Polymers

Polymers

SEBS Block Copolymer suits food contact, medical applications.

With respective MFR values of 27 and 77 g/10 min @ 230°C, 2.16 and 5 kg, Kraton™ G1653 styrene-ethylene-butylene-styrene (SEBS) block copolymer retains tensile strength (>30 MPa) and toughness while offering solution viscosity of 480 cP. Solid level can reduce coating layers for coating applications or reduce shrinkage and need for solvent for sealant applications. Supplied in free...

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Polymers

TOPAS Advanced Polymers to Highlight Expanding End-Use Applications for Cyclic Olefin Copolymers (COC) at K 2016

FLORENCE, Ky. – TOPAS Advanced Polymers will focus on the expanded adoption of cyclic olefin copolymers (COC) in a broad range of end-use applications at the K 2016 exhibition, which runs Oct. 19-26, in DÃ-¼sseldorf, Germany. In Hall 7A/B02, TOPAS will discuss its highly successful application development work in key markets such as healthcare, packaging, optics, and electronics. The unique...

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Polymers

Wego is a Global Supplier of Polycarboxylate

Wego Chemical Group is a leading global supplier and distributor of polymers such as Polycarboxylate. Polycarboxylate can be found under CAS # 9084-06-4 and has the molecluar formula C21H14Na2O6S2. Polycarboxylate is often referred to by its commonly used acronyms, PCX, PXC, and PC, or alternatively by its synonym Sodium Poly (Naphthaleneformaldehyde) Sulfonate. Polycarboxylate's primary uses...

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Polymers

Plastikos Takes Lead Role in Drug Delivery Market with Disposable Cartridge Components Made of TOPAS® Cyclic Olefin Copolymer

Precision Molded Parts Deliver Drug Compatibility,Â- High Purity, and Dimensional Stability ERIE, Pa. – Plastikos Inc., a leading custom injection molder, and its sister mold making company Micro Mold, both based in Erie, Pa., have successfully commercialized disposable cartridge components made of cyclic olefin polymer (COC) for wearable drug delivery devices for medications such as...

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In this eBook, we highlight some key advantages of Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) and show why every builder needs to consider adopting this remarkable construction advancement. We'll also introduce you to the latest innovation in CLT, GRIPBlock™, an exciting new technology that will change the way you look at CLT forever.

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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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Composites

Laurel BioComposite Receives BPI Certification for Bio-Res PLA

Laurel, Nebraska — More than 4 billion petroleum-based plastic containers are used annually according to a recent study by Iowa State University. That’s 832,000 tons and less than 2 percent of that amount is recycled or re-used. In fact, the U.S. has generated more plastic in the last decade than has been mass-produced in the last century. With manufacturers and retail segments on the hunt...

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Polymers suit soft touch medical device applications.
Polymers

Polymers suit soft touch medical device applications.

Usable in conventional injection molding and extrusion equipment, ProFlex™ styrene-ethylene butylene-styrene (SEBS) comes in 6 standard grades that meet USP Class VI biocompatibility standards andÂ- range from Shore 35A to 85A. Soft touch over-molding of these polymers onto rigid thermoplastic or metal components provides high-friction, ergonomically friendly surface. Also,...

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Improve The Cooling Performance Of Your Molds
Polymers

Improve The Cooling Performance Of Your Molds

Need to figure out your mold-cooling energy requirements for the various polymers you run? What about sizing cooling circuits so they provide adequate cooling capacity? Learn the tricks of the trade here. The first law of thermodynamics states that energy cannot be created or destroyed, but only transferred from one place to another. If you think of an injection mold as a closed thermodynamic...

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Biomaterials

Metabolix to Present New Findings on Multifunctional Benefits of PHA Biopolymers in PVC Applications

Vinyltec 2015 Presentation Identifies Significant Performance and Economic Benefits of PHA Biopolymers as Additives for PVC CAMBRIDGE, Mass.Â- – Metabolix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBLX), an advanced biomaterials company focused on sustainable solutions for the plastics industry, today announced that it will present its latest findings on the multifunctional benefits of bio-based PHA copolymers in a...

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Polymers

Automotive Grade Elastomers help improve fuel economy.

DuPont™ Vamac® ethylene acrylic elastomer (AEM) products help auto industry lower emissions and improve fuel economy to meet global regulations. Able to perform at temperatures up to 190°C, DuPont™ Vamac® VMX5000 AEM pre-compounds can be used in seals and gaskets, air management systems, and high-temperature coolant hose covers. DuPont™ Vamac® VMX2122 AEM dipolymer,...

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