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Rotational Molding Utilized Increasingly for Product Conversion

Rotational molding is being utilized to convert products made out of other materials into polyethylene. Fiberglass, metals such as aluminum and steel, as well as other types of plastic applications are all being redesigned to be rotomolded. Rotationally molded products have a variety of advantages including longer lifespan, durability, lower maintenance costs and ease of repair. Polyethylene's...

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At K 2013, Teknor Apex Will Announce a Restructuring of TPE Brands Reflecting a Wider Product Portfolio in Europe
Resins

At K 2013, Teknor Apex Will Announce a Restructuring of TPE Brands Reflecting a Wider Product Portfolio in Europe

For a Given Application, Customers Often Will Be Able to Choose ‘Precisely the Best Compound’ from Multiple TPE Types Now Offered by Teknor Apex GELEEN, THE NETHERLANDS – At K 2013, Teknor Apex Company will introduce a restructuring of its well-known thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) brands that will enable it to serve as a single source of multiple compounds for European plastics processors in...

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Polyester

Zenite® LCP Solves Bow Issues in Molding Tiger Eye(TM) Series TEM Terminal Strip from Samtec Inc.

Florence, Ky., Sulzbach, Germany, Shanghai, PR China – Zenite® from Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, is the only liquid crystal polymer (LCP) to deliver the required ultra-flatness for the Tiger Eye™ Series TEM terminal strip from Samtec Inc., a worldwide manufacturer of electronic interconnects. “The only LCP material we’ve found to meet our...

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Bar Stock Polymers withstand high temperatures.
Plastic Injection Molding Services

Bar Stock Polymers withstand high temperatures.

Suitable for medium to high loads and temperatures up to 356°F, Blue iglide® A350 can withstand acidic environments and conforms to FDA guidelines. Polymer can thusly be used in food industry. Suitable for rotational applications, wear-resistant polymer iglide J350 exhibits low friction –especially when partnered with steel shafts. Temperature resistance of up to 356°F...

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New Dental Implant System from BioHorizons Features Surgical Instrument Tray Made of Solvay's Radel® PPSU
Medical Trays

New Dental Implant System from BioHorizons Features Surgical Instrument Tray Made of Solvay's Radel® PPSU

High-Performance Thermoplastic Provides Strength, Transparency, Chemical Resistance, and Exceptional Sterilization Durability ALPHARETTA, Ga. – BioHorizons, a leading dental implant company based in Birmingham, Ala., has launched an innovative new surgical instrument kit for its Tapered Plus implant system for the replacement of missing teeth. Made of Radel® polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) resin...

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Component Made from Vectra® LCP Receives Industry Award of the Research Association 3D-MID e.V.
Rectifiers (Diodes)

Component Made from Vectra® LCP Receives Industry Award of the Research Association 3D-MID e.V.

Florence, Ky., Sulzbach, Germany, Shanghai, PR China – Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, supplied a specialized liquid crystal polymer (LCP), Vectra® E840iLDS, used in an innovative OLED light element that received the MID-Industry Award 2013. The molded interconnect device (MID) module for organic light-emitting diode (OLED) lighting, submitted by 2E...

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Dip Molding Services

Bluestar Silicones Presents Elastomer Solutions at Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) East Show

PHILADELPHIA – Bluestar Silicones will showcase its new Silbione® silicone elastomer solutions, including low durometer liquid silicone rubber (LSR) and self-bleeding LSR, at the upcoming Medical Design Manufacturing (MDM) East Conference (Booth #3744), June 18-20. Bluestar Silicones' new 1 Shore A (ShA) hardness product, Silbione LSR 4301, uniquely combines strong physical properties and...

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Replacement Transfer Arm supports blow molding applications.
Resin Transfer Molding

Replacement Transfer Arm supports blow molding applications.

Designed to fit most Sidel® Series2 machines, BST2 Transfer Arm minimizes maintenance and downtime in stretch blow mold applications. Unit features roller bearing style assembly for rigidity, one-piece welded base, and bumper stop for both extend and retract motions. Transfer arm head includes oversized radial ball bearings, replaceable hardened jaw stop, and replaceable spring posts....

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Plastic Extrusion Services

AFLAS 100 and 150 Series Fluoroelastomers are Ideal for Molded and Extruded Components Used in Extreme Environments

Unique formulation yields superior performance characteristics over conventional FKM-type fluoroelastomers EXTON, Pa. – AGC Chemicals Americas Inc. offers AFLAS® 100 and 150 Series fluoroelastomers for molded and extruded components that need to withstand extreme conditions such as heat, steam, and corrosive chemicals. AFLAS fluoroelastomers are a preferred product for manufacturing wire...

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Ensinger Special Polymers Offers Economy and Flexibility with Compression Molded High Performance Plastics
Compression Molding Services

Ensinger Special Polymers Offers Economy and Flexibility with Compression Molded High Performance Plastics

Ensinger Special Polymers, Inc., a leader in compression molding of high performance, high temperature thermoplastics, offers economy and flexibility with smaller quantity production runs. High performance engineering materials are often the best choice to solve the most challenging engineering problems, but some applications do not require high volume production runs. Ensinger Special Polymers...

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