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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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Germany's Aventics Uses Solvay's Kalix® High-Performance Polyamide for New Pneumatic Valve System
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Germany's Aventics Uses Solvay's Kalix® High-Performance Polyamide for New Pneumatic Valve System

Kalix® 9000 HPPA Delivers Unique Combination of Strength, High Flow,and Exceptional Surface Finish for Aventics AV Pneumatic Valve System FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany – Germany’s Aventics, a leading manufacturer of pneumatic components and systems which was created out of the former pneumatics business unit at Bosch Rexroth, uses Kalix® 9000 high-performance polyamide (HPPA) resin...

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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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An Out-of-the-box Approach to Material Handling: Innovative Composite Pallet Gains Strength, Durability from Pultruded Bayer Polyurethanes

ORLANDO, Fla. –Â- They splinter. They warp. They absorb moisture, which can lead to contamination. The drawbacks associated with the use of wooden pallets go on and on. But now there is a better alternative: RM2 has developed a composite pallet that resolves many of the issues the material handling industry faces related to traditional wooden pallets. The BLOCKPal™ pallet from RM2 is...

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Air Products to Showcase Its Epoxy Curing Agents for Adhesives and Composites Industries at CAMX 2014

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. –Â- For more than 30 years, Air Products (NYSE: APD) has been a leading supplier of epoxy curing agents and accelerators to the adhesives and composites industries. Air Products will feature these products at next week's CAMX, the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo, in Orlando, Fla., October 13-16. Air Products' experience with high-performance epoxy...

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France's Sophysa Uses Solvay's Eviva® PSU in Implantable Brain Shunts and Access Ports

Thermoplastic Biomaterial Delivers Toughness and Transparency LYON, France – Implantable brain shunt valves and access ports from France-based Sophysa, a leading supplier of adjustable neurosurgical valves for hydrocephalus treatment, are made of Eviva® polysulfone (PSU) resin from Solvay Specialty Polymers. Eviva® PSU is part of Solvay’s Solviva® Biomaterials line offered...

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New LED Lighting Profiles Using SABIC's LEXAN(TM) Resins is First to Comply with pan-European Railway Fire Safety Standard
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New LED Lighting Profiles Using SABIC's LEXAN(TM) Resins is First to Comply with pan-European Railway Fire Safety Standard

Railway coach manufacturers can now employ high-performance LED (light-emitting diode) lighting systems, including profiles that adhere to the sweeping new regulation aimed at ensuring safer European rail transportation, EN 45545. The lighting profiles, a product of Elkamet, a leading manufacturer of profiles for lighting technologies, will be on display this week at SABIC’s booth, along with...

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Sao Paulo's New Monorail System Using SABIC's High-performance LEXAN(TM) Resin Represents Firsts for Monte Meao and Bombardier
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Sao Paulo's New Monorail System Using SABIC's High-performance LEXAN(TM) Resin Represents Firsts for Monte Meao and Bombardier

Driven by industry trends that emphasize design, performance and sustainability, rail interior provider Monte MeÃ-£o has introduced an innovative design and manufacturing concept for the seat banks of São Paulo’s new BOMBARDIER INNOVIA Monorail 300 system, Line 15-Silver. The result: highly durable, lightweight seating created in less than half the time and at a substantially lower...

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Injection Molding Compounds target automotive window seals.
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Injection Molding Compounds target automotive window seals.

Designed for window encapsulation and appearance parts such as trim seals, Sarlink® 17100, ME-2500, and ME-2600 Series Compounds permit weight savings in comparison with EPDM and PVC. Sarlink 17100 thermoplastic vulcanizate compounds maintain seal integrity at high temperatures, resist greases and solvents, and yield low-gloss or matte finish. Readily colored, Sarlink ME-2500 and ME-2600...

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Gorbel Introduces New Mobile Fall Protection Unit
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Gorbel Introduces New Mobile Fall Protection Unit

Providing adequate fall protection is always a critical consideration and one that in many cases can be difficult to ensure. The new Mobile Fall Protection Unit is designed to facilitate positive fall protection in applications that would typically be difficult or impossible to provide with standard methods. To learn all about the advantages and convenience, see our video.

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