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

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 applications,...

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

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 Citroën 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 Focus...

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

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 extended-range...

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

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

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

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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SABIC Helps GRAMMER Lead Rail Industry with New Railway Seating Solution to Proactively Comply with Strict European Fire Safety Standard

SABIC Helps GRAMMER Lead Rail Industry with New Railway Seating Solution to Proactively Comply with Strict European Fire Safety Standard

At InnoTrans 2012 at the Berlin Messe, Hall 5.1, booth #228, SABIC's Innovative Plastics business showcased GRAMMER Railway Interior GmbH's tough, new seat back shells and side panels for first-class railcars that comply with Europe's upcoming CEN/TS 45445 harmonized standard for fire safety. Using SABIC's new LEXAN(TM) FST (flame-smoke-toxicity) copolymer - which meets requirements for the...

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ChemCeed to Distribute Bioplastic Resins to North American Market

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wisconsin - ChemCeed recently announced it will be a North American distributor for a line of bioplastics produced by German manufacturer, FKur. These products offer a sustainable and biodegradable replacement for plastic manufacturers and are suitable for a wide variety of plastic applications. ChemCeed will be offering three lines of FKuR bioplastics: Bio-Flex®, a blend of...

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Basalt America Announces Stronger, Lighter, and Corrosion-Free FRP's (Fiber Reinforced Polymers)
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Basalt America Announces Stronger, Lighter, and Corrosion-Free FRP's (Fiber Reinforced Polymers)

Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP), represents a truly groundbreaking advancement in structural reinforcement. Lightweight, strong, and green, they are changing the way the construction industry thinks about rebar. Unlike steel, FRPs don't rust and are far stronger than standard rebar. To learn why Fiber Reinforced Polymers are poised to change the way the world builds, see our video.

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