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Clarifiers

Sistema Adds Final Touch to Consumer Appeal of PP Storage Containers with Crystal Clarity of Milliken Millad® NX(TM) 8000 Clarifier

CHICAGO - At the 2011 International Home & Housewares Show, New Zealand's Sistema Plastics Limited showcased its upgraded line of polypropylene (PP) food storage containers that feature brilliant, glass-like clarity provided by Millad® NX(TM) 8000 advanced clarifier from Milliken & Company. Exceptional clarity is the newest aspect of Sistema's unique quality story: to meet consumer demands...

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Dow and Milliken Collaborate on New AGILITY(TM) NX(TM) Clarified PP Offering Sustainability, Cost, Performance and Aesthetic Benefits

CHICAGO - The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and Milliken & Company (Milliken) have announced the launch of AGILITY(TM) NX(TM) clear polypropylene (PP) resins, a next-generation family of PP offering excellent aesthetics, excellent functionality and enhanced operational efficiencies for greater impact on the sustainability profile of PP. The announcement was made at the 2011 International Home &...

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First Use of Laser-Sintered PEEK for Craniofacial Implants
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First Use of Laser-Sintered PEEK for Craniofacial Implants

The first PEEK craniofacial test implants to be produced by the laser-sintering additive manufacturing process were presented by EOS at the co-located Pacific Design & Manufacturing / MD&M (Medical Design & Manufacturing) West shows at the Anaheim Convention Center, California, in February 2011. EOS' Collaborative Projects Coordinator, Joerg Lenz, delivered a previously unpublished technical...

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Clarifiers

F&M Tool & Plastics Inc. Achieves Top-Drawer Quality for its Bella Contemporary Storage(TM) with Milliken's Millad® NX8000 Clarifier

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Feb. 17, 2011 - By choosing Milliken & Company's Millad® NX8000 clarifying agent, F&M Tool & Plastics, Inc., a Leominster, Mass., injection molding company, has committed to the development of the Next Generation in Clears Storage". F&M Tool & Plastics' goal was to enhance the quality and aesthetics of its Bella Contemporary Storage(TM) line, including storage...

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Considerations for Choosing a Plastic Injection Molder
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Lubrizol Strengthens Position in Medical Market with Acquisitions and Expanded Material Portfolio

Expansion Includes Wide Range of Soft and Hard Thermoplastic Polyurethanes (TPUs) For Broader Market Reach CLEVELAND - The Lubrizol Corporation (NYSE: LZ) has expanded its focus on the medical and healthcare market, offering one of the industry's broadest product portfolios of thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs) for the production of medical device and tubing products. The company made...

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International Panel Recognizes Ticona and Collaborators for Fortron® PPS-Based Structural Composite Seat Back

2011 JEC Thermoplastic Composite Innovation Award Florence, Ky., Kelsterbach, Germany, Shanghai, P.R. China, Feb. 15, 2011 - Ticona Engineering Polymers today announced that for the second consecutive year, a collaborative effort involving its material and composite technical expertise will be recognized with a prestigious JEC Composites innovation award. It recognizes a commercially available...

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Resins

International Polymer Engineering Manufactures Small-Diameter Microtubes of Solvay's KetaSpire® PEEK

Custom Extruder Expands Capabilities by offering PEEK Microtubes and Profiles to Medical Industry ALPHARETTA, Ga. - International Polymer Engineering (IPE), Tempe, Ariz., a leading custom extruder of thermoplastic tubing and profiles, has expanded its product line, offering the new capability of producing small-diameter microtubes and profiles made of KetaSpire® polyetheretherketone (PEEK)...

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SABIC Innovative Plastics' Valox* and Xylex* Resins Help GE Healthcare Nail Ever-Toughening Requirements for New Medical Equipment
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SABIC Innovative Plastics' Valox* and Xylex* Resins Help GE Healthcare Nail Ever-Toughening Requirements for New Medical Equipment

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Today at MD&M West 2011, SABIC Innovative Plastics announced that GE Healthcare, a global leader in medical technology, has selected Valox* resin for the housing and Xylex* resin for the storage bins of its new Optima XR220amx1 mobile x-ray machine to meet the increasing demands being placed on medical equipment. These high-performance resins helped GE Healthcare address...

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Nobel Biocare's Dental Healing Caps are Molded of Solvay's Eviva® Polysulfone for Toughness and Biocompatibility
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Nobel Biocare's Dental Healing Caps are Molded of Solvay's Eviva® Polysulfone for Toughness and Biocompatibility

Biomaterial Delivers Exceptional Performance In Dental Implant Applications ALPHARETTA, Ga., February 4, 2011 - Nobel Biocare, Zurich, Switzerland, a leading supplier of restorative and esthetic dental solutions, has introduced dental healing caps made of Eviva® polysulfone (PSU) resin from Solvay Advanced Polymers, LLC, for excellent biocompatibility, practical toughness, and...

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Encapsulation Equipment

ALH SYSTEMS Obtains Ul94 V-0 Approval for Epoxy Resin System

Epoxy resin specialist ALH SYSTEMS LIMITED has received Approval to UL94 V-0 for its NP1003 encapsulation and potting resin. The low viscosity NP1003 resin system can be mixed and cured at ambient or elevated temperatures. The outstanding features of the NP1003 system are : o High gloss finish and excellent adhesion o Very good electrical strength o High thermal conductivity (0.9 W/m/°K) o...

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