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Latest Thermylene P11 Glass-Reinforced Polypropylene Delivers Flexural Modulus of 10,000 MPa
Materials

Latest Thermylene P11 Glass-Reinforced Polypropylene Delivers Flexural Modulus of 10,000 MPa

Thermylene® P11 Glass-Reinforced Polypropylene is available in 30%, 40% and 50% glass loadings. The product is suitable for applications such as door modules, center consoles, load floors, fan shrouds, battery trays and grille shutters. Unit exhibits 40% more improved tensile strength at 80°C and 120°C when compared with conventional glass-filled PP. Offering a tensile strength of 125 MPa and...

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Materials

Long Glass Fiber Reinforced PP increases impact performance.

Positioned to replace metal, long glass, and other engineering resin applications, Thermylene® long glass fiber reinforced polypropylene (PP) delivers balance of stiffness and toughness over range of temperatures. Properties includeÂ- optimized impact resistance, knit line strength, and flow. Suited for automakers, product also offers optimized isotropic mechanical and...

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Adhesives & Sealants

New Resin Technology from Asahi Kasei Plastics at NPE Booth # 34013

FOWLERVILLE, Mich., - Asahi Kasei Plastics will feature new resin technologies at NPE 2012 - The International Plastics Showcase April 1 - 5, 2012 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida USA. In response to changing demands in various industries, Asahi Kasei Plastics is announcing new resin technologies and capabilities resulting in new, improved eco-friendly products," said...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Asahi Kasei Thermylene® Reduces Vehicle & Sunroof Weight and Enables Assembly and Process Innovations

FOWLERVILLE, Mich. - Asahi Kasei Plastics Thermylene® family of short-fiber polypropylene resins enabled a reduction in weight, assembly time and cost of an innovative sunroof module designed and built by Inalfa Roof Systems for the 2010 Cadillac CTS. The 1 square meter part is the automotive industry's first fully integrated sunroof module made entirely from glass fiber reinforced PP and...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Asahi Kasei Plastics Develops Tenac-C(TM) Z-Series

LOW VOC ACETAL THAT IMPROVES VEHICLE AIR QUALITY AND REDUCES WEIGHT FOWLERVILLE, Mich. - Asahi Kasei Plastics developed Tenac-C(TM) Z-Series, a low emission acetal copolymer for the seat-adjuster comfort mat in the lumbar support manufactured by Brose Group to improve interior air quality in the 2011 Jeep® Grand Cherokee. The Z-Series engineered resin exceeded the new VDA 275 performance...

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Adhesives & Sealants

New Thermylene® SWP - Stress Whitening Prevention from Asahi Kasei

FOWLERVILLE, Mich., Aug. 30 - Asahi Kasei Plastics North America Inc., has developed a new polypropylene technology: Thermylene® SWP - (Stress Whitening Prevention), a specialty compounded polypropylene resin that will not show signs of stress whitening over time when subjected to pressure, wear and tear. Haworth®, in Holland, Michigan is using Thermylene SWP, in 10 different colors,...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Polypropylene Resin offers creep resistance at room temperature.

Offering alternative to Long Glass Filled PP, Thermylene® P8 is formulated for optimized interfacial adhesion between matrix and reinforcement and to balance impact and strength. Available in varying glass levels and wide range of colors, Thermylene P8 is suitable for automotive, electronics, furniture, bath and spa, building and construction, and any other plastic applications...

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Latest Thermylene P11 Glass-Reinforced Polypropylene Delivers Flexural Modulus of 10,000 MPa
Materials

Latest Thermylene P11 Glass-Reinforced Polypropylene Delivers Flexural Modulus of 10,000 MPa

Thermylene® P11 Glass-Reinforced Polypropylene is available in 30%, 40% and 50% glass loadings. The product is suitable for applications such as door modules, center consoles, load floors, fan shrouds, battery trays and grille shutters. Unit exhibits 40% more improved tensile strength at 80°C and 120°C when compared with conventional glass-filled PP. Offering a tensile strength of 125 MPa and...

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Asahi Kasei Plastics Names Ramesh Iyer President and Chief Operating Officer

Veteran to Lead Continued Growth of the Company, Former President, John Moyer, to Oversee New North American Materials Group. FOWLERVILLE, Mich., April 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Asahi Kasei Plastics announced that Ramesh Iyer has been named President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), starting April 1st, 2018. As President and COO, Iyer will have responsibility for the Company's facilities in...

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Materials

Long Glass Fiber Reinforced PP increases impact performance.

Positioned to replace metal, long glass, and other engineering resin applications, Thermylene® long glass fiber reinforced polypropylene (PP) delivers balance of stiffness and toughness over range of temperatures. Properties includeÂ- optimized impact resistance, knit line strength, and flow. Suited for automakers, product also offers optimized isotropic mechanical and...

Read More »
Adhesives & Sealants

New Resin Technology from Asahi Kasei Plastics at NPE Booth # 34013

FOWLERVILLE, Mich., - Asahi Kasei Plastics will feature new resin technologies at NPE 2012 - The International Plastics Showcase April 1 - 5, 2012 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida USA. In response to changing demands in various industries, Asahi Kasei Plastics is announcing new resin technologies and capabilities resulting in new, improved eco-friendly products," said...

Read More »
Adhesives & Sealants

Asahi Kasei Thermylene® Reduces Vehicle & Sunroof Weight and Enables Assembly and Process Innovations

FOWLERVILLE, Mich. - Asahi Kasei Plastics Thermylene® family of short-fiber polypropylene resins enabled a reduction in weight, assembly time and cost of an innovative sunroof module designed and built by Inalfa Roof Systems for the 2010 Cadillac CTS. The 1 square meter part is the automotive industry's first fully integrated sunroof module made entirely from glass fiber reinforced PP and...

Read More »
Adhesives & Sealants

Asahi Kasei Plastics Develops Tenac-C(TM) Z-Series

LOW VOC ACETAL THAT IMPROVES VEHICLE AIR QUALITY AND REDUCES WEIGHT FOWLERVILLE, Mich. - Asahi Kasei Plastics developed Tenac-C(TM) Z-Series, a low emission acetal copolymer for the seat-adjuster comfort mat in the lumbar support manufactured by Brose Group to improve interior air quality in the 2011 Jeep® Grand Cherokee. The Z-Series engineered resin exceeded the new VDA 275 performance...

Read More »
Adhesives & Sealants

New Thermylene® SWP - Stress Whitening Prevention from Asahi Kasei

FOWLERVILLE, Mich., Aug. 30 - Asahi Kasei Plastics North America Inc., has developed a new polypropylene technology: Thermylene® SWP - (Stress Whitening Prevention), a specialty compounded polypropylene resin that will not show signs of stress whitening over time when subjected to pressure, wear and tear. Haworth®, in Holland, Michigan is using Thermylene SWP, in 10 different colors,...

Read More »
Adhesives & Sealants

Polypropylene Resin offers creep resistance at room temperature.

Offering alternative to Long Glass Filled PP, Thermylene® P8 is formulated for optimized interfacial adhesion between matrix and reinforcement and to balance impact and strength. Available in varying glass levels and wide range of colors, Thermylene P8 is suitable for automotive, electronics, furniture, bath and spa, building and construction, and any other plastic applications...

Read More »

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