Plastics

Teknor Apex and Arkema Team up to Make Housewrap Film Compounds with Renewable Content and Wide Choice of Film Permeabilities
Miscellaneous Plastics

Teknor Apex and Arkema Team up to Make Housewrap Film Compounds with Renewable Content and Wide Choice of Film Permeabilities

Teknor Apex Produces Multiple Compounds of Its Terraloy® Bioplastic with Arkema’s Pebax® Elastomer, Making Possible a Range of Breathable Films for Housewrap PAWTUCKET, RI, U.S.A.,Â- – Teknor Apex Company and Arkema Inc. have entered into a strategic alliance that will broaden the range of breathable films by combining Arkema’s Pebax® thermoplastic elastomer (TPE)...

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Long Fiber Reinforced Nylon Composites offer smooth surface.
Composites

Long Fiber Reinforced Nylon Composites offer smooth surface.

By producing smooth finish on external surfaces, Velocity® Series of High-flow Nylon 6 and 66 LFT Composites facilitate injection molding of high glass or carbon fiber content materials. Resin-rich surface free of fibers makes colors appear vibrant, is capable of holding fine embossed details, and virtually eliminates need for any type of secondary finishing operations.

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Plastic Injection Molding Services

Pigmented Plastic fuses color into injection molded products.

Used for decorating PE and PP plastic products, Polyfuze is composed of pigmented plastic that withstands all wear testing and is 100% permanent. Multi-colored technologyÂ- can be applied using traditional hot stamp machinery and fuses or welds into PE/PP plastic product as permanent part of product itself. Able to be recycled with PE/PP plastic products, polymer-based graphics solution can...

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Long Fiber Thermoplastic Compounds feature low VOCs.
Plastics

Long Fiber Thermoplastic Compounds feature low VOCs.

Designed for structural use, Very Long Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene Compounds satisfy OEM mandates to reduce VOC levels found in thermoplastic materials specified for use in automotive interior applications. Low emission PP VLF compounds provide optimized strength, stiffness, and dimensional accuracy, with reinforcement levels of 20–50 weight%. Environmentally friendly products are used for...

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Corrosion Intercept Selected by MFA - 1795 Boston Time Capsule Opened

220 years ago, founding-fathers and revolutionaries Paul Revere, Samuel Adams andÂ-  William Scollay placed a time capsule beneath a cornerstone of the Massachusetts State House. In December of 2014, water marks found near the cornerstone earlier in the year were examined, the result of which accidentally revealed the centuries-old box hidden in plaster. It took the Museum of Fine Art's...

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Custom Capstocks meet diverse color and weathering needs.
Plastic Extrusion Services

Custom Capstocks meet diverse color and weathering needs.

Using polymer alloy technology, Custom-Formulated Capstocks impart weather resistant performance in outdoor building products such as fences and decking. Coextruded surface compounds meet requirements for rigid PVC and polyolefins, while providing colors from basic outdoor white to assortment of very dark colors. Products are available that yield variegated surface, with toners that provide rich...

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Porvair Unveils Material Advances at the MD&M West Exhibition
Plastics

Porvair Unveils Material Advances at the MD&M West Exhibition

One of the world's leading producers of high performance filtration and separation technology will be showcasing its innovative and versatile range of sintered porous plastics at the Medical Design Manufacturing West Show in Anaheim, California on February 10th - 12th, 2015. Porvair Filtration Group has developed regulatory approved BioVyon™ sintered porous plastic materials which have a...

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Biomaterials

Solvay's Extensive Portfolio of Advanced Polymers Meets Growing Demand from Instrumentation to Implants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Solvay Specialty Polymers – a leading global supplier of high-performance thermoplastics offered for use in a range of markets including implantable and non-implantable medical devices – will showcase its broad portfolio of advanced materials for the healthcare sector at the North American Spine Society's (NASS) annual meeting Nov. 12-15 in San Francisco. For...

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Automobile Natural Gas Tanks Take the Pressure with Composites in DSM High Performance Thermoplastics
Adhesive Tapes

Automobile Natural Gas Tanks Take the Pressure with Composites in DSM High Performance Thermoplastics

Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, says a combination of two of its most innovative thermoplastics technologies has resulted in high performance pressure vessels that are ideally suited for use as lightweight fuel tanks for automobiles running on compressed natural gas (CNG) or hydrogen. With a solution for both the inner liner and the outer tape reinforcement,...

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Plastics

Glass-Filled PAEK offers alternative to PEEK products.

Available in pellet form in light beige and black, 30% glass-reinforced AvaSpire® AV-652 features nominal melt viscosity of 0.49 kPa-s and is designed for processing by injection molding. Material resists variety of chemicals including acids, bases, and most organic solvents. Hydrolytic stability allows prolonged use in hot water and steam environments. In addition, material resists...

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