Olefins

Cyclic Olefin Copolymers (COC) Achieve Material Designation in New U.S. Pharmacopeia Standard for Pharma Packaging
Olefins

Cyclic Olefin Copolymers (COC) Achieve Material Designation in New U.S. Pharmacopeia Standard for Pharma Packaging

TOPAS Advanced Polymers is First Resin Maker to Meet Newly Revised USP 661.1 Standard for Plastic Materials of Construction FLORENCE, Ky., August 17, 2016Â- - In the latest revision of the U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) standard for pharmaceutical packaging, cyclic olefins have been designated as a material category alongside other plastics such as polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP),...

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Olefins

TOPAS Advanced Polymers to Highlight Expanding End-Use Applications for Cyclic Olefin Copolymers (COC) at K 2016

FLORENCE, Ky. – TOPAS Advanced Polymers will focus on the expanded adoption of cyclic olefin copolymers (COC) in a broad range of end-use applications at the K 2016 exhibition, which runs Oct. 19-26, in DÃ-¼sseldorf, Germany. In Hall 7A/B02, TOPAS will discuss its highly successful application development work in key markets such as healthcare, packaging, optics, and electronics. The unique...

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Rollprint Packaging Products Adopts TOPAS® Cyclic Olefin Copolymer (COC) as Newest Replacement for Barex® PAN Resin
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Rollprint Packaging Products Adopts TOPAS® Cyclic Olefin Copolymer (COC) as Newest Replacement for Barex® PAN Resin

COC-Based Films Delivers Strong Chemical Resistance in Extrusion Coated and Multilayer Coextrusions for Healthcare Packaging FLORENCE, Ky. – Rollprint Packaging Products Inc., Addison, Ill., a leading worldwide supplier of packaging materials for the healthcare and consumer industries, is one of the first healthcare packaging firms to offer Barex® polyacrylonitrile (PAN) replacement...

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MiTeGen Introduces New Crystallization Microplate Made of TOPAS® Cyclic Olefin Copolymer
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MiTeGen Introduces New Crystallization Microplate Made of TOPAS® Cyclic Olefin Copolymer

Injection Molded Frame and Extruded Film Combine to Deliver Superior Moisture Retention and X-Ray Transparency FLORENCE, Ky. – MiTeGen LLC, a provider of innovative consumables for X-ray diffraction, crystallography, and protein crystallization for academic, pharmaceutical, industrial, and government research, has launched a unique crystallization microplate made of TOPAS® cyclic olefin...

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Olefins

Microfluidics Rely on COC from TOPAS

Plastics Today recently published an article highlighting the widespread use of COC in point-of-care (POC) diagnostic applications. With 90% of POC applications using plastic, and 80% of applications using COC, the properties of TOPAS COC are clearly a good match for diagnostics. The article is based on a market study by Yole DÃ-©veloppement, which projects a 27% annual growth rate in this...

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Olefins

TOPAS Advanced Polymers to Showcase Broad Line of Cyclic Olefin Copolymers at MD&M West

ANAHEIM, Calif. – TOPAS Advanced Polymers will showcase its versatile line of cyclic olefin copolymers (COC) for the medical device and diagnostic industry at the 2014 Medical Device and Manufacturing (MDM) West exhibition February 11-13 in Anaheim, Calif. The company will discuss its latest materials and newest applications at its booth in Hall E, Booth 917. TOPAS' unique manufacturing...

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Resins

COC Injection Molding Grade Resin has internal mold release.

Formulated to deliver balance of clarity, flow, and processability, TOPAS 5013L-10 cyclic olefin copolymer (COC) resin is intended for injection molding of components for optical, diagnostic, and microfluidic markets. Heat deflection temperature is 127°C, light transmission is 91%, and melt viscosity permits production of ultrathin light guide plates for displays in mobile devices. Product...

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Olefins

IAC Wins TPO Innovation Award from Society of Plastics Engineers for SmartFoil(TM) Door Panel on 2014 Corvette Stingray

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — International Automotive Components (IAC) received the 2013 TPO Innovation Award for its innovative SmartFoil™ solution on the 2014 Corvette Stingray. The award was presented during today's Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) TPO Automotive Engineered Polyolefins Conference in Troy, Mich. The leather-like material makes its market debut on the lower door panels on one of...

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Machine Vision Systems

Pharmapack North America 2013: Gerresheimer Presents Glass and Plastic Pharmaceutical Packaging Products

DÃ-¼sseldorf/Philadelphia – Gerresheimer will be exhibiting standard and customized solutions for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries at Pharmapack North America, Philadelphia on June 18 and 19 (stand 509). The presentation concept focuses on innovative solutions that meet the healthcare market's increasingly high quality and safety requirements. Gerresheimer specializes in...

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