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Construction Mats are made from fiber reinforced polymer.
Miscellaneous Pads

Construction Mats are made from fiber reinforced polymer.

FRP Pads and Mats offer corrosion resistant foundations and support surfaces that minimize amount of soil preparation required prior to starting development work. Providing portable access for heavy traffic or equipment to environmentally sensitive or challenging areas, lightweight, molded, and non-slip pads can be used as temporary roadways, helicopter landing pads, outrigger pads, trench...

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Composites

Meldin® 7000 Isostatically Molded Polyimide Materials

Bristol, RI May, 2008 The Polymer Products Business of Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics has developed the Meldin® 7000 series thermoset polyimide materials for highly demanding temperature and PV applications such as thrust washers, sealing rings, and bearings. While the Meldin® 7001 and Meldin® 7021 grades have been available as isostatically molded shapes for a few years,...

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Composites

SABIC Innovative Plastics Begins Producing Long Glass Fiber-Reinforced Composites in Korea to Better Serve Asian Customers

CHUNG-JU, Korea - Feb. 26, 2008 - To provide enhanced service and support for customers in Korea and Asia - the fastest-growing market in the world - SABIC Innovative Plastics today announced the opening of a major production line at its Chung-Ju, Korea facility. The new line will produce LNP* Verton* long glass fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites, which are widely used across the...

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Composites

Smith & Nephew Wins OXINIUM(TM) Approval in Japan

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 3 - Smith & Nephew, Inc.'s (NYSE:SNN) Orthopaedic Reconstruction business today announced Japanese regulatory approval of its award winning OXINIUM(TM) oxidized zirconium technology. Smith & Nephew is the only orthopaedic company to offer such a revolutionary and award winning joint replacement material. OXINIUM is a proprietary transformed metal alloy with a ceramic bearing...

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Pin Fin Coolers suit hybrid vehicle IGBT applications.
Substrates

Pin Fin Coolers suit hybrid vehicle IGBT applications.

Coolers with AlSiC (Aluminum Silicon Carbide) metal matrix composite pin fin substrates are designed for liquid-cooled, high-power module systems used in hybrid electric vehicle applications. They provide isotropic thermal expansion (8 ppm/°C) compatible with thermal expansion of IGBT die and ceramic dielectric substrates to reduce mechanically induced stresses during thermal cycling....

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Resins

DSM Somos® Announces Record Sales Year, Credits Extensive New Product Introductions

DSM Somos® Announces Record Sales Year, Credits Extensive New Product Introductions DSM Somos, a world leader in the development of innovative, high-performance stereolithography (SL) materials, announced that 2007 was a record year in sales for the company, crediting the result to wide market acceptance of their extensive list of new products introduced from late 2006 through 2007. Among the...

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Composites

Jer Thermoplastic Biocomposites Now Used in Game Pieces Manufactured by Rolco Inc.

Vancouver, B.C., January 28, 2008 - JER Envirotech International Corp. (TSX Venture: JER; Frankfurt Stock Exchange: KFTB) is pleased to announce that specialty game piece manufacturer Rolco Inc. of Kasota, Minnesota, has recently launched a new line of board game pieces composed of JERtech(TM) thermoplastic biocomposite compounds - environmentally friendly materials that can contain up to 50%...

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Powders

American Elements Announces Novel Surface Functionalized Nanoparticle Production Method

American Elements announced today the development of a novel new process for the large scale production of surface functionalized nanoparticles, such as Dodecanethiol Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles, allowing for their use in a greater number of commercial applications. Surface functionalized nanomaterials have controlled surface chemistries which enhance the adhesion or the dispersion...

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Polymer Additives

NaturalNano Launches Development of Extended Release Applications

ROCHESTER, NY | Posted on November 6th, 2007 NaturalNano, Inc. (OTCBB: NNAN) (FWB: N3N) (www.naturalnano.com), a developer of advanced nanomaterials and additive technologies, today announced the Company is advancing to the next stage in its commercialization strategy, developing extended release applications for its family of Pleximer(TM) products. Recently, NaturalNano announced the...

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Polymer Additives

NaturalNano Ramps up Worldwide Exploration of Additional Halloysite Nanotube (HNT(TM)) Deposits

ROCHESTER, NY | Posted on November 19th, 2007 NaturalNano, Inc. (OTCBB: NNAN) (FWB: N3N), a developer of advanced nanomaterials and additive technologies, today announced it is ramping up current efforts aimed at developing additional domestic and international sources of halloysite nanotubes (HNT(TM)), the key component in the Company's newly launched additive for manufacturing stronger, lighter...

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