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SABIC Innovative Plastics' New Anti-Static and Low-Gloss/No-Paint Solutions Add Stylish High Quality to Automotive Interiors

MANNHEIM, Germany - SABIC Innovative Plastics launched here today at the VDI conference (booth #74) two new specialty materials that make creating and maintaining high-quality, attractive automotive interiors much easier. The first new product is a Cycolac* acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene/polycarbonate (ABS/PC) resin for elegant, low-gloss parts that eliminates the costs, wear problems and...

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Case Sealer offers green alternative to traditional units.
Sealing Equipment

Case Sealer offers green alternative to traditional units.

With energy-efficient adhesive system and drive motor, Model 436G provides non-stop case sealing at 10-75 cases/minute. Pacer belt infeed automatically spaces cases for precision sealing, while rotary tucker, contoured flap folders, and flap alignment bar ensure square cases. Flexible rollers compress case flaps securely after adhesive application, yet accommodate case height variations, for...

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Resins

New Research by SABIC Innovative Plastics Underscores Importance of Lexan* PC Auto Glazing for Extended EV Range and Reduced Emissions

MANNHEIM, Germany - Here at the VDI conference - Booth #74 - SABIC Innovative Plastics has announced compelling new findings on the benefits of Lexan* polycarbonate (PC) glazing. Lexan PC automotive glazing has already established itself as a weight reducing technology that can result in lower fuel consumption and lower carbon dioxide emissions. Now, advanced computer analyses of the thermal...

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Resins

SABIC Innovative Plastics Teams with IAV GmbH to Develop EV & Hybrid Vehicle Powertrain Solutions with Advanced Lightweight Thermoplastics

MANNHEIM, Germany - Here at the VDI conference - Booth #74 - SABIC Innovative Plastics today announced its collaboration with IAV GmbH, a world leader in advanced vehicle and powertrain systems, to develop advanced thermoplastic solutions that can replace metal in electric vehicle (EV) and hybrid powertrain components. Specifically, the two companies are targeting new ways to optimize vehicle...

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Low Thermal Expansion Epoxy passes NASA low outgassing tests.
Epoxies

Low Thermal Expansion Epoxy passes NASA low outgassing tests.

Formulated with blend of polymeric and inorganic materials, 100% reactive EP30LTE-LO is used for bonding, sealing, casting, and coating applications. This 2-component epoxy exhibits dimensional stability and is serviceable over -60 to +250°F range. CTE is 12x10-6 in./in./°C, and shrinkage rate is less than 0.0002 in./in. Producing bonds with tensile strength over 5,000 psi,...

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Resins

Amorphous TPI Resin withstands prolonged extreme temperatures.

Providing dimensional stability for thin-wall molding, Extem UH 1019 achieves continuous use temperature rating of 260°C according to UL 746B. Resin uses high-yield injection molding and extrusion processes and can be recycled. Inherently flame retardant without use of halogenated additives, Extem UH 1019 is suited for wire and cable insulation, high performance connectors, semicon plasma...

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Power Adhesives Introduces Hot Melt Adhesive for Faster, Easier and More Efficient Bonding of Precast Concrete Forms
Adhesives

Power Adhesives Introduces Hot Melt Adhesive for Faster, Easier and More Efficient Bonding of Precast Concrete Forms

CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- A hot melt adhesive system that's perfect for bonding reveal, chamfer, form liners, weld plates and structural and other architectural elements in all types of pre-cast concrete form is now available from Power Adhesives. Easier, faster and more cost-efficient than any other adhesive type system in the industry, the new Power Adhesive hot melt system consists of a line of...

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Wood Repair Kit helps manufacturers minimize waste.
Repair Kits

Wood Repair Kit helps manufacturers minimize waste.

With KNOT-TEC(TM) Wood Repair Starter Kit, manufacturers have tools needed to begin repairing knots and filling in wooden surfaces. Components are non-flammable, use no harsh solvents, and can be safely used on windows, doors, furniture, wood floors, and cabinets. Supplied in black molded toolbox, kit includes hot melt adhesive glue gun, Mouseplane® for flush trimming of glue lines and...

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Ceramic Adhesive bonds and coats platinum resistance heaters.
Adhesives

Ceramic Adhesive bonds and coats platinum resistance heaters.

Rated for operating temperatures to 3,000°F, Ceramabond(TM) 569 bonds and coats heaters to aluminum oxide cores. Single-part, ceramic-filled paste bonds to ceramic, metal, and quartz substrates. Product exhibits dielectric strength of 200 V/mil, volume resistivity of 109 W-cm, 4.2 in./in./°F coefficient of thermal expansion, and torque strength of 6.0 lb-ft. Applied using brush,...

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Resins

EnviroGuard(TM): Cray Valley's New Bio-Sourced Range

The range of EnviroGuardTM bio-sourced resins is targeted at almost all composite industry processes, and was launched by Cray Valley for supply to the European Market during the JEC Show in Paris, last week. The environmental aspect is becoming more of an important issue for consumers. A recent study of a sample of US architects confirms the need of plant-based resins. Indeed, their clients...

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