Hoerbiger Uses Solvay's KetaSpire® PEEK for High-Performance Compressor Plates
Glass Fiber Reinforced Grade Meets Demanding Heat, Chemical, and Fatigue Resistance Requirements ALPHARETTA, Ga. –- Austria-based Hoerbiger, a leading global supplier of compressor components and services, produces reciprocating compressor valve plates (also known as valve sealing elements) and wear-resistant rings and packings utilizing KetaSpire-® polyetheretherketone (PEEK) resin from...Read More »
Solvay's Radel® PPSU Replaces Metal in LinkTech's Proprietary Quick Coupling for Surgical Sterilization Unit
Lightweight PPSU Delivers Chemical Resistance, High Heat Resistance, and Durability in Unique One-Piece Coupling ALPHARETTA, Ga. –- LinkTech Quick Couplings, a leading global supplier of quick couplings and valves with headquarters in Ventura, Calif., has developed a proprietary quick coupling made of Radel-® polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) resin from Solvay Specialty Polymers for surgical...Read More »
New Airbus A400M Features Composite Ice Protection Plates Made with Glass Fabric-Based Fortron PPS from Celanese
Provides Excellent Impact Resistance Sulzbach, Germany, Florence, Ky., Shanghai, PR China – New Airbus A400M military transport aircraft features composite fuselage ice protection plates made with glass fabric-based Fortron-® polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) from Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), the global technology and specialty materials company. Fortron PPS is incorporated into a glass fabric...Read More »
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,...Read More »
7 Benefits of End-to-End Supply Chain Management
Download our free eBook to learn what a single point consolidator/shipper is and the 7 benefits of working with end-to-end supply chain management companies.Read More »
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.Read More »
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 -µm for compression molding, and pellet form for extrusion and injection molding. Ultra-high...Read More »
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 result...Read More »
Purolite Corporation to Develop Bioseparation Resins Based on Agarose Media
BALA CYNWYD, Pa.- — 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 2014...Read More »
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...Read More »
Metabolix to Showcase Compostable Resins and Biobased Performance Additives at K 2013
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and DUSSELDORF, Germany –- 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...Read More »
Complete Water Solutions Offers Wide Range of Water Treatment Equipment
Complete Water Solutions provides full installation tailored to your water treatment needs. Check out the video to learn more.Read More »