TPU Alloys are phthalate free and stretchable.
With vertical elongation of 800% and high tensile strength, plasticizer free Neuthane-® soft-grade N8511 H Series thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) alloys are suited for medical and other applications that include disposable thin-wall extruded tubing used in laparoscopic surgery procedures such as knee surgery or injection molded products. Stretchable alloys have Shore A hardness between 65 or...Read More »
EOS to Feature New Plastic, Metal at Rapid 2008
New Materials Significantly Expand Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing Capabilities Novi, MI, and Krailling, Germany, May 12th, 2008: EOS GmbH, the world's leading manufacturer of laser-sintering systems, will present two new commercial materials at SME's RAPID 2008 Conference and Exposition on May 20-22, Booth #500. The materials increase the range of prototyping and manufacturing capabilities...Read More »
Polycarbonate Alloy meets thin-wall application needs.
Specifically for thin-wall electrical equipment applications, Bayblend-® FR3041 polycarbonate blend resin does not contain any fillers or chlorinated or brominated flame retardants. RoHS-compliant material, which is resistant to chemicals, impact, and hydrolysis, meets UL-94 flame testing requirements of V0 at 0.75 mm and 5VA testing at 2.3 mm. It complies with requirements of EU Directive...Read More »
Bioplastics Get Serious ATK2007
Key Partners Using NatureWorks-® Biopolymer Showcase Unique Innovations Dusseldorf, Germany, October 23, 2007 - K2007, a key international trade platform for the world of plastics and rubber, presents innovations in raw materials, machine technology, auxiliary and finished products. At this pre-eminent venue, NatureWorks LLC is supporting select licensee partners and invites both media and...Read More »
Introduction to Optical Replication
To learn more about the optical replication process, and how to avoid complications, download this white paper now.Read More »
High-Performance TPV from GLS Corp. Delivers Multiple Benefits to Biowave's Pain Therapy Medical Devices
Soft Touch Enhances Comfort and Usability for Physicians and Surgeons MCHENRY, Ill. - Nov. 28, 2007 - GLS Corp., a global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of high-performance, custom-formulated thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs), announced that Biowave Corp. has selected a high-performance GLS TPE for its Deepwave-® percutaneous and Homewave-® non-invasive neuromodulation pain...Read More »
Aardvark Polymers Announces New Roto Resins: FR Nylon - Aardalloy POM Alloys
Lambertville, N.J. Aardvark Polymers is pleased to announce several new additions to their growing line of Next Generation Roto Resins. The new offerings include a FR nylon with UL94-V0 ratings and the first commercial Aardalloy thermoplastic alloy products. NEW Aarlon 4055FR- PA6/6 V0 Rated Aarlon 4055FR is a premium flame retardant type 6/6 polyamide with a UL94-V0 rating for flammability....Read More »
Metabolix and ADM to Produce Mirel(TM), the World's First Biobased and Fully Biodegradable Plastic
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 23 /- Metabolix Inc. (NASDAQ:MBLX), a leader in the use of bioscience to provide sustainable, clean solutions for plastics, fuels and chemicals, and ADM (NYSE:ADM), the global leader in BioEnergy and a premier agricultural processor, announced that they will jointly produce Mirel(TM) Natural Plastics. Mirel is a family of high performance natural plastics that are...Read More »
Thermoplastic Alloys suit rotational molding applications.
Using base materials of acetals, nylons, and polyesters, Aardalloy-® Thermoplastic Alloys are custom formulated and compounded from engineered polymers and are suitable for demanding applications. They are employed to raise impact levels, increase strength to weight ratios, reduce friction and wear, extend high temperature durations, and resist aggressive chemicals.Read More »
TPE Alloys are suited for replacing silicone and PVC.
Featuring water-clarity and heat resistance, VERSAFLEX-® CL 2200 TPE (thermoplastic elastomer) alloys are supplied as injection-moldable pellets with 42 and 50 Shore A hardness. They offer bite and tear resistance, making them suitable for infant care and kitchenware products that require boiling and/or cleaning in hot dishwashers. Also suited for toys and tubing, they can be used in overmolding...Read More »
Engineering Plastic suits thermal/electrical applications.
Designed for applications requiring high dimensional stability, Pyropel-® HDT polyamide-imide (PAI) exhibits electrical and mechanical performance at continuous use temperatures from -60 to +260-ºC. Fully reacted thermoset does not require post-curing and will not soften or creep. Product is available in pure form in 12 x 12 in. plates with thicknesses of 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, 3/4, and 1 in. as well...Read More »
SEALTITE® Fittings and Cord Grips Offer Longer Lasting Protection
Anamet Electrical's 316 Stainless steel SEALTITE® fittings and UL-listed cord grips protect sensitive wiring components from fluids, corrosive contaminations, bumps, and abrasions with a steel core and liquid tight conduit jacket. Check out this video to learn more.Read More »