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Composite Material suits multilayer RF and high frequency PCBs.

Combining non-polar thermoset resin system with controlled-expansion ceramic filler and low-loss thermoplastic material, GenClad 280 matches electrical performance of PTFE laminate systems, but supports multilayer designs. RoHS-compliant product offers low dielectric constant and loss of 2.8/0.002 at 10 GHz, low water absorption of 0.04%, and stable dielectric constant over frequency and...

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All-New Range Rover Evoque Makes Strong Sustainability Statement with Help from SABIC's Lightweight Materials

GUANGZHOU, China - The all-new Range Rover Evoque is in the spotlight at SABIC's Chinaplas 2011 booth (#10.2E21), underscoring the benefits of lightweight and environmentally responsible materials from the Innovative Plastics strategic business unit of SABIC. The luxurious new cross-coupe, with its compact footprint and advanced technologies, is described by Land Rover as a "step change in...

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SABIC Announces Polycarbonate Capacity Expansions in Asia to Support Region's Strong Growth Trajectory

Guangzhou, China - The Innovative Plastics strategic business unit of SABIC today announced here at Chinaplas 2011, booth 10.2E21, that it is adding new production lines of the company's world-renowned Lexan* polycarbonate (PC) resins and films in Shanghai and Nansha, China. These additions are part of the company's strategy to support the dynamic growth of key plastics sectors in this region,...

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Honeywell Introduces New Nylon 6 Resins for Fishing Line and Net Applications

Developed in China, the resins are tailored for fishing applications and ease of use in manufacturing SHANGHAI, -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Resins and Chemicals announced today it has expanded its line of Aegis(®) nylon 6 resins to include a new formulation specifically tailored for fishing line and net applications. This new formulation, Honeywell Aegis H95XC Gen II Resin, is designed to...

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Polycarbonate Resin has transparent, high-strength formulation.

SABIC® PC Resin is transparent and water-resistant, and also offers optimal mechanical, optical, electrical, and thermal performance. Amorphous thermoplastic material features high impact strength and heat resistance, dimensional stability at elevated temperatures, as well as UV resistance. Product is suitable for use in high-volume production processes such as compact disc manufacturing...

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Fortron® PPS 6165A6 from Ticona Gets NSF Standard 61 Certification for Use in Potable Water Applications

Florence, Ky., Sulzbach, Germany, Shanghai, PR China - Ticona Engineering Polymers today announced that Fortron® 6165A6 became the first mineral- and glass-reinforced grade in its polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) portfolio to receive National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) Standard 61 certification for use in applications involving contact with drinking water. The NSF approval covers both cold and...

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TPE Resin is suited for processing medical catheters.
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TPE Resin is suited for processing medical catheters.

NanoMed® EX compounds are manufactured using particles with dimensions of less than one nanometer, which are dispersed throughout Pebax polymer based matrix. Suitable for cardiovascular and neurovascular catheter applications, high-flexibility resins are also designed for catheter extrusion processing, where small diameters, thin walls, tight tolerances, and smooth surfaces are required....

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SABIC Innovative Plastics' New Anti-Static and Low-Gloss/No-Paint Solutions Add Stylish High Quality to Automotive Interiors

MANNHEIM, Germany - SABIC Innovative Plastics launched here today at the VDI conference (booth #74) two new specialty materials that make creating and maintaining high-quality, attractive automotive interiors much easier. The first new product is a Cycolac* acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene/polycarbonate (ABS/PC) resin for elegant, low-gloss parts that eliminates the costs, wear problems and...

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New Research by SABIC Innovative Plastics Underscores Importance of Lexan* PC Auto Glazing for Extended EV Range and Reduced Emissions

MANNHEIM, Germany - Here at the VDI conference - Booth #74 - SABIC Innovative Plastics has announced compelling new findings on the benefits of Lexan* polycarbonate (PC) glazing. Lexan PC automotive glazing has already established itself as a weight reducing technology that can result in lower fuel consumption and lower carbon dioxide emissions. Now, advanced computer analyses of the thermal...

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SABIC Innovative Plastics Teams with IAV GmbH to Develop EV & Hybrid Vehicle Powertrain Solutions with Advanced Lightweight Thermoplastics

MANNHEIM, Germany - Here at the VDI conference - Booth #74 - SABIC Innovative Plastics today announced its collaboration with IAV GmbH, a world leader in advanced vehicle and powertrain systems, to develop advanced thermoplastic solutions that can replace metal in electric vehicle (EV) and hybrid powertrain components. Specifically, the two companies are targeting new ways to optimize vehicle...

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