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Resins

Solvay Specialty Polymers Partners with Agiplast on New Recycled Solef® PVDF Resins

BOLLATE, Italy – Solvay Specialty Polymers has unveiled a range of recycled grades of Solef® polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) resin which provides major sustainability benefits for its customers. The new product range, called Fluorloop™, is based on recycled PVDF scrap from the Solef® PVDF production process as well as post-molding scrap from Solvay customers. Fluorloop™ grades...

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Masks and Masking

Dymax to Present at the Assembly Show 2013

Torrington, Connecticut -- Dymax Market Segment Manager Virginia Read will give a technical presentation at the upcoming Assembly Show, October 28 to 30 in Rosemont, IL (www.theassemblyshow.com). Ms. Read’s presentation, “Is LED Technology in Your Future?” will be held at 2:15 p.m. on Tuesday, October 29, as part of the Showcase Theater. She will demonstrate the savings an optimized...

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Resins

Amphenol's Unique Raceway Attachment Improves Airplane Wire Installation

Body Structure Uses Solvay's KetaSpire® PEEK for Strength, Chemical Resistance, and Long-lasting Performance ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Amphenol Pcd, a leading manufacturer of interconnect products for military, commercial aerospace and industrial applications, has developed a unique raceway attachment which significantly improves wire installation during airplane construction. The raceway...

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Packaging Materials

Solvay Marks 50th Anniversary of Diofan® and Ixan® High-Barrier Polymers for Food and Drug Packaging

Unique Combination of Oxygen and Water Vapor Barrier Properties Keeps Products Fresh and Safe BOLLATE, Italy — Solvay Specialty Polymers, a leading manufacturer of high-performance polymers, is celebrating its 50th anniversary as the global supplier of Diofan® and Ixan® polyvinylidene chloride (PVDC) polymers used in barrier packaging. Unlike most other barrier packaging materials,...

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Resins

TOPAS Advanced Polymers to Showcase Extensive Portfolio of Cyclic Olefin Copolymers at K 2013

FLORENCE, Ky. –Â- TOPAS Advanced Polymers will showcase its broad line of cyclic olefin copolymers (COCs) at K 2013, the 19th International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber Worldwide, which runs Oct. 16-23, in Düsseldorf, Germany. The company will discuss its latest materials and newest applications in Booth 7A05, which will be shared with its parent company, Polyplastics (Tokyo)....

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Conversion to Lightweight PET Delivers Unique Style and Easy Handling for McCormick Distilling's Eco Friendly 360 Vodka
Resins

Conversion to Lightweight PET Delivers Unique Style and Easy Handling for McCormick Distilling's Eco Friendly 360 Vodka

Custom 1.75L Bottle from Amcor Is Industry's First PET Container to Use Swing Top Closure MANCHESTER, Mich. – McCormick Distilling Co. Inc., a Weston, Mo. based manufacturer and distributor of premium spirits, has converted its Eco Friendly 360 Vodka 1.75L line from glass to lightweight polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles from Amcor Rigid Plastics, the world's leading producer of rigid...

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Resins

Film Grade Resin is engineered to be compostable.

Intended for worldwide use in compostable bag and film markets, Mvera™ B5010 isÂ- certified by Vinçotte to meet EN13432 standard. This compostable film grade resin, developed to meet international industrial standards for compostability, produces film that exhibits seal strength and printability suited for compostable shopping bags and food waste compost bags. Degree of allowed down...

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Solvay Demonstrates Use of Overflow Tabs to Improve Weld Line Strength of Reinforced Plastic Parts
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Solvay Demonstrates Use of Overflow Tabs to Improve Weld Line Strength of Reinforced Plastic Parts

Flexural Strength Increases More than 50% in Structural Components Made of KetaSpire® PEEK and AvaSpire® PAEK Resins ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Solvay Specialty Polymers has conducted an extensive study that supports the use of overflow tabs as a method to improve weld line strength of injection molded structural components. The technical study, which examined structural parts made of...

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Miscellaneous Compounds

Teknor Apex Expands Range of Polyamide Compounds Available in Europe and Will Now Brand All of Them as Chemlon® Products

Polyamide Offerings Now Include UK-Developed Compounds Previously Named Beetle®; Compounds Developed in the US; and New Recyclon® Recycled PolyamideÂ-  OLDBURY, UK – Teknor Apex Company will rebrand its entire range of polyamide compounds under the Chemlon® name and has expanded its product portfolio in Europe by adding dozens of proven polyamide formulations originally...

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Miscellaneous Film

COC Film Grade offer heat stability, robust extrusion performance.

Intended for converters and packagers, TOPAS® 7010F-600 film extrusion grade of cyclic olefin copolymer (COC) features glass transition temperature of 110°C and is typically used in multilayer structures with polyolefins and barrier resins such as polyamide (PA) and ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH). Film extrusion resin does not require pre-drying and can be run on blown film systems...

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Basalt America Announces Stronger, Lighter, and Corrosion-Free FRP's (Fiber Reinforced Polymers)
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Basalt America Announces Stronger, Lighter, and Corrosion-Free FRP's (Fiber Reinforced Polymers)

Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP), represents a truly groundbreaking advancement in structural reinforcement. Lightweight, strong, and green, they are changing the way the construction industry thinks about rebar. Unlike steel, FRPs don't rust and are far stronger than standard rebar. To learn why Fiber Reinforced Polymers are poised to change the way the world builds, see our video.

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