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Stratasys' New Materials - nylon and rubber-like material improves its 3D printing capability. Used for rapid prototyping, strong and light-weight tooling, FDM Nylon 12CF constitutes 35 percent of chopped carbon-fiber by weight. Agilus30 family materials come in Agilus30 and Agilus30 Black variants and used in applications like for soft-touch and living hinges, hoses, seals and gaskets,... Read More
Available as 904-13 GVNH and 204-13 GVNH, Chemlon® Compounds are suitable for under-hood automotive components like engine covers. Yielding smooth surface and 15% less density than conventional counterparts, both products are glass-filled nylon compounds with low halogen content. 904-13 GVNH offers 245 °C heat deflection temperature. Compounds passed vertical burn test at 0.8 mm... Read More
Engineered with blend that includes Nylon 6 and compatible with Infinity™ Rinse-Away water-soluble support material, Nylon for CubeProÂ® enables 3D printing of complex, articulated, and fully assembled end-use parts with strength, durability, and smooth surface finish. Material offers tensile strength of 4,785 psi, elongation at break of 22%, and flexural strength of 8,270 psi. Supplied in... Read More
Suited for automotive and other industrial parts, ChemlonÂ® 109 HBK778 provides notched Izod impact strength of 18 kJ/m2 at -40Â°C and flexural strength of 52 MPa.Â At -10Â°C,Â product still provides nearly as much impact resistance as it exhibits at room temperature. Compound delivers optimized cold-weather performance for injection molded applications, including fasteners, fuel can... Read More
WINONA, MINNESOTA USAÂ – Dale Gregg’s unique pipe grip became a means to avoid injuries caused in the process of moving large hoses and pipes in industries like oil and frac sand mining. Gregg, owner of Handle-Tech Ltd., used innovative compounds from RTP Company and plastic moldings from Gemma Plastic Products to create an independent, removable handle that could lock onto a hose or pipe,... Read More
State-of-the-art production line will be only North American source of key food packaging resins MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J.Â – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Resins and Chemicals announced today that it has broken ground on its new nylon resins production line at its Chesterfield, Va., manufacturing facility. The new production line can produce multiple grades of Honeywell AegisÂ® nylon 6 resins, as well... Read More
By producing smooth finish on external surfaces, VelocityÂ® Series of High-flow Nylon 6 and 66 LFT Composites facilitate injection molding of high glass or carbon fiber content materials. Resin-rich surface free of fibers makes colors appear vibrant, is capable of holding fine embossed details, and virtually eliminates need for any type of secondary finishing operations. Read More
• Builds on ProX™ 500's superior part quality, precision and durability • ProX 500 Plus has expanded range of new materials and offers new faster print speeds and higher resolution • New materials include glass-filled DuraFormÂ® ProX GF, aluminum-filled DuraForm ProX AF+ and DuraForm ProX EF nylon ROCK HILL, S.C. –Â 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) today announced it will preview its... Read More
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A. Schulman to Present Its Innovative Solutions for Mobility, Electrical & Electronics, Sports & Leisure, and Cosmetics Packaging at Fakuma 2014Oct 01, 2014
AKRON, OhioÂ – A. Schulman Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds and resins, will present its broad range of products at the Fakuma plastics processing exhibition on October 14-18, 2014, in Friedrichshafen, Germany. Moreover, A. Schulman will showcase the product portfolios of several of the Company's recent acquisitions: The... Read More
High-Impact Nylon 6 for Industrial Hammer Tips Endures Rugged Metal-Pounding Use While Bypassing Lengthy Post-Molding StepApr 23, 2014
Custom Molder Austmould Uses ChemlonÂ® 280 Nylon 6 from Teknor Apex Asia Pacific to Produce the Tips for Hammers that Must Absorb the Shock of Repeated Blows MOORABBIN, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA - A toughened nylon 6 compound from Teknor Apex Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. has enabled custom molder Austmould Pty Ltd. to injection mold tips for industrial deadblow hammers that withstand rigorous impact testing... Read More
