Composites

Nano-Reinforced Composites target medical devices.
Composites

Nano-Reinforced Composites target medical devices.

Incorporating ultra-fine nano platelets that interact with polymer structure to increase flexural properties and optimize rigidity of component, Nano-Reinforced Compounds achieve reinforcement loadings up to 30% by weight for minimally invasive devices such as catheters. Nano-reinforced compounds for thin-wall medical devices include nylons, TPEs, and thermoplastic polyurethanes. With...

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Laminates

Polyimide Laminate and Prepreg feature UL qualification.

UL qualification of polyimide base materials VT-901 laminate and VT-901PP prepreg includes 0.002 in. inner layer cores and minimum overall board thickness stack up of 0.025 in. Furthermore, qualification of these high-temperature, high-reliability products includes minimum outer layer copper thickness of Â-½ oz copper and inner layer max of 2 oz copper.

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Carbon Fiber Composite Brackets Made from Victrex® Peek Reduce Fuel Costs on Next Generation Aircraft
Composite Fabrication Services

Carbon Fiber Composite Brackets Made from Victrex® Peek Reduce Fuel Costs on Next Generation Aircraft

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PAÂ-  USA- With the aerospace industry focusing on reducing aircraft weight and lean manufacturing, engineers are searching for reliable solutions such as thermoplastic composites that can perform with at least the same assurance as traditional metals and thermosets. In response to these requirements, Tri-Mack Plastics Manufacturing Corporation, a molder of high...

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Composites

How Glass Reinforcements Can Enhance Vehicle Efficiency Among Owens Corning Highlights at Upcoming Trade Show

Company to exhibit at JEC Europe 2013, beginning on March 12 in Paris TOLEDO, Ohio - Light weighting vehicles for improved fuel efficiency and helping to reduce carbon dioxide emissions are among the benefits glass reinforced composites can have on the cars and trucks we drive. These topics will be among the highlights of what Owens Corning will present at the JEC Europe 2013 show in Paris,...

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Objet Adds New Improved Rigid Black Material and 16 New Rigid/Rubber-Like Composites Bringing the Full Objet Range to 123 Materials
Composites

Objet Adds New Improved Rigid Black Material and 16 New Rigid/Rubber-Like Composites Bringing the Full Objet Range to 123 Materials

REHOVOT, Israel - Â- Ã‚ Â Â Â Â Â  - New Rigid Black material enables printing of 3D models with enhanced dimensional stability and surface smoothness.         - New Objet Digital Material composites can simulate polypropylene and range of flexibilities from Shore 27 - 95. Objet Ltd., the...

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Composites

Grafen Chemical Industries Co. Selects Angstron Materials Graphene for Polymer Nanocomposite EMI Application

DAYTON, Ohio — Grafen Chemical Industries Co. has selected Angstron Materials' graphene material for a polymer nanocomposite application for electromagnetic shielding material. The Ankara, Turkey-based company is using both pristine and oxidized graphene products from Angstron to commercialize its EMI product for full-scale production. Grafen Chemical Industries (GCI) is a leader in the...

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Composites

Arkema Launches Specialty Polyamides Med Grades for Medical Market and Appoints Velox as Exclusive European Distributor

COLOMBES, FRANCE - Arkema is committed to provide the highest quality material for the medical market; this is why almost 10 years ago Arkema began to introduce MED grades for some of its Specialty Polyamides products. An extensive range of MED grades is now available for its main product lines (Pebax® SA 01MED, Rilsan® MED, and Rilsamid® MED) that Arkema will sell exclusively...

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Ticona to Present Paper and Exhibit Thermoplastics for Continuous-Fiber Composites at JEC Americas 2012
Adhesive Tapes

Ticona to Present Paper and Exhibit Thermoplastics for Continuous-Fiber Composites at JEC Americas 2012

Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, will deliver a technical paper on unidirectional glass-reinforced thermoplastic composite tapes and showcase its thermoplastics for composites at JEC Americas 2012 from November 7 to 9 in the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. The Ticona technical paper, titled Improving impact performance in D-LFT composites with UD-Tape...

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Ticona to Present Paper on Unidirectional Glass-Reinforced Thermoplastic Composite Tapes at SAMPE Tech 2012
Adhesive Tapes

Ticona to Present Paper on Unidirectional Glass-Reinforced Thermoplastic Composite Tapes at SAMPE Tech 2012

Ticona Engineering Polymers is delivering a technical paper on unidirectional glass-reinforced thermoplastic composite tapes and showcasing its thermoplastics for composites at SAMPE Tech 2012 on October 23 and 24 at the Charleston Convention Center in South Carolina. The Ticona technical paper, titled Boosting Impact Strength of Thermoplastic Semi-Structural Composites Via Unidirectional...

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Polymer Additives

Nanobiomatters Expands U.S. Presence by Forming Distribution Network for BactiBlock® Antimicrobial Additive

Multi-Channel Approach Provides a Major Foothold in Growing U.S. Market MARLBOROUGH, Mass. - Nanobiomatters North America LLC, a subsidiary of Nanobiomatters Industries S.L., Valencia, Spain, a leading supplier of engineered clay-based additives, has gained a major foothold in the U.S. market by naming three leading distributors to market and sell its industry-leading BactiBlock®...

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Vector® Sports Training Ball Offers Visible Point of Contact
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Vector® Sports Training Ball Offers Visible Point of Contact

Our goal is to help every athlete derive maximum enjoyment from their sport and become a better player. We offer a line of innovative training tools that combine cutting-edge technology and out of the box thinking to deliver an unbeatable competitive advantage. The Vector® Sports Training Ball is just another example of our commitment to innovation. To learn how the Vector® is helping ballplayers everywhere, see our video.

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