Adhesives

Silicone Gel Adhesives remove without causing skin trauma.

Made for direct skin contact, medical-grade silicone gels are available in various breathable thermal co-polymer films and non-woven materials. Products may be removed, cleaned, and reused, as they wash off with water and regain adhesion when properly dried. Areas of use include neonatal care, wound care, medical device attachment, and hypertrophic scarring reduction.

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Avocent Wins Broadcast Engineering's Pick Hit Award

The Emerge(TM) MPX1000 HD Multipoint Extender wins 'Innovative Product' award at IBC show in Amsterdam HUNTSVILLE, AL - November 15, 2006 - Avocent Corporation (NASDAQ: AVCT), a leader in IT operations and infrastructure management solutions, was recently awarded the Broadcast Engineering 'Pick Hit' Award for Innovative Product" at this year's IBC show in Amsterdam for its new HD multipoint...

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GE's Super High Flow Valox* Resins Help Fill Automotive Industry's Needs for Lighter Parts, Energy Savings, and Increased Part Consolidation
Resins

GE's Super High Flow Valox* Resins Help Fill Automotive Industry's Needs for Lighter Parts, Energy Savings, and Increased Part Consolidation

SOUTHFIELD, MICH. - December 7, 2006 - GE Plastics today announced the launch of Valox* Super High Flow resins, a family of glass- and mineral-filled polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) materials. Valox Super High Flow resins are aimed at helping automakers and tiers achieve thinner, larger parts with greater detail at lower injection pressures without sacrificing performance. The GE materials help...

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Adhesives

Ashland's new PLIODECK® Membrane Adhesive Features Labor-Saving Application

DUBLIN, Ohio - Saving time means saving money on roofing installations, and that's what Ashland's new PLIODECK membrane adhesive brings to roofing contractors. Formally introduced at the International Roofing Exposition by Ashland Specialty Polymers and Adhesives (SP&A), a business group of Ashland Specialty Chemical, a division of Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH), PLIODECK membrane adhesive is a...

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Composite Resin promotes optimal sidewall characteristics.
Resins

Composite Resin promotes optimal sidewall characteristics.

Filled with non-crystalline nanoparticles, NanoTool(TM) stereolithography (SL) resin accelerates processing of parts while minimizing finishing requirements. This ProtoComposite(TM) material has flexural modulus of 10,500 MPa, heat deflection temperature of 260°C, and linear shrinkage under 0.001 in. Able to be used in applications involving metal plating, resin is formulated so that water...

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Adhesives

New PLIOGRIP® by Valvoline Tape for Molding and Emblems Introduced to Auto Repair Market

DUBLIN, Ohio - A new acrylic double-sided tape for moldings and emblems is now available to the automobile repair market from Ashland Specialty Polymers & Adhesives, a business group of Ashland Specialty Chemical, a division of Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH). The new double-sided tape, part of the PLIOGRIP by Valvoline line of auto body repair products, is water clear, and features a solid core. We are...

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Molding Services

GE Plastics' Lexan* HPX Resin Delivers Outstanding Performance to the Intlock ITL-S Disposable Blade in PENTAX's New Airway Scope

PITTSFIELD, MASS. - November 28, 2006 - GE Plastics today announced that its Lexan* HPX resin - a tough, high-tech transparent polycarbonate (PC) widely used in critical healthcare applications - has been selected by PENTAX to mold a specialized Intlock ITL-S disposable blade for the company's new Airway Scope AWS-S100 video laryngoscope. Lexan HPX resin was selected by PENTAX for the material's...

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Adhesives

FDA-Compliant TPV bonds with engineering thermoplastics.

Santoprene(TM) thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) B100 bonds with engineering thermoplastics such as ABS, polycarbonate, polystyrene, acrylic, acrylonitrile styrene acrylate, PET, and polyphenylene oxide/PS blends using cold insert, 2-shot injection or extrusion molding. Dishwasher- and microwave-safe, non-hygroscopic elastomer is compliant with FDA regulations for food/liquid contact and can reduce...

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Adhesives

ExxonMobil Chemical Film Label Innovation on Show at LabelExpo Americas

LabelExpo Americas 2006 Stand 5603 MACEDON, N.Y--Aug. 4, 2006--The Films Business of ExxonMobil Chemical will feature innovative applications from around the world to demonstrate the versatility of its Label-Lyte(TM) labelling films at LabelExpo Americas 2006, Chicago, September 11-14. ExxonMobil Chemical's newest oriented polypropylene (OPP) films and labelling technology for pressure sensitive...

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Packaging Materials

Eastman Introduces the Next Generation of PET

New ParaStar resins offer significant performance, economic and environmental benefits to beverage brand owners and converters Chicago, Ill. (October 30, 2006)- Eastman Chemical Company, the world's largest producer of PET for packaging, introduces the next generation of PET resins. Named ParaStar, these innovative resins offer enhanced bottle clarity, product purity, production and supply chain...

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