Resins

Carbon-Fiber-Filled Resin is used to make lightweight aircraft interior parts.
Resins

Carbon-Fiber-Filled Resin is used to make lightweight aircraft interior parts.

Carbon-fiber-filled Ultem(TM) polyetherimide resin offers lightweight, strong alternative to airline-grade die-cast and machined aluminum for aircraft interior components. Injection molded or extruded, it is intended for applications such as aircraft tray table arm components, armrests, footrests, and galley items such as coffee maker chassis. Product complies with FAA flammability FAR 25.853,...

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Medical Grade Resins are suitable for minimally invasive devices.

Designed for medical device applications, including devices exposed short term to bodily fluids, Pebax® MED resins have passed USP Class VI biocompatibility testing and are sterilizable by EtO, gamma, and steam. Chemistries are also available in breathable films suited for thick coatings or laminates used in level 3 and 4 medical apparel applications, such as surgical gowns, masks, gloves,...

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Cereplast Enters Distribution Agreement with Alphani International Co. Ltd. for Bioplastic Resins

Expands the Company's Distribution throughout Southeast Asia EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - June 2, 2010 - Cereplast, Inc. (NASDAQ: CERP), a leading manufacturer of proprietary bio-based, sustainable plastics, announced today that it has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Thailand-based Alphani International Co., Ltd. to supply bioplastic resins throughout Southeast Asia. Cereplast's...

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Yarns

Flame-Retardant PET Yarn is suited for textiles used in vehicles.

Compliant with UL 1441 VW-1 flame test, PET yarn meets halogen-free, flame-retardant regulations and no flaming drip requirement. Product supports processing and functional requirements for textiles used in both interior vehicle trim and wiring harness insulation in land, water, and air vehicles. It features 2 melamine-based, flame-retardant materials which, when burned, char so that burning...

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Choosing the Right Material for Your Project
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Choosing the Right Material for Your Project

When choosing an appropriate metal material, the range of options is so broad that selecting the correct material for your unique application can be challenging. Different metals have characteristics that can affect weldability, ductility, and formability. Our new eBook outlines the unique properties and applications of popular metals including: Stainless Steel Brass Aluminum Copper Titanium

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Lithium Batteries

BASF Showcases Solutions to Help Extend the Range of Batteries at Advanced Automotive Batteries Conference

Advanced cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries to allow higher energy density, safety and efficiency Innovative plastics engineered to offer protection from environmental elements and opportunities for light weighting FLORHAM PARK, NJ - BASF, the world's leading chemical company, will showcase innovative solutions for the lithium-ion battery market at the 10th International Advanced...

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DSM Introduces Most Advanced Stereolithography Resin to Date in Approaching True Thermoplastic Performance: Somos® NeXt

In its ongoing commitment to pushing the boundaries of stereolithography (SL) performance for additive manufacturing, DSM Somos has introduced Somos® NeXt-the industry's most advanced resin to date for approaching true thermoplastic performance. Somos® NeXt produces parts that demonstrate an unprecedented combination of stiffness and toughness which typically characterizes thermoplastics,...

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Automotive Resins suit electric and hybrid vehicles.

Automotive resins include Valox(TM) polybutadiene terephthalate resin as well as Noryl(TM) polyphenylene oxide resin, which is amorphous polymer that maintains stiffness across broad temperature range. It offers low moisture uptake that minimizes dimensional and mechanical property changes and has low, stable coefficient of thermal expansion. Both resins offer impact/chemical/temperature...

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BASF's Terluran GP ABS Resin Is up to the Challenge

Just in time for spring cleaning WYANDOTTE, MI - Open the windows and let the fresh air in. After a long, cold winter, it is energizing to start the new season with warm breezes and the fresh scent of spring. In 2010, Hoover® vacuums, an industry leader in the cleaning category for more than 100 years, is introducing a new line of upright cleaners made from BASF's Terluran ABS resin....

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Engineering Resins can double life of automotive components.
Resins

Engineering Resins can double life of automotive components.

By extending performance life of automotive under-the-hood components, DuPont(TM) Zytel® PLUS nylon enables replacement of metals with plastics, subsequently reducing overall vehicle weight. Long-term performance under exposure to heat and chemicals results from DuPont(TM) SHIELD Technology, which combines polymer backbone, polymer modifications, and proprietary additives.

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Celanese Advances Eco-Friendly Paint Technology with Expanded EcoVAE® Family of Vinyl Emulsions

Combining performance, low VOCs and formulation flexibility, Celanese's VAE products offer paint makers exceptional value Charlotte, North Carolina - Celanese Emulsion Polymers introduces two new members to the EcoVAE® line of vinyl acetate/ethylene resins to crowds at the American Coatings Show (ACS) 2010. Originally introduced at ACS 2008, the EcoVAE® line is increasingly the vehicle of...

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