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Lubrizol Announces Participation in K 2013

CLEVELAND and DUSSELDORF, GERMANY –Â- The Lubrizol Corporation announces that it will be participating at K 2013 - The International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber - in Dusseldorf from October 1 6 - 23, in Hall 06, Booth C10. In addition to its wide - range of Estane ® Engineered Polymers, Lubrizol will be highlighting its high - performance specialty TPU...

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Packaging Materials

General Plastics Alan Pagni to Present August 23 at PATRAM 2013

Veteran polyurethane product development chemist will address the mechanism of intumescence and its role in the design of packaging materials TACOMA, Wash. – Alan Pagni, General Plastics’ supervising research and development chemist, will present recent study findings to the 2013 International Symposium on Packaging and Transportation of Radioactive Materials (PATRAM). This event, which takes...

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Rubber

TPU Compounds are transparent and UV resistant.

Resistant to degradation from chemicals, greases, oils, water, and fungus, Zythane® polyester- and polyether-based thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) compounds, depending onÂ- grade, are formulated for injection molding, clear injection molding, and clear extrusion applications. Properties and benefits include Shore Hardness from 60 Shore A to 70 Shore D, tensile strength from...

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TPU and PEBA Compounds optimize catheter manufacturing.

TPU and PEBA Compounds optimize catheter manufacturing.

ProPell™ thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) and polyether block amide (PEBA) compounds minimize tackiness and friction in soft, flexible polymers, to ensure optimal manufacturing and handling of medical catheters. Using non-migratory additive, compounds do not alter physical properties of unmodified polymers. Parts produced from TPU have coefficient of friction of 0.05, while those made from PEBA...

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Polymers

Lubrizol and Merquinsa Showcase Innovative Engineered Polymer Solutions at Feiplastic 2013

SAO PAULO, Brazil – The Lubrizol Corporation and Merquinsa, a Lubrizol company, announce that they will be participating at Feiplastic 2013—The International Plastic Trade Fair—in Sao Paulo, Brazil from May 20-24, 2013, at stand #F60. Lubrizol and Merquinsa will be showcasing their integrated portfolio of Engineered Polymer solutions. In addition to their wide-range of Estane®...

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Rubber Forming Pad History
Pads

Rubber Forming Pad History

Short run forming of complex sheet metal shapes using rubber dies and pads is quick and highly effective.Â-  This technique was first accomplished using the Guerin process.  After the Second World War, the Wheelon process was developed as an improvement over the Guerin Process.  A Wheelon press is capable of manufacturing large, complex, short run parts with economic...

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Polymers

Kraton is Stretching the Limits with New Ways to Design and Construct Nonwovens at the IDEA 2013 Expo

HOUSTONÂ- – Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA"), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers and other engineered polymers announces plans to exhibit at IDEA 2013, in Miami, Florida from April 22nd - 25th. The Kraton booth will be located in Hall B, booth # 1353 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Kraton will showcase elastic attachment adhesives designed to adhere...

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Sound Dampers

Acoustical Solutions Adds QuietGlue Pro and QuietCoat Soundproofing Compounds to Warehouse Clearance (04-03-2013)

RICHMOND, VA - QuietGlue Pro and QuietCoat Soundproofing Compounds are the easiest and most cost effective products for soundproofing existing walls and ceilings or reducing vibrations that cause structure borne noise. Acoustical Solutions is liquidating their current inventory of QuietGlue Pro and QuietCoat sound damping products. Five gallon buckets and cases of QuietGlue have been reduced by...

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Miscellaneous Dies

Polymar to Represent Argotec's Polyurethane Film & Sheet in Europe

GREENFIELD, MA, USA -- Argotec, Inc., of Greenfield, Massachusetts U.S.A. today announced their reaching agreement with polymer marketing specialists Polymar bvba of Antwerp, Belgium to represent the company in Europe, including the former Eastern European countries and the United Kingdom, effective January 1, 2013. Polymar will sell Argotec's complete line of blown and flat-die extruded,...

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Nike GS Football Boot Incorporates Bio-Based Pearlthane® ECO TPU in the Sole Plate Helping to Reduce Weight by 15 Percent
Polyurethane

Nike GS Football Boot Incorporates Bio-Based Pearlthane® ECO TPU in the Sole Plate Helping to Reduce Weight by 15 Percent

BARCELONA, Spain- Merquinsa, a Lubrizol company, announces that its Pearlthane® ECO TPUs are incorporated into Nike's recently released GS football boot. TPUs (thermoplastic polyurethanes) are known for outstanding mechanical properties, and Pearlthane ECO is no exception. This bio-based product line provides an alternative to 100 percent petroleum-based TPU materials, without compromising...

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