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SABIC Innovative Plastics' New Extem* UP Resins Crank Up the Heat with Highest Continuous Use Temperature Rating for Unfilled Thermoplastic

DÃ-œSSELDORF, Germany - Nov. 3, 2010 - At K 2010, in Hall 6, Stand D42, SABIC Innovative Plastics showcased its global technological leadership with another outstanding achievement: one of the industry's highest continuous use temperature rating for an unfilled thermoplastic material. New flame-retardant Extem* UP thermoplastic polyimide (TPI) resins are extreme high-heat materials that...

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Dow Expands CONTINUUM(TM) Polyethylene Resin Family

New CONTINUUM(TM) EP HDPE Resins Offer Opportunities to Enhance Performance, Processing, and Profits in Rigid Packaging Applications CHICAGO, Nov. 2, 2010 -- The Dow Chemical Company ( Dow") has expanded the availability of CONTINUUM(TM) EP High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Resins. This new generation of bimodal HDPE resins bridges the gap between conventional unimodal and bimodal HDPEs by...

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At K 2010 SABIC Innovative Plastics Reaffirms Environmental Commitment with Expanded Sustainability Portfolio and New Verification Program

DÃœSSELDORF, Germany - Here at K 2010, in Hall 6, Stand D42, SABIC Innovative Plastics reaffirmed its commitment to the environment with two new announcements: the expansion of its already extensive Sustainability Solutions Portfolio comprised of more than 20 sustainability solution families and hundreds of product grades such as new Noryl*, Cycoloy* and Lexan* EXL resins containing...

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SABIC Innovative Plastics Expands Post-Consumer Recycled Resin Offerings, Empowering Customers to Create More Sustainable Applications
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SABIC Innovative Plastics Expands Post-Consumer Recycled Resin Offerings, Empowering Customers to Create More Sustainable Applications

DÃœSSELDORF, Germany - SABIC Innovative Plastics today introduced an expanded portfolio of post-consumer recycled (PCR) content materials here at K 2010, in Hall 6, Stand D42. This comprehensive portfolio, which now includes more than 25 grades spanning six resin families, supports customers' needs to design a wide variety of more sustainable products. The portfolio expansion includes new...

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Solvay Advanced Polymers Joins Forces with Mitsubishi Gas Chemical on Bio-Based Polyamides

Collaboration Targets Development of High-Temperature Nylons DUSSELDORF, Germany - Solvay Advanced Polymers, LLC, is collaborating with Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co. Inc. (MGC), Tokyo, on the development of a unique line of renewably-sourced specialty polymers. The joint work is initially focused on the introduction of high-temperature bio-based polyamides for high-performance durable applications....

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SABIC Innovative Plastics Launches Sustainable Valox* ENH Resins for E/E Applications, Providing Advanced FR and Excellent Performance

PITTSFIELD, Mass. - SABIC Innovative Plastics today launched three new sustainable additions to its Valox* ENH resin series that deliver advanced flame retardance (FR) together with outstanding mechanical and electrical performance to the electrical and electronics (E/E) industry. These innovative materials help customers comply with global environmental regulations, including the European Union...

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Porous Plastic Powder enables composite sintering.

Sintered products produced with GUR®X 192 VHMW Macropowder offer porosity and strength for use in liquid and gas filtration applications. Polyethylene resin features molecular weight of 600,000 g/mol, pore size of 205 Â-µm as determined by DIN 66133, and porosity of 47% as determined by DIN 66133. GUR®X 192 Macropowder it suited for variety of applications including wastewater...

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SABIC Innovative Plastics' Expanded Geloy* PC/ASA Portfolio Opens New Possibilities; Specialty Grades Build on World-Class Weatherability, Impact

PITTSFIELD, Mass. - SABIC Innovative Plastics' leadership in developing materials that reduce system costs and respond to its customers' sustainability needs has resulted in another landmark achievement: an expanded portfolio of Geloy* polycarbonate/acrylonitrile-styrene-acrylate (PC/ASA) resin blends that open new opportunities for key market sectors. Originally developed for the automotive...

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Injection Molding Grade offers high heat resistance.

TOPAS® 6013M-07 cyclic olefin copolymer (COC) grade features heat distortion temperature of 130°C. Compliant with USP Class VI requirements for medical use, it also meets ISO 10993 requirements for biocompatibility, as well as U.S. FDA food-contact regulations. It features clarity for mono- and multi-layer barrier bottles for medical and food industries along with non-barrier uses...

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Solvay Advanced Polymers' Ixef® Polyarylamide Wins CARB & EPA Approval for Small-Engine Fuel Tanks

ALPHARETTA, Ga., October 5, 2010 - Solvay Advanced Polymers' reformulated Ixef® BXT 2000-0203 polyarylamide (PARA) blow molding resin has been approved by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a barrier solution for three-layer fuel tank systems for lawnmowers, snow blowers, weed trimmers, generators, and other small off-road equipment....

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