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Polymer Additives

PolyOne Highlights Advanced Packaging Technologies at PACK EXPO 2014

CLEVELANDÂ- – PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, will feature the latest technologies for packaging applications at PACK EXPO International 2014 this week in Chicago. PACK EXPO International, one of the most highly regarded packaging exhibitions in the world, is held annually and features the latest...

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Automobile Natural Gas Tanks Take the Pressure with Composites in DSM High Performance Thermoplastics
Adhesive Tapes

Automobile Natural Gas Tanks Take the Pressure with Composites in DSM High Performance Thermoplastics

Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, says a combination of two of its most innovative thermoplastics technologies has resulted in high performance pressure vessels that are ideally suited for use as lightweight fuel tanks for automobiles running on compressed natural gas (CNG) or hydrogen. With a solution for both the inner liner and the outer tape reinforcement,...

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Polymer Additives

Lubrizol Highlights Broad Range of Material Solutions at AAPS Conference in San Diego

CLEVELAND – The Lubrizol Corporation’s LifeSciences business, a leading supplier of advanced materials for the pharmaceutical and medical device industry, will showcase its extensive range of material solutions for the pharmaceutical industry at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) conference Nov. 2-6 at the San Diego Convention Center (booth 1817). The company will...

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Solvay to Make Strong Case for Metal-to-Plastic Conversion at SPE Medical Plastics Minitec
Retractors

Solvay to Make Strong Case for Metal-to-Plastic Conversion at SPE Medical Plastics Minitec

Hip Retractor Case Study is Latest Example Showcasing the BenefitsÂ- of High-Performance Polymers over Metals in Medical Devices ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Solvay Specialty Polymers – a leading global supplier of high-performance thermoplastics offered for use in a range of markets including implantable and non-implantable medical devices – will deliver a broad-ranging technical presentation on...

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Resins

Solvay Specialty Polymers' KetaSpire® PEEK Products are Qualified at COMAC

Chinese Manufacturer Qualifies High-PerformanceÂ- Polymers for Next-Generation Aircraft SEATTLE, Wash. – Five of Solvay Specialty Polymers' KetaSpire® polyetheretherketone (PEEK) grades have earned qualification at the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC), a leading Chinese aircraft manufacturer, for use on its next-generation aircraft. These five materials are the...

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Historic Ohio Bridge Gets Robust, Low Maintenance Replacement with Fiberspan Decking
Composites

Historic Ohio Bridge Gets Robust, Low Maintenance Replacement with Fiberspan Decking

DAYTON, Ohio – During the Roaring Twenties, Sandy Beach Bridge connected the two sides of the Sandy Beach Amusement Park supporting heavy pedestrian traffic. The Indian Lake, Ohio pedestrian bridge, once part of Ohio’s Million Dollar Playground, fell into disrepair along with the park in the 1960s. The property was purchased in 1981 for development, but the cost required to restore the...

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New Hybrid Molding Process and Material Innovations from Victrex Delivers Next-Generation Aerospace Solutions
Polyetheretherketone (PEEK)

New Hybrid Molding Process and Material Innovations from Victrex Delivers Next-Generation Aerospace Solutions

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA USAÂ- – Victrex has developed a new PAEK-based polymer and an innovative hybrid molding technology. This allows engineers to overmold a PAEK-based composite with fiber-reinforced VICTREX® PEEK injection molding materials. The polymeric advancement allows engineers to design stronger, lower cost components that are up to 60% lighter than typical metal and...

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Polyketone-Based Compounds offer diverse range of properties.
Polymers

Polyketone-Based Compounds offer diverse range of properties.

Comprised of compounds based on polyketone (PK), LUVOCOM® 70 series suits applications that have multiple engineering requirements. Standard 3 grades includeÂ- 70-9045, which is reinforced with carbon fibers; 70-9046, which is lubricated with PTFE; and 70-9113/BK, which is formulated for low wear and friction. Made-to-measure compounds can also be supplied to meet specific needs.

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Miscellaneous Materials

A. Schulman to Present Its Innovative Solutions for Mobility, Electrical & Electronics, Sports & Leisure, and Cosmetics Packaging at Fakuma 2014

AKRON, OhioÂ- – A. Schulman Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds and resins, will present its broad range of products at the Fakuma plastics processing exhibition on October 14-18, 2014, in Friedrichshafen, Germany. Moreover, A. Schulman will showcase the product portfolios of several of the Company's recent acquisitions: The...

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Coatings

Silicone Release Coating offers flat release profile.

Targeting low-platinum, solventless systems, Silcolease®Poly 356 provides flat release over broad range of strip speeds, enabling label manufacturers to boost productivity. Product provides good cures at high coating line speeds, effective cure on thermally sensitive substrates, and wide range of release levels with addition of release modifiers. Silcolease®Poly 356 anchors to most...

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