Polyethylene

Purple Color Differentiation a Life Saver When Feeding Critical Care Patients
Compounds

Purple Color Differentiation a Life Saver When Feeding Critical Care Patients

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA - (July 25, 2008) - When Applied Medical Technology, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of niche medical and surgical products, wanted to re-design its feed set systems to add a distinctive purple color, it chose an RTP 700 Series precolored low density polyethylene compound from RTP Company for the feed set strap. According to Brian Baker, engineer at Applied Medical, When...

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Polyethylene

LyondellBasell Launches Lupotech A Autoclave Technology for Specialty LDPE and EVA Copolymers

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Aug. 25 /- LyondellBasell Industries announces the launch of Lupotech A technology for the production of specialty low density polyethylene (LDPE) and ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) products. This high-pressure autoclave process technology is optimized for the manufacture of advanced products with demanding processing requirements, such as adhesives and sealants with vinyl...

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Valves

Elster Perfection and National Fuel Celebrate 20 Years of Joint Success in the Development of the Polyethylene Shut-Off Valve

Cleveland, OH, July 16, 2008 Elster Perfection part of Elster Group, the world's leading manufacturer and supplier of highly accurate, high-quality, integrated metering and utilization solutions, and National Fuel, Williamsville, New York, celebrate 20 years of success as partners in the development of the Elster Perfection Polyethylene Shut-Off Valve (PSV). In 1988, Elster Perfection and...

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Brazilian Packaging Leader Installs Davis-Standard PET Sheet System
Laminates

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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Processing Plants

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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Polyethylene

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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Polyethylene

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

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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Rubber

DuPont Performance Elastomers Demonstrates Suitability of Fluoroelastomers in Ethanol Fuel Blends

DuPont Performance Elastomers (DPE) will be very active at this year's ACS Rubber Division Fall Mini-Expo, showcasing Viton® fluoroelastomers made with APA, described as "a new breed of fluoroelastomer", multi-purpose Hypalon® synthetic rubber, Acsium® chlorosulfonated polyethylene, HVA-2 Peroxide Coagent for peroxide curing systems, and Neoprene polychloroprene, the enduring "workhorse...

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Lubricants

ExxonMobil Chemical Introduces New Line of Compounded Polyolefins for Automotive Industry

Smart Multimedia Gallery HOUSTON--May 10, 2006--ExxonMobil Chemical today introduced a line of compounded polypropylene for the automotive industry. ExxonMobil Performance Polyolefins are available from ExxonMobil Chemical facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. ExxonMobil Chemical has the technology and manufacturing capability to supply a global grade slate of custom-compounded...

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