Resins

Huntsman to Develop New Resin for Fuel Cell Production

THE WOODLANDS, Tex., January 12, 2007 -- Huntsman Advanced Materials announced today that it is working in partnership with GrafTech International (NYSE: GTI) subsidiary Advanced Energy Technology (AET) to develop a new binder formulation for use in bi-polar plates that comprise fuel cells for automotive and military vehicles. Based on patented AZYRAL-® halogen-free resin chemistries, the new...

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GE Plastics to Display Innovative Materials and Applications for the Electronics Industry at electronica Munich

MUNICH, GERMANY -- November 14, 2006 At electronica 2006, GE Plastics is showcasing innovative materials and technologies for electronic devices that help address global needs for higher quality and performance, increased functionality, better aesthetics, and faster art-to-part cycles. GE Plastics' latest engineering thermoplastics, films, and composites, on display in Hall B1, Stand B1.279,...

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General Motors' Groundbreaking New Electric Vehicle Uses GE's Ecomagination* Technology to Help Drivers Skip the Pump

DETROIT - Jan. 7, 2007 - It's been nearly 100 years, but Thomas Edison's belief in electricity as a viable propulsion system for automobiles is one step closer to reality due to the efforts of General Motors and General Electric. Today, GE participated in General Motors' unveiling of its newest concept vehicle, the Chevrolet Volt, here at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). The...

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GE Plastics and PetroChina Company Limited Agree to Cooperate on Polycarbonate Production in China

GE and PetroChina Company Limited announced today that they would cooperate by creating a world-scale polycarbonate (PC) resin manufacturing joint venture in China. Under the terms of the joint venture agreement, PetroChina Company Limited will supply the feedstocks and the partners will collaborate on a phosgene-free, melt technology-based polycarbonate plant that will be built to serve the...

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GE Plastics is Double Winner in SPE's 10th Automotive Awards Program with Two Innovative Body Panel & Glazing Applications

GE Plastics today announced it has been honored with two automotive innovation awards from the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), Central Europe. The OPEL Zafira Panoramic Roof, featuring GE's Lexan SLX polycarbonate (PC) film for paint replacement, won first prize in the Body Exteriors category, while the Honda Civic Extra Window with integrated spoiler, made with GE's Lexan GLX resin, placed...

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GE Plastics Launches New Family of ecomagination Products That Dramatically Cut CO2, Post-Consumer Waste & Petrochemical Use

Complementing Japan's environmental leadership in responsible automotive manufacturing, GE Plastics today celebrates two significant additions to its ecomagination portfolio: Valox iQ and Xenoy iQ resins. The new products were developed as a result of a successful two-year initiative at GE Plastics that examined the company's manufacturing processes to redefine how its products can be made to be...

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GE's Xylex Resin Helps William Levene Spice up the Award-Winning Jamie Oliver Flavour Shaker with Custom Color

As any chef will tell you, success in the kitchen depends on choosing the best ingredients. So when U.K. chef Jamie Oliver began work with William Levene Ltd. on the development of a brand new tool for mixing and crushing ingredients, the housewares supplier found the right material - Xylex resin from GE Plastics. The wildly popular Jamie Oliver Flavour Shaker, which allows cooks to quickly...

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Composite Production Board suits masonry applications.

Composite Production Board suits masonry applications.

Composite of Chemthane 7030 two-component, 100% solids spray polyurethane and rigid wood or wood laminate core is used in production of concrete and masonry form and support products. Polymer resin, which is 100% solids and zero-VOC formulated, is sprayed directly to prepared wooden substrate to form seamless, plastic barrier against abrasion, impact, and tearing. Even if punctured or torn,...

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Rexam New Technology to Support Customers' Committment to Sustainability

To support customers who have a commitment to sustainability and the environment Rexam today has three major innovative product lines for make-up packaging. To support customers who have a commitment to sustainability and the environment Rexam today has three major innovative product lines for make-up packaging: 1) products using corn-based resin 2) products using wood-based resin 3) refillable...

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Thermally Conductive Epoxy is Exceptionally Flexible

Thermally Conductive Epoxy is Exceptionally Flexible

Master Bond Inc. announces the successful culmination of in use trial testing for EP21TDC-2AN, a highly flexible, two component, thermally conducting epoxy resin compound for high performance bonding, coating, and encapsulation. The cured compound exhibits a high, 31% elongation, truly exceptional for a thermal conductive epoxy where the conductivity is a robust 2.6 W/mo-

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