Composites

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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Peratech Presented with Award by NASA for Its QTC Touch Technology
Pressure Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Peratech Presented with Award by NASA for Its QTC Touch Technology

Peratech gives NASA a hand RICHMOND, North Yorks, England - Peratech, the innovator in touch technology, has been presented with a Tech Brief Award by NASA in recognition for its contribution of QTC(TM) technology that was used to provide fingertip sensitivity for the Robonaut. This is a human shaped robot with a metal torso and two arms with dextrous, human-like hands to give it the versatility...

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Packaging Materials

BASF at the Fakuma 2012: Plastics Without End

Â-· Thermoplastics in aircraft and on the solar roof · Long glass fiber-reinforcement for garden tools · Composite components for automobiles: in production and in the lab · Brand new: PBT in injection molded food packaging · Polyurethanes and masterbatch preparations Engineering plastics, polyurethanes and masterbatch preparations are once again the major...

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Ticona to Exhibit Engineering Polymers and Composites for Oil & Gas at SPE ATCE 2012
Adhesive Tapes

Ticona to Exhibit Engineering Polymers and Composites for Oil & Gas at SPE ATCE 2012

Ticona Engineering Polymers is showcasing its engineering polymers and composite prepregs for the most extreme and challenging oil and gas operating environments at the Society of Petroleum Engineers' Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE 2012) at Booth # 930 from Oct. 8 to 10 in the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio. The Ticona exhibit will highlight: Fortron® PPS...

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Composites

Thermoplastic Composites use cellulose fiber as additive.

Offered in masterbatch form for custom compounders and ready-to-mold thermoplastic pellets for molders, THRIVE™ Composites are available as cellulose blended with polypropylene with both high and low melt indices. Products readily absorb dyes and offer optimal flowability and thin-section fill. Produced using proprietary process that allows control of dispersion of cellulose fibers within...

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Supports

MIRO Industries, Inc. Introduces New Base Material MIRON TPC

HEBER CITY, UT – MIRO Industries, a leader in design, manufacturing, testing and installation of commercial rooftop supports, has announced that they will now be manufacturing a newly developed composite material termed “MIRON TPC” for all their rooftop support bases. After completing many months of rigorous testing and engineering on the MIRON TPC, MIRO is excited about utilizing this new...

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Ticona to Present Unidirectional Glass Tapes 'Best Paper' at 2012 SPE® ACCE
Resins

Ticona to Present Unidirectional Glass Tapes 'Best Paper' at 2012 SPE® ACCE

Ticona, a leading supplier of engineering polymers, is presenting a 2012 Best Paper Award Winner on unidirectional glass tapes during the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE®) Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition (ACCE) Sept. 11 to 13 at the MSU Management Education Center in Troy, Mich. Duane Emerson, a senior applications engineer - Composites Strategic Programs Group at Ticona,...

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Plate Nuts

Torlon Fasteners Reduce Maintenance in Airline Industry

Issaquah, Washington - Marketing Masters is a leading provider of Torlon® composite clip nuts and inserts that set new standards for the Aircraft and Aerospace industry. Torlon, a high-strength engineering polymer, is stronger than steel, lighter than aluminum, and completely non-corrosive, making it the material of choice for many fastening applications within an aircraft. Torlon®...

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Composites

Angstron Materials to Exhibit, Deliver Technical Presentation at Nano Korea 2012

DAYTON, Ohio - Angstron Materials Inc., will demonstrate its capability to produce ultra-thin graphene along with its technology advances for applications in graphene-based thermal dissipation sheets, nano-composites and other uses. Visitors can talk with Angstron representatives as well as its exclusive distributor for Korea, Digichem Corporation, at booth G27. Nano Korea 2012, to be held August...

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Composites Without Limits
Composites

Composites Without Limits

Where do tool manufacturers stand as regards economic working methods for CFRPs, composites, etc.? What new tool concepts are there? What does the future hold? Kennametals specialists have been working in the field for many years, and this has enabled them to build up considerable expertise. The trend towards lightweight construction materials will gather pace, and not just in the aerospace...

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