Polyethylene

Polyethylene

HDPE Resins offer resistance to bio-diesel fuels.

Suited for manufacturers of automotive plastic fuel tanks facing bio-based product challenges, Lupolen high density polyethylene (HDPE) resins only change their intrinsic viscosity by 1.7% after 1,500 hr of contact with 100% bio-diesel fuel. They maintain physical and chemical properties during use and melt viscosity during processing. Resins are available for use in blow molding (Lupolen 4261 AG...

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Brazilian Packaging Leader Installs Davis-Standard PET Sheet System
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Brazilian Packaging Leader Installs Davis-Standard PET Sheet System

June 9, 2008 (Pawcatuck, Conn.)--Neoform S.A, a leading producer of food packaging in Brazil, recently installed a Davis-Standard, LLC sheet system to support demand for the company's PET-based product line, including a new product by the trade name of Formplast, a decorative laminate for internal and external furniture surfaces. Neoform, located in Rio Grande do Sul in Southern Brazil, is best...

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Basell Achieves 20 Million Tons Milestone in Spheripol PP Process with New License in Qatar

08 Oct 2007 October 8, 2007 - Qatar Petroleum, a global leader in the energy sector, has selected Basell's Spheripol technology for a new 700 KT per year polypropylene plant that will be built in Mesaieed, Qatar, as part of the Qatar Petrochemical Complex project. The unit will be operated by a joint venture between Qatar Petroleum and Honam Petrochemical of Korea. Start-up is expected in 2011....

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PetroChina Selects Basell's Hostalen Technology for Two HDPE Plants in China with a Total Capacity of 650 KT Per Year

November 06, 2007- PetroChina Company Ltd. has selected Basell's Hostalen technology for two new high density polyethylene plants; a 300 KT per year plant in Chengdu, Sichuan province, and a 350 KT per year plant in Fushun, Liaoning province, China. Start-up for both plants is expected to be in 2011. "We are very pleased that PetroChina has selected the Hostalen process technology for their two...

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Quadrant Epp's Tivar® Dryslide Chute Cladding Gets DHL Out of a Sticky Problem

Ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene's very low friction helps keep packages moving at DHL hubs in the US and in Europe (Reading, PA, August, 2007) - Cladding in low-friction ultra-high molecular weight polyethyl-ene has solved movement problems on package transport chutes at international express cou-rier company DHL's sorting centers in the USA and in Europe. TIVAR® DrySlide UHMW-PE...

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Polyethylene Sheeting can be sensed by metal detectors.

Designed to replace standard thick blue polyethylene film, Detectamet Tec-tor addresses contamination risks in food and pharmaceutical processing industries. It is optimized for stiffness and strength and can be detected by standard metal detection systems already in place on food processing lines. Offered in sheet, reel, or bag format, film comes in various sizes and colors to suit range of...

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Dow Corning Adds Blends, Masterbatches to Silane Solutions Lineup

Simplifies Compounding for Crosslinked Polyethylene MIDLAND, Mich.- August 24, 2006- Dow Corning has introduced a family of pre-blended silanes for crosslinking polyethylene that simplifies compounding when making crosslinked PE pipe (PEX) in a one- or two-step process or making crosslinked PE wire and cable insulation (XLPE) in a one-step process. Dow Corning® Z-6358 Silane, Dow...

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Naltex® Extruded Netting Utilized in an Award-Winning Outdoor Installation

Naltex® Extruded Netting Utilized in an award-winning outdoor installation in the P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center Courtyard MIDDLETOWN, DE (July 14, 2006) - DelStar Technologies, Inc. is proud to announce that OBRA Architects, a New York City based firm, selected Naltex netting as the primary shade cover in BEATFUSE!, their award-winning outdoor installation for the Seventh Annual Young...

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Plastic Packaging Now FDA Approved

St. Louis, MO-Brentwood Plastics Inc now offers the following resins either pure" or consistently blended for specific end uses: Low density polyethylene ( LDPE ) Fractional Melt Low density polyethylene Barefoot polyethylene Linear Low density polyethylene ( LLDPE ) Medium density polyethylene ( MDPE ) High density polyethylene ( HDPE ) Metallocene polyethylene Polybutylene 1,2 Syndiotactic...

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