Polypropylene

New Polypropylene Helps OEMS Meet VIAQ Standards
Polypropylene

New Polypropylene Helps OEMS Meet VIAQ Standards

The Maxxam LO from PolyOne Corporation is a low odor talc-filled polypropylene. The material enables reduced VOC emissions and thus helps OEMs meet VIAQ, vehicle interior air quality, standards in under-hood automotive HVAC applications. It reduces noxious odors and achieves odor testing results of 3.0 per VDA 270.

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Latest Thermylene P11 Glass-Reinforced Polypropylene Delivers Flexural Modulus of 10,000 MPa
Polypropylene

Latest Thermylene P11 Glass-Reinforced Polypropylene Delivers Flexural Modulus of 10,000 MPa

Thermylene® P11 Glass-Reinforced Polypropylene is available in 30%, 40% and 50% glass loadings. The product is suitable for applications such as door modules, center consoles, load floors, fan shrouds, battery trays and grille shutters. Unit exhibits 40% more improved tensile strength at 80°C and 120°C when compared with conventional glass-filled PP. Offering a tensile strength of 125 MPa and...

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February Material Highlight: ITW Formex(TM)
Miscellaneous Materials

February Material Highlight: ITW Formex(TM)

This month we highlight ITW's Formex™ flexible polypropylene materials. Formex™ is a flame retardant material that provides superior electrical insulation and barrier protection in various industrial and consumer electronic equipment. This material is able to create a 'living hinge' for fantastic score and fold ability, making it easy to create 3-Dimensional parts that can fold...

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Die-Cut PP Materials offer flame-retardant electrical insulation.
Die Cutting Services

Die-Cut PP Materials offer flame-retardant electrical insulation.

ITW Formex materials areÂ- polypropylene grades that carry UL 94V-0 flame class rating. Used mainly as electrical insulator, Formex and Formex GK offer scoring, folding, and bending characteristics suited for 3D parts fabrication for electronics. Statex has same basic properties and provides static-dissipative ESD protection. ITW Formex, Formex GK, and Statex are extruded into stock forms...

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Polypropylene Rod suits orthopedic applications.
Polypropylene

Polypropylene Rod suits orthopedic applications.

Available in 15 colors and 13 diameters, Medical Grade Propylux® HS Round Bar Stock features dimensional stability when processed through repeated autoclaving cycles. Heat-stabilized, biocompatible product also exhibits chemical resistance to cleaning and disinfecting agents while offering balance of strength, ductility, and toughness.Â- Compliant with key parts of ISO 10993,...

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Polypropylene

FLEXcon Eliminates Drum Label Certification Process for Convertors and Manufacturers Servicing the Petroleum and Chemical Industries

Company Announces DRUMcal™ 51932 has received BS 5609 Sections 2 and 3 Certification with Multiple Thermal Transfer Ribbons FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced that to support converters and manufacturers servicing the petroleum and chemical industries, the company has certified DRUMcal™ 51932 2.3 mil white polypropylene for BS 5609 Section 2 for salt...

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Long Fiber Thermoplastic Compounds feature low VOCs.
Plastics

Long Fiber Thermoplastic Compounds feature low VOCs.

Designed for structural use, Very Long Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene Compounds satisfy OEM mandates to reduce VOC levels found in thermoplastic materials specified for use in automotive interior applications. Low emission PP VLF compounds provide optimized strength, stiffness, and dimensional accuracy, with reinforcement levels of 20–50 weight%. Environmentally friendly products are used for...

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Hex Rod Available at Emco Plastics
Miscellaneous Rods

Hex Rod Available at Emco Plastics

CEDAR GROVE, NJÂ- – Emco Plastics, offers hexagonal rod machined to close tolerance (+/-.005”) starting sizes of 3/8 across the flats. Hex rod is available from engineered materials including Nylon, Delrin®, UHMW, Polypropylene, Polysulfone, PEEK, Noryl®, UHMWPE, Ultem®, Teflon® and many more. Emco Plastics can supply hex rod in lengths of 5, 8, or 10 foot, or...

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Polymer Additives

Milliken to Launch Advanced New Additive for the Nucleation of HDPE, Showcase Ultra-Clear PP Featuring Millad® NX(TM) 8000 at Pack Expo

Spartanburg, S.C. – Milliken Company will launch a new leading-edge nucleator for injection molding high-density polyethylene (HDPE) at Pack Expo International in Chicago, Nov. 2-5, 2014 in booth #10513. The new polymer additive allows packaging manufacturers to achieve increased levels of productivity and performance and a reduction in material waste. Milliken will also showcase ultra-clear...

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