Adhesives

Dow Features 100% PE Recyclable Stand Up Pouch at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2013

-®TM Trademark of The Dow Chemical Company ( Dow") or an affiliated company of Dow Dow Features 100% PE Recyclable Stand Up Pouch at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2013 Award-winning design to be on display at the Dow sponsored The Showcase of Packaging Innovations® MIDLAND, Mich. – Dow is proud to once again serve as title sponsor of this year's The Showcase of Packaging Innovations® at PACK EXPO...

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Resins

TOPAS Advanced Polymers to Showcase Extensive Portfolio of Cyclic Olefin Copolymers at K 2013

FLORENCE, Ky. – TOPAS Advanced Polymers will showcase its broad line of cyclic olefin copolymers (COCs) at K 2013, the 19th International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber Worldwide, which runs Oct. 16-23, in Düsseldorf, Germany. The company will discuss its latest materials and newest applications in Booth 7A05, which will be shared with its parent company, Polyplastics (Tokyo). TOPAS’...

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Conversion to Lightweight PET Delivers Unique Style and Easy Handling for McCormick Distilling's Eco Friendly 360 Vodka
Bottles

Conversion to Lightweight PET Delivers Unique Style and Easy Handling for McCormick Distilling's Eco Friendly 360 Vodka

Custom 1.75L Bottle from Amcor Is Industry's First PET Container to Use Swing Top Closure MANCHESTER, Mich. – McCormick Distilling Co. Inc., a Weston, Mo. based manufacturer and distributor of premium spirits, has converted its Eco Friendly 360 Vodka 1.75L line from glass to lightweight polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles from Amcor Rigid Plastics, the world's leading producer of rigid...

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Adhesives

Pressure Sensitive Adhesives withstand harsh environments.

Suitable for demanding applications requiring resistance to harsh environments, PSA-5 and PSA-6 are specifically made for resistance to petroleum-based oils, organic solvents, and humidity. Both aggressive, tackified, acrylic adhesives demonstrate optimal adhesion to low-surface energy substrates such as polyolefins, while PSA-6 is particularly strong on most powder-coated substances.

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Resins

Film Grade Resin is engineered to be compostable.

Intended for worldwide use in compostable bag and film markets, Mvera™ B5010 is- certified by Vinçotte to meet EN13432 standard. This compostable film grade resin, developed to meet international industrial standards for compostability, produces film that exhibits seal strength and printability suited for compostable shopping bags and food waste compost bags. Degree of allowed down gauging...

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Solvay Demonstrates Use of Overflow Tabs to Improve Weld Line Strength of Reinforced Plastic Parts
Resins

Solvay Demonstrates Use of Overflow Tabs to Improve Weld Line Strength of Reinforced Plastic Parts

Flexural Strength Increases More than 50% in Structural Components Made of KetaSpire® PEEK and AvaSpire® PAEK Resins ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Solvay Specialty Polymers has conducted an extensive study that supports the use of overflow tabs as a method to improve weld line strength of injection molded structural components. The technical study, which examined structural parts made of Solvay’s...

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Thermal Interface Materials

Electrolube's Thermal Products for LEDs a Resounding Success at Productronica India

Electrolube, the leading manufacturer of high performance electro-chemicals for the electronics, automotive and industrial manufacturing industries, has reported an overwhelming response from visitors at Productronica India to the company's new thermal management products for LED production. The specialist chemicals manufacturer returned from the show with an impressive enquiry list from new...

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Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies Simrit on Board with Bombardier CSeries Aircraft's First Flight
Sealants

Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies Simrit on Board with Bombardier CSeries Aircraft's First Flight

PLYMOUTH, Mich. – Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies Simrit (Freudenberg-NOK) is proud to have been on board the Bombardier* CSeries* aircraft yesterday as it completed its first flight. Freudenberg-NOK, a leading global sealing supplier to the aerospace industry, supplied various sealing components to the aircraft’s airframe and engine system. “From the airframe to the engine propulsion...

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Adhesive Tapes

Foam Tapes seal outdoor lighting and cabinets.

Combining lightness of foam with sealing ability of sponge rubber, Pres-On S-600 and S-800 seal and protect outdoor electronics cabinets, HVAC units, and HID lighting enclosures from rain, fine particles, and extreme climates. Both resist UV light, ozone, and corrosion, and are UL recognized for flame retardance and gasketing. Available in several thicknesses and lengths up to 60 ft, medium...

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Miscellaneous Compounds

Teknor Apex Expands Range of Polyamide Compounds Available in Europe and Will Now Brand All of Them as Chemlon® Products

Polyamide Offerings Now Include UK-Developed Compounds Previously Named Beetle-®; Compounds Developed in the US; and New Recyclon® Recycled Polyamide  OLDBURY, UK – Teknor Apex Company will rebrand its entire range of polyamide compounds under the Chemlon® name and has expanded its product portfolio in Europe by adding dozens of proven polyamide formulations originally developed by...

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