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Lubrizol Announces Participation in K 2013

CLEVELAND and DUSSELDORF, GERMANY –Â- 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...

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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...

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Polyamide 6.6 Compound forms intricate automotive parts.
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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,Â- 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...

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Solvay Develops Innovative Design Concepts for Production of Sterilization Cases and Trays
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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®...

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Saint-Gobain Seals Group's Rulon® J Fluoropolymer Material ASTM Certified for Flammability, Smoke, and Toxicity
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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...

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Italy's Sintea Plustek Launches New Spinal Implants Made of Solvay's Zeniva® PEEK
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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. –Â- 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....

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At K 2013, Teknor Apex Will Announce a Restructuring of TPE Brands Reflecting a Wider Product Portfolio in Europe
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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...

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New Dental Implant System from BioHorizons Features Surgical Instrument Tray Made of Solvay's Radel® PPSU
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New Dental Implant System from BioHorizons Features Surgical Instrument Tray Made of Solvay's Radel® PPSU

High-Performance Thermoplastic Provides Strength, Transparency, Chemical Resistance, and Exceptional Sterilization Durability ALPHARETTA, Ga. – BioHorizons, a leading dental implant company based in Birmingham, Ala., has launched an innovative new surgical instrument kit for its Tapered Plus implant system for the replacement of missing teeth. Made of Radel® polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) resin...

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Italy's Plan 1 Health Uses Solvay's Eviva® PSU in Implantable Drug Infusion System
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Italy's Plan 1 Health Uses Solvay's Eviva® PSU in Implantable Drug Infusion System

Thermoplastic Biomaterial Delivers Light Weight and MRI Compatibility in Healthport® Catheter Port ALPHARETTA, Ga.– Implantable catheter ports from Plan 1 Health S.r.l, Amaro, Italy, a leading designer and manufacturer of implantable dental and infusion systems, are made of Eviva® polysulfone (PSU) resin from Solvay Specialty Polymers for biocompatibility, dimensional stability, and...

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Polyphenylene Sulfide facilitates food handling applications.
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Polyphenylene Sulfide facilitates food handling applications.

Suited for extrusion and injection molding, Fortron® FX4382T1 PPS complies with FDA and EU food-contact regulations. This unreinforced grade is formulated to deliver long-term durability over life of components found in food handling applications, including conveyor systems for food processing. Exhibiting hydrolysis resistance as well as moisture absorption of < 0 .05%, product supports...

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