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Altuglas® Rnew Biopolymer Alloys Win R&D Magazine's 2012 Top 100 Award

Altuglas International, subsidiary of Arkema group and its Altuglas® Rnew biopolymer alloys received November 1st the R&D magazine's 2012 R&D100 Award in Orlando USA. The award recognizes the 100 most technologically significant products introduced into the marketplace over the past year. The R&D100 Awards have long been a benchmark of excellence for industry sectors as diverse as...

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Special Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPEs) from Star Contribute to Appeal of Golf Discs Made by Sportsdisc(TM) Leader Discraft
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Special Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPEs) from Star Contribute to Appeal of Golf Discs Made by Sportsdisc(TM) Leader Discraft

WIXOM, MI - It is no wonder that disc golf is fast becoming one of the most popular sports in North America. Why? For starters, it contributes to good physical and mental conditioning, and is fun for everyone regardless of age, sex or ability. One company both contributing to and riding the 'wave' of disc golf popularity is Discraft, Inc. the self-proclaimed world leader in disc sports. Founded...

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Ticona to Present Paper and Exhibit Thermoplastics for Continuous-Fiber Composites at JEC Americas 2012
Adhesive Tapes

Ticona to Present Paper and Exhibit Thermoplastics for Continuous-Fiber Composites at JEC Americas 2012

Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, will deliver a technical paper on unidirectional glass-reinforced thermoplastic composite tapes and showcase its thermoplastics for composites at JEC Americas 2012 from November 7 to 9 in the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. The Ticona technical paper, titled Improving impact performance in D-LFT composites with UD-Tape...

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High-Heat PPA Resin deliver long-term thermal stability.

High-heat (HH) grades of Amodel® polyphthalamide (PPA) resin include 33% glass reinforced A-4133HH and 45% glass reinforced A-4145HH. Testing shows 75% retention of tensile strength after heat aging for 3,000 hr at 446°F and after 1,000 hr at 482°F. Formulated to meet operating temperature and lifetime service demands of downsized turbocharged engines and under-the-hood...

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Ford Battery Pack and Citroën Rear Quarter Window with SABIC Materials Recognized Among Year's Best Automotive Plastic Innovations
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Ford Battery Pack and Citroën Rear Quarter Window with SABIC Materials Recognized Among Year's Best Automotive Plastic Innovations

SABIC's Innovative Plastics business today commended Ford Motor Company and PSA Peugeot CitroÃ-«n Group for innovative use of the supplier's thermoplastic materials in two separate applications, which were recently named finalists in the Automotive Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers' (SPE®'s) 42nd-annual Automotive Innovation Awards Competition. The first of these is the Ford...

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Solvay's Amodel® PPA is Used by Cooper Standard in Unique Coolant Flow Valve for Chevrolet Volt
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Solvay's Amodel® PPA is Used by Cooper Standard in Unique Coolant Flow Valve for Chevrolet Volt

ALPHARETTA, Ga. - Cooper Standard, a Novi, Mich.-based global supplier of automotive sealing, fluid, and anti-vibration systems, uses Amodel® polyphthalamide (PPA) from Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC, a leading global supplier of high-performance thermoplastics for the automotive industry, in a unique coolant flow valve for the innovative Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle with...

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SABIC ULTEM(TM) Resin and Stratasys FDM® Technology Enable Taylor-Deal Aviation to Produce Customized Parts Quickly and Cost-Effectively
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SABIC ULTEM(TM) Resin and Stratasys FDM® Technology Enable Taylor-Deal Aviation to Produce Customized Parts Quickly and Cost-Effectively

SEATTLE, Wash./USA - Here at the Aircraft Interiors Show, booth #828, SABIC's Innovative Plastics business is announcing that its strong, lightweight, flame-retardant ULTEM 9085 resin now helps to address one of the biggest challenges for aerospace OEMs - the ability to produce small volume parts quickly and cost-effectively. Together with Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM®) technology from...

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DSM's Akulon® Fuel Lock Enables ICO Polymers' New Solution for Rotomoulding Monolayer Tanks
Container Liners

DSM's Akulon® Fuel Lock Enables ICO Polymers' New Solution for Rotomoulding Monolayer Tanks

Akulon® Fuel Lock, an innovative-polyamide 6 technology developed by DSM, forms the basis of a new solution for rotomoulding monolayer tanks, developed by ICO Polymers, a subsidiary of A. Schulman, Inc. and a leading producer of rotational molding polymers. The monolayer PA6 solution, named ICORENE® 7620 FUEL LOCK, was developed for small engine tanks for off-road vehicles to comply with the...

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Fortron® PPS from Ticona Selected as Base Material for New Multifilament Yarns from Performance Fibers
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Fortron® PPS from Ticona Selected as Base Material for New Multifilament Yarns from Performance Fibers

High Tenacity PPS Yarn Florence, Ky., Sulzbach, Germany, Shanghai, PR China - High temperature and chemically resistant Fortron® polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) from Ticona Engineering Polymers is being used in new multifilament yarns from Performance Fibers, a leading global supplier of industrial fibers and fabrics. Ticona, a leader in the development of engineering polymer resins for use in...

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Ticona to Exhibit Polymer Innovations at SAE Commercial Vehicle Congress

Ticona, a leading supplier of engineering polymers, is showcasing material innovations that help to reinvent transportation in Booth # 407 during the SAE 2012 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress Oct. 2 to 3 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill. The exhibit will highlight Ticona high-performance engineering polymer and composite technologies that help manufacturers...

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