Polyethylene

Plastics

Metal Detectable Plastics comply with FDA standards.

Suitable for replacing metal parts that are currently fabricated, Acetal Polymer is machinable, dimensionally stable, and color-coded in bright blue tint. Typical applications include conveyor belt links or pins, food processing parts, and threaded components. With impact strength and no moisture absorption properties, UHMW Polyethylene is designed primarily for food processing industry. Both...

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Miscellaneous Agents

Milliken Hyperform® Nucleation Technology Confirms Major Improvements in Polyethylene

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Milliken Chemical, a division of Milliken & Company, has overcome one of the toughest challenges in the plastics packaging industry - successful nucleation of polyethylene (PE). The company's Hyperform® HPN-20E is currently the most efficient PE nucleation agent available globally. Hyperform HPN-20E nucleating agent enables higher peak crystallization temperatures that...

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Vaults

Cremation Urn, Burial Vault offers secure, economic alternative.

Offering alternative to granite, premium rotomolded polyethylene combination cremation urn and burial vault features Â-¼ in. thick walls as well as molded-in threaded inserts with stainless steel security screws. Waterproof product, which may be buried without additional urn vault and can help deter theft, comes in various colors and effects, including custom granites, metallics, and...

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Pipe and Piping

Industrial Polyethylene is suited for process industry.

Designed for broad based piping system applications, GF PE100 comes in combination of specifiable pipe, fittings, valves, and fusion technologies. Mechanical strength and resistance to impact, chemicals, and abrasion meet needs of industrial process applications. While pipe dimensions are 2-36 in. for SDR11 and 14-36 in. SDR17, fitting dimensions are 2-12 in. for SDR11 (Molded), 14-36 in. for...

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Vacuum Forming (Thermoforming) Services

Environmentally Friendly Material Choice Yields Hidden Benefits

Expertise in multiple manufacturing processes is an environmental advantage Arnold, MO - As the largest extruder of PETG tubing in the USA, VisiPak certainly has a strong voice on this environmentally friendly material. For more than 50 years, VisiPak has been extruding PETG and other materials. The thermoforming operations at the VisiPak manufacturing facility also utilize PETG material, and...

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Polyethylene

UHMW Polyethylene enables conveying of sensitive products.

Available in Â-½-8 in. diameter rod and ¼-4 in. thick sheet, Polystone® M Soft offers gentle sliding properties and abrasion resistance. Friction between product being conveyed and material that it comes into contact with is kept to minimum. UHMW-PE material is suited for timing screws, sprockets, change parts, star-wheels, roller, guides, and profiles.

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Ticona Offers Detectable Plastics for The Food Industry
Plastics

Ticona Offers Detectable Plastics for The Food Industry

Consumer safety Kelsterbach/Germany, Florence/Kentucky, September 21, 2009 - Three new plastic grades have been added to Ticona's product range. Hostaform® C 9021 MD, Vectra® E550i MD and GUR® 4150 MD for use in the food industry all have one thing in common: these "metal detectable" (MD) plastics can be specifically modified for recognition by conventional contamination inspection...

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Rubber

Helping to Save the Planet, One Chair at a Time

Herman Miller and BASF collaborate to make Aeron Chair MBDC Silver WYANDOTTE, MI, May 13, 2009 -- BASF's Petra® PET from the North American Engineering Plastics product portfolio and Elastofoam® Flexible polyurethane integral skin are key ingredients in Herman Miller's legendary Aeron chair that recently achieved McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry (MBDC) Cradle-to- Cradle Silver...

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Kimberly-Clark Professional Joins DSM Dyneema's Global Licensing Program for Protective Gloves

Plan is to Expand KLEENGUARD* Brand Product Line With Gloves Featuring Ultra-strong and Soft Dyneema® Fiber ROSWELL, Ga. (September 30, 2008) - DSM Dyneema today announced that Kimberly-Clark Professional has joined its licensing program for protective gloves made with Dyneema®, the world's strongest fiber(TM). Kimberly-Clark Professional plans to expand its KLEENGUARD* brand protective...

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Resins

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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