Resins

SABIC Innovative Plastics' New Portfolio of Solutions for Sustainable LED Retrofit Lighting Shines with High-Performance, Style, and Long Life

PITTSFIELD, Mass. - SABIC Innovative Plastics has launched a new portfolio of specialty resins and compounds that can optimize the performance, lifespan and aesthetics of light-emitting diode (LED) retrofit lighting. These materials include non-brominated, non-chlorinated flame-retardant (FR) Lexan* polycarbonate (PC) resin and new white LNP* Konduit* thermally conductive compound for LED heat...

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BASF's Engineering Plastics Business Makes a Big Impression at the SPE® Automotive Innovation Awards Gala

Ultramid® AB polyamide material of choice in the Grand Award Winner - Ford Motor Company's diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) system WYANDOTTE, MI, - The Society of Plastics Engineers International (SPE®) held its 40th Annual Automotive Innovation Awards Gala at Burton Manor in Livonia, Michigan last week. More than 50 parts were entered in the competition and BASF received the overall SPE Innovation...

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SABIC Innovative Plastics' New Noryl GTX* Conductive Resins Offer Greater Dimensional Stability for Larger Automotive Body Panels

PITTSFIELD, Mass. - SABIC Innovative Plastics has launched its latest high-tech thermoplastic offering - a new family of Noryl GTX* resins - to give global automotive OEMs and tiers a major design advantage. These new conductive blends of polyamide (PA) and modified polyphenylene ether (PPE) cut coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) by 20 to 40 percent vs. previous grades for increased...

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

DÜSSELDORF, 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 recently...

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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

DÜSSELDORF, 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 post-consumer...

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

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

DÜSSELDORF, 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 -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 treatment,...

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