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 Solvay’s...Read More »
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 Polyamide- 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 developed by the...Read More »
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-Read More »
Lubrizol Announces Participation in K 2013
CLEVELAND and DUSSELDORF, GERMANY –- The Lubrizol Corporation announces that it will be participating at K 2013- - The International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber- - in Dusseldorf from October 1 6 - 23, in Hall 06, Booth C10. In addition to its wide - range of Estane -® Engineered Polymers, Lubrizol will be highlighting its high - performance specialty TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane)...Read More »
PCB Fabrication Notes Guide
The overall purpose of your fabrication notes is to enhance Design for Manufacturability for optimal PCB fabrication and assembly while maintaining applicable industry standards and regulations.Read More »
PEEK Powders offer particle size down to 10 microns.
Providing chemical resistance, KetaSpire-® PEEK Powders are suitable for water-borne coatings, powder coatings, and resin-preimpregnation of continuous fiber composites. Products are available in SFP (super-fine powder) and UFP (ultra-fine powder) grades with nominal median particle size of 30 microns and 10 microns, respectively. Both types come in high-flow and low-flow versions which are...Read More »
Polyamide 6.6 Compound forms intricate automotive parts.
Used for injection molding, Chemlon-® 104 Impact-Modified Polyamide provides good flow properties for intricate or multi-cavity parts,- along with- flexural strength and low-temperature impact resistance for demanding automotive applications. Flexural and impact strength enables components such as automotive fuel line fasteners- and cable ducts to withstand stresses of assembly and end use...Read More »
Solvay Develops Innovative Design Concepts for Production of Sterilization Cases and Trays
Solvay Contracts with Promolding BV to Create Less Costly and More Efficient Designs Using Radel-® PPSU Resin ALPHARETTA, Ga. -- Solvay Specialty Polymers has contracted with polymer design, engineering, and injection molding firm Promolding BV, the Netherlands, to generate several original design concepts for the manufacturing of sterilization instrument cases and trays using Radel-®...Read More »
Saint-Gobain Seals Group's Rulon® J Fluoropolymer Material ASTM Certified for Flammability, Smoke, and Toxicity
Saint-Gobain Seals Group's Rulon-® J, one of their fluoropolymer grades, was recently certified for mass transit applications such as in trains and aircraft in regards to specific safety requirements for flammability, smoke and toxicity (FST). While composites are an excellent technology for weight reduction, most thermoset resins carry some safety risk in mass transit applications due to...Read More »
Italy's Sintea Plustek Launches New Spinal Implants Made of Solvay's Zeniva® PEEK
Versatile Thermoplastic Biomaterial Brings Exceptional Performance in New DOMINO Spinal Fusion Cages ALPHARETTA, Ga. –- Sintea Plustek S.r.l., based in Milan, Italy, a leading supplier of minimally invasive spinal implants and delivery systems, has launched the new DOMINO cervical fusion cage implant made of Zeniva-® polyetheretherketone (PEEK) resin from Solvay Specialty Polymers. The fusion...Read More »
At K 2013, Teknor Apex Will Announce a Restructuring of TPE Brands Reflecting a Wider Product Portfolio in Europe
For a Given Application, Customers Often Will Be Able to Choose ‘Precisely the Best Compound’ from Multiple TPE Types Now Offered by Teknor Apex GELEEN, THE NETHERLANDS – At K 2013, Teknor Apex Company will introduce a restructuring of its well-known thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) brands that will enable it to serve as a single source of multiple compounds for European plastics processors in...Read More »
SEALTITE® Fittings and Cord Grips Offer Longer Lasting Protection
Anamet Electrical's 316 Stainless steel SEALTITE® fittings and UL-listed cord grips protect sensitive wiring components from fluids, corrosive contaminations, bumps, and abrasions with a steel core and liquid tight conduit jacket. Check out this video to learn more.Read More »