Polymers

New VICTREX CT 200 Polymer Features a Low Coefficient of Thermal Expansion
Polymers

New VICTREX CT 200 Polymer Features a Low Coefficient of Thermal Expansion

The VICTREX CT 200 Polymer is designed for dynamic sealing applications in storage and transportation of gases at low temperature (-150°C to -200°C). The product features high thermal conductivity that enables in fast response to change in temperatures and has the ability to withstand aggressive chemicals. The polymer is suitable for cryogenic applications that involve LNG and nitrogen. It...

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New Polymers Released For the Food and Beverage Industry
Polymers

New Polymers Released For the Food and Beverage Industry

The Victrex FG product line of PEEK polymers was recently revealed to replace metals in the food and beverage equipment industries. The polymers provide prolong component lifetimes and downtime cost reductions when compared to metals. They also address issues such as taste experiences, shelf life, clean labels, product differentiation and consumer safety. The Victrex solutions passed the relevant...

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Polymers

New NuPlastiQ MB BioPolymer is Marine Biodegradable

BioLogicQ's latest plastic compound, the NuPlastiQ MB Biopolymer, has been found to be marine biodegradable. Testing by Eden Research Laboratory revealed that the polymer showed 97% biodegradation in ocean water within a one year period. The compound was developed using a biodegradable, plant-based resin that was combined with the polymer during the mixing process. The product is largely...

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Innovative Hybrid PEEK-Titanium Expandable Cage for DLIF and OLIF Procedures Demonstrated in China
Polymers

Innovative Hybrid PEEK-Titanium Expandable Cage for DLIF and OLIF Procedures Demonstrated in China

Uplifter, an innovative spinal implant solution for China from Fule, Beijing, sparked great interest and attention among spine surgeons during a live demonstration at the joint CAOS/NASS congress THORNTON CLEVELEYS, UK - (August 14, 2018) - The growing interest in PEEK-OPTIMA™ spinal implants in China received further impetus at the 11th Congress of the Chinese Association of Orthopaedic...

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Filaments

Victrex: New Advanced PAEK Product Designed for Additive Manufacturing

Major improvements demonstrated for filament fusion (FF) and laser sintering (LS), with VICTREX™ PAEK polymer solutions supplied as filaments and fine powder respectively THORNTON CLEVELEYS, UK - (July 24, 2018) - PEEK* polymer pioneer Victrex is preparing newly developed materials for additive manufacturing (AM). The first of these is a high strength material for laser sintering (LS) which...

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New Paryls® Polyethersulfone Materials Exhibit a Tg of 225°C
Polymers

New Paryls® Polyethersulfone Materials Exhibit a Tg of 225°C

Paryls® Polyethersulfone materials are offered in three grades such as F2150, F2250, and F2350. The PES materials are resistant to creep and chemical and provide improved dimensional stability and electrical properties. Paryls® Polyethersulfone are suitable for electrical/electronics, automotive, membranes, food service, and healthcare applications.

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LAPEROS Liquid Crystal Polymers Use an Optimum Combination of Filler and Formulation Technology
Polyester

LAPEROS Liquid Crystal Polymers Use an Optimum Combination of Filler and Formulation Technology

LAPEROS® E420P Liquid Crystal Polymers exhibit improved mechanical properties, chemical resistance, and low warpage for films and connectors in cabling, antennas and circuit boards. These units feature a dielectric constant of less than 0.3 measured in the frequency band of 1-20 GHz. LAPEROS® E420P are suitable for Surface Mount Technology (SMT) processes, telecommunications and automobiles...

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Teknor Apex Now Supplies Recycled Polyamide Compounds in Europe, Opening Up Major Source of Supply in Tight Market
Polymers

Teknor Apex Now Supplies Recycled Polyamide Compounds in Europe, Opening Up Major Source of Supply in Tight Market

Meeting EU Requirements, Chemlon® 500 Series Compounds Exhibit Good Surface Appearance, Dimensional Stability, and Lot-to-Lot Consistency PAWTUCKET, RI, U.S.A., February 22, 2018: Drawing on extensive experience in the USA with recycled polyamide compounds, Teknor Apex Company has met stringent European Union standards for these materials and now makes them available throughout Europe. Chemlon®...

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