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Resins

EBECRYL® 8296 New UV Curable Resins Enabling Pleasant Tactile Sensations

Low-emission and energy efficiency for haptic coatings Brussels - Cytec Industries Inc. (NYSE:CYT) is pleased to announce the launch of EBECRYL® 8296, a new UV curable resin that provides formulators with options to develop haptic finishes. The use of haptic coatings has seen increased adoption in multiple coating applications such as consumer goods, electronics and films. Cytec is leading...

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Resins

XIRAN® SMA Resins from Polyscope Polymers Gain Global OEM Approvals to Replace Dylark SMA

Polyscope's Resins Qualify as Replacement on 50+ Programs in Five Months, No OEM, Supplier Plants Idled or Shut Down During Switchover GELEEN, THE NETHERLANDS and DETROIT - Polyscope Polymers today announced its success, in just five months' time (including summer shutdown), in obtaining automaker approvals on programs on three continents for its XIRAN® styrene maleic anhydride (SMA) resins...

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Repair Compounds

Wet Peel Ply provides clean bonding surface.

Used for surface preparation of composite substrates, Hysol® EA 9896(TM) WPP resin impregnated nylon peel ply optimizes process efficiency by eliminating need for sanding or grit blasting. Composite bonding film also eliminates residual peel ply fibers at bond surface after curing and removal.

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Resins

LLDPE Resin enhances high-throughput flexible packaging films.

Suited for high-throughput lamination and protective film applications, XZ 89446.00 linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) resin exhibits qualities that promote conversion rate processability and seal. Polyolefin copolymer LLDPE, used for blown and cast flexible packaging film structures, can be used alone or in blends with low density polyethylene (LDPE) and has 2 g/10 min Melt Flow index and...

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Resins

BASF Scores Big at SPE® Automotive Innovation Awards Gala Two Category Wins, Two Finalist Placements

WYANDOTTE, MI, November 13, 2009 - Last night, the Society of Plastics Engineers® International (SPE) held its 39th-annual Automotive Innovation Awards Gala at Burton Manor in Livonia, Michigan. More than 50 parts were entered in the competition and BASF was awarded wins in two of the 10 judging categories: Materials and Powertrain. BASF's Acrodur® thermosetting acrylic copolymer was...

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Resins

Specialty Copolymer Resins offer extreme performance capabilities.

Optimized for high melt flow without any decrease in toughness, Lexan HFD resins also exhibit ductility that does not negatively affect melt flow. Chemistry permits use down to -40°C and combines 2 monomers to ensure performance in demanding applications. Offered in 5 grades with up to 5% bio content and with/without UV stabilizers, resins allow for creation of thinner-wall parts without...

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Reliable, High-Strength Celanex® XFR® PBT From Ticona Helps HVAC Supplier Deliver Eco-Friendly Control System
Resins

Reliable, High-Strength Celanex® XFR® PBT From Ticona Helps HVAC Supplier Deliver Eco-Friendly Control System

Florence, Ky., Kelsterbach, Germany, July 17, 2009 - Kieback& Peter, a Berlin-based supplier of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment and system solutions, relies on Celanex® XFR® for the housing of its new miniature actuator. The thermoplastic polyester (PBT) from Ticona Engineering Polymers complies with UL 94 V-0 and is flame-retardant without halogens or...

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Bumpy Road Conditions Are No Match for BASF's Oil Pan Test Challenge
Resins

Bumpy Road Conditions Are No Match for BASF's Oil Pan Test Challenge

Collaboration with Dana Holding Corporation validates results WYANDOTTE, MI, September 25, 2009 - The Sealing Products Group of Dana Holding Corporation and BASF conducted an oil pan module study to demonstrate and validate that Ultramid® PA (polyamide) can perform not only as an oil pan, but also as an oil pan that integrates and combines multiple components and functions. Benefits compared...

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Tubes and Tubing

Freelin-Wade Announces New Dental Resin: Silcryn

Today, plastic tubing manufacturer, Freelin-Wade (www.freelin-wade.com) has announced a new tubing material for their dental market customers. The compound is called "Silcryn" and according to a company spokesperson, it will change the industry. The company and their resin suppliers have been working on developing Silcryn for the past two years. It is a low cost thermoplastic alternative to...

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Seating

Why You Need BASF's Ultramid® Resin and Ultraform® POM for Your Next Chair Design

Herman Miller's Embody® chair wins furniture category at NPE2009's International Plastics Design Competition (IPDC) WYANDOTTE, MI, September 17, 2009 - More than 40 entries were submitted in the recent International Plastics Design Competition during NPE2009 where BASF proudly sponsored the Embody chair from Herman Miller, Inc., in the furniture category. The Embody chair won the design award...

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