Resins

Nylon Tubing Back in Stock and Shipping Fast!
Tubes and Tubing

Nylon Tubing Back in Stock and Shipping Fast!

Plastic tubing manufacturer, Freelin-Wade (www.freelin-wade.com) has announced that nylon tubing is now back in stock and orders are shipping fast. Freelin-Wade is extremely excited to announce that their extensive inventory of nylon products has been brought back to pre-crisis" level and resin availability is much more predictable. They have plenty of resin material and the market has announced...

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Electrolube Showcase Thermal Management and Green Manufacturing Solutions at APEX
Resins

Electrolube Showcase Thermal Management and Green Manufacturing Solutions at APEX

As a company committed to innovation and environmental responsibility, Electrolube will debut new products for more efficient, eco-friendly production featuring their latest thermal management solutions, maintenance aids and resin products at the IPC APEX Expo in San Diego at booth 3051. The latest product on show from Electrolube's full range of Thermal Management solutions is the silicone-free...

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PC Automotive Glazing Gains Momentum with Launch of Fiat's 500L MPV Using SABIC's LEXAN(TM) Resin in Rear Fixed Side Windows
Miscellaneous Film

PC Automotive Glazing Gains Momentum with Launch of Fiat's 500L MPV Using SABIC's LEXAN(TM) Resin in Rear Fixed Side Windows

SABIC's Innovative Plastics business is marking continued progress in the adoption of its polycarbonate (PC) glazing materials for automotive window applications with Fiat's new 500L multi-purpose vehicle (MPV), which features rear fixed side windows molded from SABIC's clear LEXAN(TM) GLX resin and black CYCOLOY(TM) resin. These high-performance SABIC materials help reduce weight by about 35...

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Integra Companies' ColorGrip® Gasket Rings are Made of Solvay's Radel® PPSU for Biopharma Processing
Resins

Integra Companies' ColorGrip® Gasket Rings are Made of Solvay's Radel® PPSU for Biopharma Processing

PPSU Delivers Chemical Resistance, Strong Sterilizability,and Color Coding for Critical Fluid Handling Uses ALPHARETTA, Ga. - Color-coded ColorGrip® gaskets from Integra Companies, Devens, Mass., feature colored locator rings made of Radel® polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) resin from Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC, for high-purity fluid handling applications for the biopharmaceutical...

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Resins

Altuglas International and NatureWorks Launch Worldwide Marketing Collaboration for New High Performance Alloys Incorporating Ingeo(TM) Biopolymers

Altuglas International, a subsidiary of Arkema group, with its Plexiglas® and Altuglas® acrylic resins (Americas and Rest of World, respectively) and NatureWorks, a leader in the bio-plastics market with its Ingeo(TM) biopolymers derived from plants, have signed a global co-marketing agreement. The agreement is designed to deliver a range of newly formulated bio-based, high...

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Electrolube Launch LED Thermal Management Materials in India
Thermal Fluids

Electrolube Launch LED Thermal Management Materials in India

The global materials manufacturer, Electrolube, has announced plans to launch an extensive range of thermal management interface solutions to the LED industry in India, following record sales of the company's newest LED silicone materials in China, Europe and Australia. Electrolube's thermal management range provides the latest advancements in materials technology for LED heat transfer solutions...

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Nissan Water Outlet Made of Solvay's Amodel® PPA Resin Captures SPE Automotive Innovation Award
Resins

Nissan Water Outlet Made of Solvay's Amodel® PPA Resin Captures SPE Automotive Innovation Award

Amodel® PPA's High Elongation Permits Elimination of Parting Line for Production of Intricate Multi-Port Cooling Assembly ALPHARETTA, Ga. - Nissan Motor Co.'s 10-port water outlets for 1.6-2.5-L engines, which are injection molded of Amodel® polyphthalamide (PPA) from Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC, were recognized with the powertrain award at the 42nd Annual Society of Plastics...

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Resin Raw Material Trend 2012-2013 for Plastic Injection Molding
Resins

Resin Raw Material Trend 2012-2013 for Plastic Injection Molding

The sale price of polypropylene resin rose two cents per pound in October. This follows closely on the foot-steps of a rebound caused by the tumbling 27 cents per pound that happened in May and August. In the last two months the price per pound settled to an average per pound of three cents. Market sources report the increase comes from tighter supplies of resin and propylene monomer feedstock...

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Instrument Panels

High-Strength Celstran LFRT from Ticona Used in Instrument Panels Honored for Innovative Use of Plastics

Florence, Ky., Sulzbach, Germany, Shanghai, PR China - An automotive development team that included Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, was the Grand Award winner Wednesday night at the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE®) 42nd annual 2012 Innovations Award Competition & Gala in Detroit. The advanced instrument panel (IP), molded by Inteva Products LLC of...

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Novel Stethoscope Using Solvay's Radel® PPSU is First to Assess Injured in High-Noise Environments
Resins

Novel Stethoscope Using Solvay's Radel® PPSU is First to Assess Injured in High-Noise Environments

Active Signal Technologies' Noise-Immune Device Detects Heart/Lung Activity in Combat Casualty and Civilian Emergency Situations ALPHARETTA, Ga. - Active Signal Technologies Inc., Linthicum Heights, Md., a leading contract research firm specializing in electromechanical devices, has developed the first stethoscope that can detect heart/lung activity in high ambient noise (above 90 dBA) including...

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