finalist

Torlon® PAI Delivers Outstanding Friction and Wear Performance in Metal Replacement Powertrain Application for GM ALPHARETTA, Ga. — A breakthrough powertrain component co-developed by Solvay Specialty Polymers and Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (Freudenberg-NOK) earned finalist honors Nov. 12 at the 2014 Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Automotive Innovation Awards Competition in...

Read More »
Thompson MIS is FDA Cleared for Spinal Implants Made of Solvay's Zeniva® PEEK
Adhesives & Sealants

Thompson MIS is FDA Cleared for Spinal Implants Made of Solvay's Zeniva® PEEK

Versatile Thermoplastic Biomaterial Brings Exceptional Performance in Spinal Fusion Application ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Thompson MIS, Salem, N.H., a leading supplier of minimally invasive spinal implants and delivery systems, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food Drug Administration (FDA) for its MIS TLIF spacer made of Zeniva® polyetheretherketone (PEEK) resin from Solvay Specialty...

Read More »
Solvay to Make Strong Case for Metal-to-Plastic Conversion at SPE Medical Plastics Minitec
Material Handling & Storage

Solvay to Make Strong Case for Metal-to-Plastic Conversion at SPE Medical Plastics Minitec

Hip Retractor Case Study is Latest Example Showcasing the BenefitsÂ- of High-Performance Polymers over Metals in Medical Devices ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Solvay Specialty Polymers – a leading global supplier of high-performance thermoplastics offered for use in a range of markets including implantable and non-implantable medical devices – will deliver a broad-ranging technical presentation on...

Read More »
Materials

Glass-Filled PAEK offers alternative to PEEK products.

Available in pellet form in light beige and black, 30% glass-reinforced AvaSpire® AV-652 features nominal melt viscosity of 0.49 kPa-s and is designed for processing by injection molding. Material resists variety of chemicals including acids, bases, and most organic solvents. Hydrolytic stability allows prolonged use in hot water and steam environments. In addition, material resists...

Read More »
Germany's Aventics Uses Solvay's Kalix® High-Performance Polyamide for New Pneumatic Valve System
Adhesives & Sealants

Germany's Aventics Uses Solvay's Kalix® High-Performance Polyamide for New Pneumatic Valve System

Kalix® 9000 HPPA Delivers Unique Combination of Strength, High Flow,and Exceptional Surface Finish for Aventics AV Pneumatic Valve System FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany – Germany’s Aventics, a leading manufacturer of pneumatic components and systems which was created out of the former pneumatics business unit at Bosch Rexroth, uses Kalix® 9000 high-performance polyamide (HPPA) resin...

Read More »
Adhesives & Sealants

Solvay Specialty Polymers' KetaSpire® PEEK Products are Qualified at COMAC

Chinese Manufacturer Qualifies High-PerformanceÂ- Polymers for Next-Generation Aircraft SEATTLE, Wash. – Five of Solvay Specialty Polymers' KetaSpire® polyetheretherketone (PEEK) grades have earned qualification at the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC), a leading Chinese aircraft manufacturer, for use on its next-generation aircraft. These five materials are the...

Read More »
China's Medshine Uses Solvay's Radel® PPSU and AvaSpire® PAEK in Locally-Produced Medical Sterilization Case
Electronic Components & Devices

China's Medshine Uses Solvay's Radel® PPSU and AvaSpire® PAEK in Locally-Produced Medical Sterilization Case

High-Performance Thermoplastics Provides Strength, Transparency,Â- Chemical Resistance, and Exceptional Sterilizability BOLLATE, Italy – Medshine Medical Devices Co., Ltd., a leading Chinese medical device manufacturer based in Qingdao, has introduced one of the first locally-produced surgical sterilization cases made of high-performance thermoplastics from Solvay Specialty Polymers. The...

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