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SABIC Expands LEXAN(TM) Product Line to Deliver Cost-effective and Efficient Production with Enhanced Fire Safety for Railway Interiors
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SABIC Expands LEXAN(TM) Product Line to Deliver Cost-effective and Efficient Production with Enhanced Fire Safety for Railway Interiors

Railway coach manufacturers can now meet key safety regulations while also making the production and operation of carriages more cost and energy efficient thanks to three new polycarbonate solutions from SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business, which were unveiled today at InnoTrans in Berlin, Germany. These three new solutions further expand SABIC’s offerings, currently the broadest EN 45545...

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SABIC's High-performance LEXAN(TM) Resin Solution for Seating Helps Integral Coach Factory Modernize Mumbai's Railway System
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SABIC's High-performance LEXAN(TM) Resin Solution for Seating Helps Integral Coach Factory Modernize Mumbai's Railway System

SABIC’s LEXAN™ resin is helping an Indian rail coach manufacturer to produce seating for Mumbai’s heavily-utilized railway system more efficiently, with the added benefits of enhanced passenger comfort, easier maintenance and end-of-life recyclability. Integral Coach Factory (ICF) was selected to develop new modular seating for what is perhaps the most intensively used suburban rail system...

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Ford Fusion Rear Window in Lightweight Concept Version Loses 35 Percent of Its Weight with Polycarbonate Solution from SABIC
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Ford Fusion Rear Window in Lightweight Concept Version Loses 35 Percent of Its Weight with Polycarbonate Solution from SABIC

With the automotive industry focused on hitting future fuel economy and emission targets, the Ford Motor Company has revealed a drivable multi-material lightweight vehicle (MMLV) with an advanced polycarbonate (PC) glazing solution from SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business that makes possible a 35 percent weight reduction compared to the same window on a 2013 model year Ford Fusion production...

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Solvay to Exhibit One of the Most Comprehensive Photovoltaic Material Portfolios Under the Sun at Intersolar North America
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Solvay to Exhibit One of the Most Comprehensive Photovoltaic Material Portfolios Under the Sun at Intersolar North America

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Solvay Specialty Polymers will highlight its comprehensive portfolio of high-performance polymers for the solar power industry at the Intersolar North America exhibition July 8-10 in San Francisco. The company's offering was recently expanded with the addition of two new film grades of Halar® ethylene chlorotrifluoroethylene (ECTFE) resin, which features a unique...

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High-Performance Polyamides target mHealth electronic devices.

Kalix® high-performance polyamides (HPPAs) –Â- halogen-free Kalix HPPA 5000 series; bio-based, amorphous Kalix HPPA 3000 series; and bio-sourced, impact-resistant PPA grade Kalix 2000 series – are suited for structural components used in mobile healthcare (mHealth) electronic devices. Strength, stiffness, and chemical resistance properties specifically complement...

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LinkTech to Unveil New High-Flow Coupling Made of Solvay's Udel® PSU for Healthcare Industry
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LinkTech to Unveil New High-Flow Coupling Made of Solvay's Udel® PSU for Healthcare Industry

New 60PS Series of High-Flow Couplings Feature Udel® PSU for Strength and High Heat Resistance NEW YORK, N.Y. –Â- LinkTech Couplings, a leading global supplier of quick couplings and valves with headquarters in Ventura, Calif., will launch in July the new 60PS series of high-flow couplings made of Udel® polysulfone (PSU) resin from Solvay Specialty Polymers for healthcare and...

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Extremity Medical Receives FDA Clearance for New Hammertoe Anchor Implant Made of Solvay's Zeniva® PEEK
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Extremity Medical Receives FDA Clearance for New Hammertoe Anchor Implant Made of Solvay's Zeniva® PEEK

Industry's First PEEK Hammertoe Fusion Device Boasts Unique Design to Ensure Stability and Maintenance ROSEMONT, Ill. –Â- Extremity Medical LLC, Parsippany, N.J., an entrepreneurial-based manufacturer of orthopedic implants for the distal extremities, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food Drug Administration (FDA) for its new HammerFiX™ IP fusion system made of Zeniva®...

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OMNOVA Solutions Broadens Global Availability of Specialty Resins for Water-Borne Coatings Market

FAIRLAWN, OhioÂ- — OMNOVA Solutions (NYSE: OMN) announced the completion of a major capabilities expansion at its Le Havre, France manufacturing facility, which will enable the Company to increase its capacity to produce specialty acrylic resins for water-borne coatings.  This multi-million euro expansion features semi-continuous polymerization and builds upon OMNOVA's existing...

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High Stiffness PEEK offers low specific gravity of 1.35.

Providing 50% greater modulus/stiffness than standard neat PEEK grades, KetaSpire® KT-825 retains elongation and toughness that is comparable to that of neat PEEK resin for structural applications in transportation, electronics, semiconductor, and oil and gas. Dielectric strength per ASTM D149 at thickness ofÂ- 3.2 mm is 26.0 kV/mm (660 V/mil) as compared with 15.2...

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How SpinSelect Can Save You Time and Money
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How SpinSelect Can Save You Time and Money

Thanks to the unique SpinSelect™ Multi-Pocket selectable quick change tool holder, it's time to rethink the range, complexity and volume of parts that your lathe can produce. Our Spin-Select™ tool was created to increase productivity and consistency by decreasing downtime associated with lathe cutting tool and insert setups or changeovers. This product is a game-changer for the industry and we're pleased to show you why.

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