Resins

Thermoset Structural Composites resist moisture and chemicals.
Miscellaneous Compounds

Thermoset Structural Composites resist moisture and chemicals.

Consisting of single and hybrid chemistries using polyester, vinyl ester, polyurethane, and epoxy resins, Engineered Structural Composites experience little or no degradation in extreme hot and cold temperatures, making them suited for most demanding industrial and outdoor environments. Products maintain rigidity, resist corrosion, and can be molded using variety of standard processes and tools....

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Blue Colored Acetal targets food industry applications.
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Blue Colored Acetal targets food industry applications.

Since blue does not widely occur naturally in food chain, TECAFORM® FG Blue was designed so that food equipment components machined from this material will be picked up by optical inspection systems if part breaks during operation. Manufactured from FDA, USDA, and 3A Dairy compliant resin, material is resistant to hot water and most cleaning chemicals. It is used for bushings, rollers, and...

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RoG Sports Medicine Achieves FDA Clearance for New Suture Anchor Implant Made of Solvay's Zeniva® PEEK
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RoG Sports Medicine Achieves FDA Clearance for New Suture Anchor Implant Made of Solvay's Zeniva® PEEK

Versatile Biomaterial Brings Exceptional Performance and Lower Cost for Sports Medicine Procedures ALPHARETTA, Ga. - RÃ--G Sports Medicine Inc., Orland Park, Ill., an environmentally-focused start-up company which produces affordable, high-quality implants, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for its new RôG Suture Anchor made of Zeniva®...

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Vat Photopolymerization Systems

Quickparts® Now Offering Accura® PEAK(TM)

- SLA(TM) Material Withstands Harshest Environments - Rock Hill, SC - 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) announced today that Quickparts® is now offering the Accura® PEAK(TM) stereolithography material for rapid prototyping. Accura® PEAK(TM) SLA(TM) material is an advanced stereolithography resin designed for optimal performance, accuracy and stability during prolonged exposure to elevated...

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Fiber

SABIC Innovative Plastics' Ultem* PEI Fiber Debuts in Japan Wool Textile Company's New Work Wear Line, Weaving Together Comfort, Protection

PITTSFIELD, Mass. - SABIC Innovative Plastics today announced that its versatile, high-performance Ultem polyetherimide (PEI) fiber has found an important new application in high-end work wear and protective clothing. Japan Wool Textile Company, a division of NIKKE Group, is now blending Ultem fiber with wool and other materials to produce yarn, fabrics and garments that offer a unique...

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Conductive Hybrid Plastic is lightweight, cuts component weight.

Composed of polyamide 66 and nickel-plated carbon fiber, ElectriPlast(TM)-CF66 is engineered to meet electro-magnetic shielding, thermal requirements, and mechanical properties for automotive, marine, and aerospace applications. Non-corrosive electrically conductive, resin-based composite can be molded into any shape or size associated with plastics, rubbers, and other polymers. Material also...

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Resins

SABIC Innovative Plastics' Tough Ultem* HU1004 Resin Validated as Top Material of Choice for Multiple Sterilization Capabilities vs. PPSU

PITTSFIELD, Mass. - SABIC Innovative Plastics today announced third-party test results that validate the multiple sterilization capabilities of its remarkably tough Ultem* HU1004 polyetherimide (PEI) resin. This high-performance resin-previously utilized for other techniques and now tested for use with the STERRAD® NX® low-temperature hydrogen peroxide gas plasma sterilization - gives...

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SABIC's Lexan* LUX FR PC Grades Featuring Custom Diffusion and Optimal Luminance Help Light Engine's LED Tubes Shine
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SABIC's Lexan* LUX FR PC Grades Featuring Custom Diffusion and Optimal Luminance Help Light Engine's LED Tubes Shine

GUANGZHOU, China - At Chinaplas 2011, Booth 10.2E21, the Innovative Plastics strategic business unit of SABIC shined a spotlight on its latest win: China-based Light Engine's selection of customized Lexan* LUX high-diffusion resin grades to produce light-emitting diode (LED) tube lighting for its customer Optiled. Optiled is using newly commercialized Lexan LUX polycarbonate (PC) material for the...

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Resins

Dutch Companies Develop New Colored, Non-Halogenated FR LFT-PP Products Whose Mechanicals Are Higher Than Non-FR Base Resin

Glass-Reinforced Polypropylene Offers High but Balanced Mechanicals with Non- Halogenated Flame Retardance Plus Long-Term Weatherability in Colors ENSCHEDE, THE NETHERLANDS - Thermoplastic compounding requires a careful balancing act as improving one property can unintentionally have negative consequences for another property, leading to compromises in the final compound because it was not...

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SABIC Showcases at Chinaplas Industry Leadership in Validating PCR Claims to Help Customers Achieve Sustainability Goals

GUANGZHOU, China- At Chinaplas 2011, booth 10.2E21, the Innovative Plastics strategic business unit of SABIC announced a new milestone in its expanding sustainability efforts to provide customers with a diverse portfolio of high-performance, environmentally responsible materials. Further evidencing its commitment to validating its ecological claims, the company is now one of the first to receive...

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