Polymers

Kraton is Stretching the Limits in the Design and Construction of Personal Care Products at the IDEA 2016 Expo

HOUSTON and BOSTON - Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, specialty polymers and high-value performance products derived from pine wood pulping co-products, announces plans to exhibit at IDEA 2016. The Kraton team will be available at booth #752, May 3rd-5th at the Boston Convention Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts....

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First European Approval for Implant Made of PEEK-OPTIMA-® HA Enhanced

First European Approval for Implant Made of PEEK-OPTIMA-® HA Enhanced

THORNTON CLEVELEYS, England - Implantable polymer adopted by Karmed Saglik Group for spinal fusion device Implants made from the PEEK-OPTIMAÂ-® HA Enhanced implantable polymer have received their first CE mark (European) approval. It is granted to implants supplied by the Karmed Saglik Group ( Karmed ) for the treatment of degenerative spinal conditions. The approval is necessary for...

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Saint-Gobain Seals Group Upholds Its High Quality Management System Standards with Renewed ISO 9001:2008 and EN 9100:2009 Certifications in Kontich, Belgium

GARDEN GROVE, CALIFORNIAÂ- – Saint-Gobain Seals Group continues its high level of quality management system standards and their Kontich, Belgium site has renewed its ISO 9001:2008 and EN 9100:2009 certifications.Â-  The ISO 9001:2008 certification is from the International Organization for Standardization, composed of representatives from various national standards organizations that...

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Low Molecular Weight Polymers promote adhesion.

Dispersed in water, RicobondÂ-® 7002 and 7004 produce low-viscosity, stable dispersions with small particle size. Both can be formulated with other emulsions for optimized adhesion to different polar and non-polar substrates. Adding dispersions to standard latexes such as SBR and VP emulsions can also improve water resistance and mechanical properties. Other uses include water-based...

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Thermoplastic Elastomer targets medical devices.

Intended for minimally invasive devices that are exposed to bodily fluids for less than 30 days, such as surgical tubing, Hydrophilic Pebax MV1074 SA 01 MED Polymer is USP VI certified andÂ- absorbs up to 48% of moisture from surrounding environment. Polyether block amide copolymer forms hydrogen bonds that create wet film on component surface, optimizing lubricity against bodily tissue....

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Kraton Performance Polymers to Showcase Cariflex(TM) Polyisoprene Products, the Super Clean Polyisoprene Polymer and Latex for High Performance Medical Devices, MEDTEC Europe, Stuttgart, Germany February 26-28, 2013

Kraton Performance Polymers to Showcase Cariflex(TM) Polyisoprene Products, the Super Clean Polyisoprene Polymer and Latex for High Performance Medical Devices, MEDTEC Europe, Stuttgart, Germany February 26-28, 2013

HOUSTON,TX- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA ), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers and other engineered polymers, announces plans to showcase Cariflex polyisoprene products, the pure and clean alternative to natural rubber for high performance medical applications, at MEDTEC Europe in Stuttgart, Germany. Kraton Polymers and Dr. Philippe Henderson, Global Innovation...

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Arkema Launches Specialty Polyamides Med Grades for Medical Market and Appoints Velox as Exclusive European Distributor

COLOMBES, FRANCE - Arkema is committed to provide the highest quality material for the medical market; this is why almost 10 years ago Arkema began to introduce MED grades for some of its Specialty Polyamides products. An extensive range of MED grades is now available for its main product lines (PebaxÂ-® SA 01MED, RilsanÂ-® MED, and RilsamidÂ-® MED) that Arkema will sell exclusively...

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Soterna's Solar Thermal Boiler Uses Radel-® PPSU for High Strength and Resistance to Hot Chlorinated Water

Soterna's Solar Thermal Boiler Uses Radel-® PPSU for High Strength and Resistance to Hot Chlorinated Water

PPSU Replaces Stainless Steel in Pressurized Solar Panel System ALPHARETTA, Ga., - Soterna S. Coop., based in Navarra, Spain, has developed the first solar panel system with an integrated thermal boiler for quick installation and reduced cost. The thermal boiler is made of RadelÂ-® polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) resin from Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC, which provides long-term hoop stress...

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Victrex Delivers Security of Supply as Airplane Production Ramps Up

Readiness Confirmed with Material Certification and Stocking Program for VICTREXÂ-® PEEK Polymers WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - Victrex Polymer Solutions, the world leader in high performance polyaryletherketones, has reaffirmed its security of supply in anticipation of increased demand as commercial airplane manufacturers plan to boost production rates to record levels. Victrex issued a...

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Oilfield Improvements® Wheeled Rod Guide® Couplings Celebrate 35th Anniversary
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Oilfield Improvements® Wheeled Rod Guide® Couplings Celebrate 35th Anniversary

For over 35 years our Wheeled Rod Guide Couplings, have been at work in oil fields across the globe. Our products are engineered to extend the service life of sucker rods and tubing, delivering cutting-edge innovation that enhances oilfield operation, maximizes output, and enhancing overall operations. To learn about the advantages of using Wheeled Rod Guide Couplings in your wells, see our video.

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