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Micropen Technologies Applies Conductive Features to Solvay's Radel-® PPSU for Medical Device Uses

Micropen Technologies Applies Conductive Features to Solvay's Radel-® PPSU for Medical Device Uses

Material and Process Deliver Unique Functionality in Spinal Therapy System ALPHARETTA, Ga., March 31, 2011 - Micropen Technologies Corp. has successfully used its unique MicropenningÂ-® direct printing process to apply patterned conductive and dielectric thick film coatings onto a disposable medical device component made from RadelÂ-® polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) resin from Solvay Advanced...

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pDCPD Molding Provides Critical Updates for Light Tower Line

pDCPD Molding Provides Critical Updates for Light Tower Line

OSBORNE, KANSAS - The light weight, impact resistance and aesthetic qualities of pDCPD made it the perfect choice for a new molded plastic enclosure - a recent collaboration between Osborne Industries, Inc. and Allmand Bros., Inc. The enclosure, manufactured by Osborne, a leader in pDCPD molding using TeleneÂ-® DCPD resins, protects the Night-Lite PRO II, the newest edition of Holdrege,...

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Solvay Advanced Polymers Names Link Upon Advanced Material Corp. as Far East Ultra Polymers Distributor

Agreement Covers KetaSpireÂ-® PEEK and AvaSpireÂ-® PAEK Resins in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and China ALPHARETTA, Ga., March 30, 2011 - Solvay Advanced Polymers, LLC, has named Link Upon Advanced Material Corp., Taipei, Taiwan, as an authorized distributor for KetaSpireÂ-® polyetheretherketone (PEEK) and AvaSpireÂ-® polyaryletherketone (PAEK) resins in the Far East. Effective April 1,...

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Victrex Polymer Solutions Reinforces Its Focus on Composites

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - Victrex Polymer Solutions has strengthened its composites business focus and has established a worldwide task force to offer an array of technical resources to assist engineers both at the processor and end-user level in order to address specific requirements within the composite area. The pressure to reduce weight, enhance reliability and durability, reduce...

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MEDPort's Private Label Line of Fit & Fresh(TM) Containers Gets a Healthy Boost in Shelf Appeal with Milliken Millad-® NX(TM) 8000 Clarifier

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - MEDPort LLC, manufacturer of the Fit & Fresh(TM) family of products for healthy eating on the go, upgraded to polypropylene (PP) clarified with the advanced MilladÂ-® NX(TM) 8000 clarifying agent from Milliken & Company. MEDPort made the move to Millad NX 8000 to create a private label line of Fit & Fresh containers offering exceptional clarity, brightness and overall...

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PEEK Grade suits wire and cable insulation applications.

Consisting of medium-viscosity resin, KetaSpireÂ-® KT-851 NT is for use in melt extrusion-based wire and cable insulation layers, as well as monofilaments, multi-filament fibers, ultra-thin tubing, and films. Semi-crystalline material allows for production of articles that are low in gel content and other particulate contamination. KT-851 NT incorporates trace level of lubricant dusted on...

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FireBlock from Cray Valley Won the 2011 JEC Innovation Award

FireBlock won the JEC 2011 innovation award, in the material category. Cray Valley and its partners - Mariskone, Crepim and Diseño e Innovacion - will receive their prize on Tuesday 29th of March at the JEC Show in Paris. It's a strong recognition of the most famous award within the composite industry, highlighting Cray Valley dedication to innovation and its commitment to bring high value...

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Sistema Adds Final Touch to Consumer Appeal of PP Storage Containers with Crystal Clarity of Milliken Millad-® NX(TM) 8000 Clarifier

CHICAGO - At the 2011 International Home & Housewares Show, New Zealand's Sistema Plastics Limited showcased its upgraded line of polypropylene (PP) food storage containers that feature brilliant, glass-like clarity provided by MilladÂ-® NX(TM) 8000 advanced clarifier from Milliken & Company. Exceptional clarity is the newest aspect of Sistema's unique quality story: to meet consumer demands...

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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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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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