Manufactured in ISO 9001:2008 facility, TECASTÂ® Cast Nylon Stock Shapes and Custom Parts are available in variety of grades, each of which highlights various aspects and combinations of mechanical properties, as well as optimized bearing and wear characteristics. Products include rings up to 90 in. in diameter, rods in diameters up to 20 in., and discs in diameters over 40 in. Typical... Read More
Targeting industrial users, TECASTÂ® Cast Nylon stock shapes and custom parts offer physical and wear properties that enable metal parts replacement. Variety grades are available, each designed to highlight various aspects and combinations of mechanical properties as well as bearing and wear characteristics. Production capabilities cover rings up to 90 in. dia, rod up to 20 in. dia, and discs... Read More
Summary: Intech Corporation released a study this month completed by NASA showing that Power-Core Gravity Cast Nylon 12 doesn't out gas in vacuum environments. This makes Power-core™ components ideally suited for clean room environments. INTECH POWE-CORE Closter NJ – Of all the physical properties required of engineering polymers, vacuum stability does not come up all that often. Yet some... Read More
Nylon Compounds with Recycled Content Enable Processors to Save on Costs and Meet 'Green' RequirementsMar 29, 2013
Teknor Apex Custom-Formulates RecyclonÂ® Nylon with a Wide Range of Recycled ContentÂ PAWTUCKET, RI - Plastics processors now have access to recycled nylon that comes with the quality assurance of Teknor Apex Company, one of the world's leading custom compounders and a specialist in nylon formulations, the company announced today. Teknor Apex can vary the percentage loadings of recycled... Read More
Plastic tubing manufacturer, Freelin-Wade (www.freelin-wade.com) has announced that nylon tubing is now back in stock and orders are shipping fast. Freelin-Wade is extremely excited to announce that their extensive inventory of nylon products has been brought back to "pre-crisis" level and resin availability is much more predictable. They have plenty of resin material and the market has announced... Read More
The sale price of polypropylene resin rose two cents per pound in October. This follows closely on the foot-steps of a rebound caused by the tumbling 27 cents per pound that happened in May and August. In the last two months the price per pound settled to an average per pound of three cents. Market sources report the increase comes from tighter supplies of resin and propylene monomer feedstock... Read More
RTP Company's Very Long Fiber Composite Delivers Increased Durability and Reduced Weight for Robotics GearboxJul 25, 2012
WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA - When AndyMark, Inc. a company that invents and designs components for robotics and mobility applications, recently reviewed its catalog for components that could be improved, an aluminum gearbox kit captured its attention. Co-founder Andy Baker, a trained mechanical engineer, believed the housing could be made with a reinforced plastic, which would mean fewer parts for... Read More
Efficient, easy-to-install, economical and safe for the environment Intersolar North America 2012; Moscone Center, San Francisco July 10-12 SCHOOLCRAFT, Mich. - See why E-CURB SYSTEM PENETRATION SEALS are being chosen by increasing numbers of roofing and solar contractors who recognize their advantages for secure rooftop solar installations. Visit CHEM LINKBooth # 9351, Moscone Center, San... Read More
The trend for pricing for commodity and engineering resins for the first quarter is they are rising. According to an article in Plastics Technology April 2012, this was primarily driven by feedstock cost increases and in some cases resin supply. The following pricing and information was printed in Plastics Technology April 2012 article "Commodity & Engineering Resin Prices Climb Higher", written... Read More
AKRON, Ohio -- A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading global supplier of engineered plastics, masterbatches and specialty powders, will be launching a new series of high-modulus, high-strength nylon compounds under the trade name SchulamidÂ® ( )HM for metal replacement applications at NPE 2012 in Orlando, Florida, April 1-5 in the South Hall, Booth 15000. Visitors will learn how... Read More