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Amorphous TPI Resin withstands prolonged extreme temperatures.

Providing dimensional stability for thin-wall molding, Extem UH 1019 achieves continuous use temperature rating of 260°C according to UL 746B. Resin uses high-yield injection molding and extrusion processes and can be recycled. Inherently flame retardant without use of halogenated additives, Extem UH 1019 is suited for wire and cable insulation, high performance connectors, semicon plasma...

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EnviroGuard(TM): Cray Valley's New Bio-Sourced Range

The range of EnviroGuardTM bio-sourced resins is targeted at almost all composite industry processes, and was launched by Cray Valley for supply to the European Market during the JEC Show in Paris, last week. The environmental aspect is becoming more of an important issue for consumers. A recent study of a sample of US architects confirms the need of plant-based resins. Indeed, their clients...

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DiFUSION Technologies' New Interbody Implants are Made of Solvay's Zeniva® PEEK
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DiFUSION Technologies' New Interbody Implants are Made of Solvay's Zeniva® PEEK

Versatile Biomaterial Brings Exceptional Performance in Spinal Devices ALPHARETTA, Ga. - DiFUSION Technologies Inc., based in Austin, Texas, a supplier of minimally invasive spinal implants, recently received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for its new Xiphos(TM) line of posterior interbody devices made of Zeniva® polyetheretherketone (PEEK) resin from Solvay...

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Micropen Technologies Applies Conductive Features to Solvay's Radel® PPSU for Medical Device Uses
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Micropen Technologies Applies Conductive Features to Solvay's Radel® PPSU for Medical Device Uses

Material and Process Deliver Unique Functionality in Spinal Therapy System ALPHARETTA, Ga., March 31, 2011 - Micropen Technologies Corp. has successfully used its unique Micropenning® direct printing process to apply patterned conductive and dielectric thick film coatings onto a disposable medical device component made from Radel® polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) resin from Solvay Advanced...

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pDCPD Molding Provides Critical Updates for Light Tower Line
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pDCPD Molding Provides Critical Updates for Light Tower Line

OSBORNE, KANSAS - The light weight, impact resistance and aesthetic qualities of pDCPD made it the perfect choice for a new molded plastic enclosure - a recent collaboration between Osborne Industries, Inc. and Allmand Bros., Inc. The enclosure, manufactured by Osborne, a leader in pDCPD molding using Telene® DCPD resins, protects the Night-Lite PRO II, the newest edition of Holdrege,...

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Solvay Advanced Polymers Names Link Upon Advanced Material Corp. as Far East Ultra Polymers Distributor

Agreement Covers KetaSpire® PEEK and AvaSpire® PAEK Resins in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and China ALPHARETTA, Ga., March 30, 2011 - Solvay Advanced Polymers, LLC, has named Link Upon Advanced Material Corp., Taipei, Taiwan, as an authorized distributor for KetaSpire® polyetheretherketone (PEEK) and AvaSpire® polyaryletherketone (PAEK) resins in the Far East. Effective April 1,...

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Victrex Polymer Solutions Reinforces Its Focus on Composites

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - Victrex Polymer Solutions has strengthened its composites business focus and has established a worldwide task force to offer an array of technical resources to assist engineers both at the processor and end-user level in order to address specific requirements within the composite area. "The pressure to reduce weight, enhance reliability and durability, reduce...

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Clarifiers

MEDPort's Private Label Line of Fit & Fresh(TM) Containers Gets a Healthy Boost in Shelf Appeal with Milliken Millad® NX(TM) 8000 Clarifier

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - MEDPort LLC, manufacturer of the Fit & Fresh(TM) family of products for healthy eating on the go, upgraded to polypropylene (PP) clarified with the advanced Millad® NX(TM) 8000 clarifying agent from Milliken & Company. MEDPort made the move to Millad NX 8000 to create a private label line of Fit & Fresh containers offering exceptional clarity, brightness and overall...

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PEEK Grade suits wire and cable insulation applications.

Consisting of medium-viscosity resin, KetaSpire® KT-851 NT is for use in melt extrusion-based wire and cable insulation layers, as well as monofilaments, multi-filament fibers, ultra-thin tubing, and films. Semi-crystalline material allows for production of articles that are low in gel content and other particulate contamination. KT-851 NT incorporates trace level of lubricant dusted on...

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FireBlock from Cray Valley Won the 2011 JEC Innovation Award

FireBlock won the JEC 2011 innovation award, in the material category. Cray Valley and its partners - Mariskone, Crepim and Diseño e Innovacion - will receive their prize on Tuesday 29th of March at the JEC Show in Paris. It's a strong recognition of the most famous award within the composite industry, highlighting Cray Valley dedication to innovation and its commitment to bring high value...

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Paratherm™ HR Heat Transfer Fluid: Higher Temperature Stability Leads to Longer Fluid Life
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Paratherm™ HR Heat Transfer Fluid: Higher Temperature Stability Leads to Longer Fluid Life

For the ultimate in heat transfer fluid performance, Paratherm offers HR Heat Transfer Fluid that is engineered specifically for closed loop liquid phase heating. When it comes to characteristics such as thermal stability and fluid degradation, Paratherm HR leads the industry in value and performance. See our video to learn how Paratherm is raising the bar for heat transfer fluids.

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