Composites

New Medical Elastomers for Wire and Cable Outperform TPVS in Multiple Autoclave Cycles and Exhibit Better Processability
Composites

New Medical Elastomers for Wire and Cable Outperform TPVS in Multiple Autoclave Cycles and Exhibit Better Processability

Because of the Superior Properties of a New Styrenic TPE Series in the Medalist® Range from Teknor Apex, Minnesota Wire Is Using the Compounds Commercially to Replace TPVs ST. PAUL, MN, U.S.A. — Minnesota Wire, a specialist in the custom design and production of cable assemblies for medical devices, has replaced the thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) elastomers that are standard in such...

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Composites

Nanocomposite delivers extreme fracture toughness.

Toughened with carbon nanotubes, Arovex® HT features Kentera™ technology, which acts as bridge between carbon nanomaterials and resin matrix. Kentera effectively disperses nanomaterials, allowing their mechanical property advantages to transfer loads from resin matrix to fibers, resulting in stronger products. Prepreg optimizes durability of carbon fiber products found in sporting goods,...

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Fiber-Reinforced Fortron® PPS Helps FIBRE Develop Cost-Effective Process for Aerospace Window Frame

Engineered Materials Reduce Cycle Times and Increase Productivity Sulzbach, Germany, Florence, Ky., Shanghai, PR China – The Faserinstitut Bremen e.V. (FIBRE) has developed a cost-effective and efficient process to manufacture lightweight aerospace components that use a continuous fiber-reinforced structural inlay based on Fortron® polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) from Celanese Corporation...

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Stratasys 3D Printing Helps Hyphen Project Everything Better, Including Human Veins
Composites

Stratasys 3D Printing Helps Hyphen Project Everything Better, Including Human Veins

MINNEAPOLIS and REHOVOT, Israel –Â- Stratasys FDM and PolyJet 3D printing used to test and perfect commercial digital projectors plus devices that project human veins Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS), a manufacturer of 3D printers and materials for personal use, prototyping, and production, today announced that Hyphen, the in-house rapid prototyping center of Christie Digital Systems, is...

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Celanese Receives 2013 Oil & Gas Award for Celstran® CFR-TP Based Composite Pressure Pipe
Adhesive Tapes

Celanese Receives 2013 Oil & Gas Award for Celstran® CFR-TP Based Composite Pressure Pipe

West Coast Manufacturer of the Year Florence, Ky., Sulzbach, Germany, Shanghai, PR China – Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty materials company, was named the Oil & Gas Awards 2013 West Coast Manufacturer of the Year for a new composite pressure pipe that features Celstran® CFR-TP. As one of 48 West Coast finalists, Celanese was chosen by the 2013 Oil & Gas...

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Stratasys Introduces Digital Abs2 High-Rigidity Material for Its Polyjet 3D Printers
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Stratasys Introduces Digital Abs2 High-Rigidity Material for Its Polyjet 3D Printers

More stable material is ideal for small appliance, electronics and injection mold applications. Minneapolis, Minn; Rehovot, Israel – Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSYS), a manufacturer of 3D printers and materials for personal use, prototyping, and production, today debuted the second generation of its Digital ABS material, named Digital ABS2. The new material, designed for Stratasys PolyJet 3D...

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Guardrails and Railings

CPG Building Products Partners with Gaiennie Lumber Co. to Distribute the Full Line of TimberTech® and AZEK® Products in Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Southwest Tennessee, and Southeast Texas

SCRANTON, Pa.Â- – CPG Building Products today announced that it has partnered with Gaiennie Lumber Company to distribute TimberTech products in Louisiana, Mississippi, most of Arkansas, six counties in Southwest Tennessee and most of Southeastern Texas.  Founded in 1937, Gaiennie Lumber is a third generation lumber company already successfully serving the region with AZEK's full...

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Pipe and Piping

Ticona to Accept Award for Innovative Composite Pipe and Deliver Automotive Thermoplastics Paper at JEC Americas 2013

Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, will join Composite Fluid Transfer and ValÃ-©ron Strength Films at the JEC Americas 2013 Composites Show Conference in Boston where they will receive an Innovation Award in the “Pipes Water Management” category at 4 p.m. on Oct. 2, Wednesday. Ticona will showcase the award winning Fiberflex®-11 composite pressure...

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Composites

Deceuninck North America Launches Rovex(TM) Composite Technology for High-Performance Structural, Thermal, and Environmental Applications

Developed Based on Bayer MaterialScience Technology MONROE, Ohio — Deceuninck North America, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality systems for windows, doors, and outdoor living, is introducing an advanced fiber glass technology based on materials from Bayer MaterialScience.Â-  Rovex is a polyurethane composite technology that includes bio-based materials and offers superior...

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Yarns

Innegra Technologies Wins JEC Americas 2013 Innovation Award for New Innegra H High-Performance Composite Fiber

Award recognizes innovation and industry-leading advances Greenville, S.C. -- Innegra Technologies, a leading developer of high-performance composite materials has won a 2013 JEC Americas Innovation Award for its new Innegra H product line — a series of hybrid yarns for use in composite applications.Â-  The awards will be presented at the upcoming JEC Americas Composite Show and Conference...

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