Resins

Dow and Milliken Collaborate on New AGILITY(TM) NX(TM) Clarified PP Offering Sustainability, Cost, Performance and Aesthetic Benefits

CHICAGO - The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and Milliken & Company (Milliken) have announced the launch of AGILITY(TM) NX(TM) clear polypropylene (PP) resins, a next-generation family of PP offering excellent aesthetics, excellent functionality and enhanced operational efficiencies for greater impact on the sustainability profile of PP. The announcement was made at the 2011 International Home &...

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Engineering Resins can double life of automotive components.

Engineering Resins can double life of automotive components.

By extending performance life of automotive under-the-hood components, DuPont(TM) ZytelÂ-® PLUS nylon enables replacement of metals with plastics, subsequently reducing overall vehicle weight. Long-term performance under exposure to heat and chemicals results from DuPont(TM) SHIELD Technology, which combines polymer backbone, polymer modifications, and proprietary additives.

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Celanese Advances Eco-Friendly Paint Technology with Expanded EcoVAE-® Family of Vinyl Emulsions

Combining performance, low VOCs and formulation flexibility, Celanese's VAE products offer paint makers exceptional value Charlotte, North Carolina - Celanese Emulsion Polymers introduces two new members to the EcoVAE-® line of vinyl acetate/ethylene resins to crowds at the American Coatings Show (ACS) 2010. Originally introduced at ACS 2008, the EcoVAE-® line is increasingly the vehicle of...

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LED Elements are made from array of Lexan(TM) resins.

LED Elements are made from array of Lexan(TM) resins.

Expression 2011 elements, offering various color and special effect options, expand design potential. By influencing light transmission, diffusion, and color, materials, designers an create distinctive and differentiated products. Resin choice, in addition to different colors and effects, results in differentiation in thermal resistance, flame retardance, and insulative properties.

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Bio-Based Performance Materials meet auto industry needs.

As bio-based resin for automotive vehicle body parts, including exterior panels, Palapreg-® ECO P55-01 is composed of 55% renewable resources and does not require sacrifices of product performance or production speed. EcoPaXX(TM) bio-based engineering plastic combines melting point of approximately 250-°C, low moisture absorption, and optimal resistance to chemical substances. Approximately 70%...

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Lee Spring Leaps to the Top of Its Game with First-Ever Springs Molded from SABIC Innovative Plastics' Ultra-Tough Ultem* Resin

PITTSFIELD, Mass. - Lee Spring, a leading global manufacturer of mechanical springs since 1918, has leaped past its competition with a totally new technology - LeeP(TM) plastic composite springs molded from SABIC Innovative Plastics' Ultem* resin. Among the first springs ever made with high-performance, engineered plastic, LeeP compression springs provide critical advantages over traditional...

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Vinyl-Based Polymer Emulsion is formulated for use in painter's caulk.

TufCOR(TM) 703 is based on vinyl technology to help caulk formulators achieve appropriate rheology and finishing properties, allowing for proper gunnability and smooth application. It promotes adhesion to multiple substrates, including wood and cement, in dry, interior applications, and also offers filler acceptance that provides wide range of pigment-to-binder ratios. Polymer also meets...

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Urethane Casting Resin is suitable for prototyping applications.

Urethane Casting Resin is suitable for prototyping applications.

Providing ABS-like feel and appearance, Mercury-free Type 70-2170 urethane casting resin does not contain TDI or MbOCA, and cures rapidly at room temperature. Low shrinkage and low viscosity properties allow for production of dimensionally stable precision parts. Resin is designed for product development and low volume manufacturing.

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Lightweight Polyolefin Resin features impact resistance.

Suited for high-gloss sheet and thermoforming applications, InvisionÂ-® 3570 consists of high-clarity, high-gloss, non-stress whitening olefin capstock material that can be directly co-extruded onto polyethylene resins. Invision color technology, combined with capstock resin, allows co-extruded sheet to match appearance of painted plastics. Ductile to -40Â-

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Anti-Static Compounds promote safe drug dispensing.

Intended for inhalation devices, LNP(TM) Stat-Loy(TM) specialty compound grades offer built-in, permanent anti-static properties to promote efficient delivery of full dose of powder or aerosol to patient each time. Compounds are pre-assessed for biocompatibility according to ISO 10993 and available in 3 transparent resin systems: acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS); polymethylmethacrylate...

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