Resins

Solvay's Ixef® PARA Selected Over Metal in New Disposable Laparoscopic Dynamic Retraction System
Resins

Solvay's Ixef® PARA Selected Over Metal in New Disposable Laparoscopic Dynamic Retraction System

High-Performance Thermoplastic Delivers Strength, Rigidity, and Biocompatibility in Patent-Pending NovaTract™ Dynamic Retractor ALPHARETTA, Ga. – NovaTract Surgical Inc., Madison, Conn., has developed the NovaTract™ Dynamic Retractor, a unique disposable 5-mm laparoscopic rectractor that helps increase visualization and easy manipulation of organs for general, colorectal, gynecologic,...

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Miscellaneous Liners

Green CIPP Resins eliminate environmental concerns.

With ECO Series Resins, partially or fully deteriorated underground pipes can be repaired with environmental safety in mind. Vinyl ester resins have no styrene, VOCs, or hazardous air pollutants. Resins meet ASTM F1216 requirements and minimize likelihood of stress cracking and shrinkage. In addition, products provide fast wet out and optimized flexural modulus properties.

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Resins

Ultra-High Molecular Weight PEEK offers impact resistance.

Offering ductility and resistance to cracking during demolding and machining, KetaSpire® KT-810 features melt viscosity ranging from 0.51–0.65 kPa-s compared to 0.38-0.50 kPa-s for standard high-viscosity PEEK grades. Material is available in fine powder with average particle size of approximately 50 Â-µm for compression molding, and pellet form for extrusion and injection molding....

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Resins

PPS Stock Shapes combine resilience and machinability.

Stocked in rod and plate, TECATRON® PPS is made from FDA-compliant resins and maintains chemical resistance and purity while exhibiting tensile strength of 15,000 psi, tensile modulus of 731,500 psi, and compressive modulus of 367,000 psi. Additional properties include flexural strength of 24,000 psi; flexural modulus of 622,000 psi; and compression strength 17,800 psi. These properties...

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Resins

Purolite Corporation to Develop Bioseparation Resins Based on Agarose Media

BALA CYNWYD, Pa.Â- — Purolite announced today that it will develop bioseparation resins for chromatography based on agarose media that will be manufactured in their cGMP, FDA regulated facility. The new line will expand the LifeTech™ family of products to cover the SEC, HIC, IEX and affinity bio-purification media for the fast-growing biomolecules market. The new products will launch in...

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Resins

High-Visibility FIP/CIP Gaskets provide placement confirmation.

UV/Vis, light-curable, Form-In-Place and Cure-In-Place gasketing resins are formulated with high-visibility black (GA-140-B) and green (GA-140-G) color. Bonding to metals, glass, and plastics, products are resistant to high-temperature and high-moisture environments while maintaining adhesion and flexibility. Shrinkage value reduces stress, while in-line curing allows for increased production...

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Polymer Additives

Metabolix to Showcase Compostable Resins and Biobased Performance Additives at K 2013

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and DUSSELDORF, Germany –Â- K 2013, MESSE DuSSELDORF - Metabolix (NASDAQ: MBLX), an innovation-driven performance biomaterials company focused on developing sustainable solutions to the plastics, chemicals and energy industries, will showcase a variety of compostable resin and biobased performance additive products at the K 2013 International Trade Fair. Show attendees may...

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Miscellaneous Fabrics and Cloths

Freudenberg at the Specialties Fabrics Expo

Eco-friendly nonwoven products on display confirm Freudenberg's commitment to environmental sustainability PLYMOUTH, Mich. -- Freudenberg Nonwovens, leading global manufacturer of nonwoven products, is exhibiting its latest eco-friendly products in the Advanced Textiles Section of the IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo and the Advanced Textiles Conference Trade Show. This year's IFAI Expo will be...

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Resins

Saint-Gobain Makes Significant Investment in Norton Bear-Tex® Nonwoven Portfolio

Phase II investment includes increased R&D efforts and manufacturing efficiencies WATERVLIET, NY – With advances in manufacturing technology and the ever-increasing need for streamlined operations, industrial manufacturers are utilizing near-net-shape processes toÂ-  develop products under much tighter tolerances that are as close to finished" as possible. While necessitating less...

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Resins

Polyphenylene Sulfide reaches crystallinity without hot oil.

With Fortron® ICE Improved Crystallization Evolution Grades, injection molders that use hot molding systems, operating at temperatures greater than 275°F, can minimize cycle times and number of broken parts. Molders with cold injection units, operating at temperatures from 194–275°F, can achieve full crystallization. In addition to chemical and thermal resistance,...

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