Resins

With Alextra(TM), Allen Extruders Launches a New Composite Technology to Meet the Demands of Extreme Environments

GE Plastics' Lexan* SLX Resin Provides Stunning Aesthetics and Performance PITTSFIELD, MASS. - July 20, 2006 - Allen Extruders, one of the largest U.S. producers of custom thermoplastic sheet, today launches Alextra(TM), a revolutionary new line of thermoplastic sheet products that meets the demanding performance requirements of extreme environments. Through close collaboration with GE Plastics,...

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NOVA Chemicals Introduces New Expandable Polystyrene Resins for Stronger Insulating Concrete Forms

Pittsburgh, PA - NOVA Chemicals Corporation today announced the commercial availability of EPS 35MB-ICF, enhanced expandable polystyrene resins that deliver best-in-class performance in insulating concrete form (ICF) applications. ICFs are lightweight, high-strength, permanent concrete forms with built-in insulation. ICFs made with NOVA Chemicals' EPS 35MB-ICF resins enable significant molding...

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Heat-Resistant Resins suit automotive lighting applications.

Lexan-® Xtreme Heat (XHT) resins offer automotive lighting designers material choices for demanding applications. Exhibiting resistance to deformation and color shift under high-heat conditions, they are suited for auto headlamp bezels and reflectors. Resins have specific gravity of 1.22 and offer flow characteristics for injection molding. When used on bezels and reflectors, resins enable...

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DuPont to Produce New High-Performance Polymers Made with Renewable Resources

WILMINGTON, Del., June 27 / -- DuPont expects to begin production in 2007 of new high-performance thermoplastic resins and elastomer products made from two of its latest bio-based materials innovations. The products will be targeted for automotive, electrical/electronic and other industrial markets. Intermediates for DuPont(TM) Sorona-® polymer and DuPont(TM) Hytrel-® made with renewable...

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New Speedmask ® Resin Masks Make Metal Finishing Easier, Faster for Airfoil, Power Generation & Other Metal Finishing Processes

New Speedmask ® Resin Masks Make Metal Finishing Easier, Faster for Airfoil, Power Generation & Other Metal Finishing Processes

November 1, 2005 Offered by the DYMAX Corporation, the new 700 Series SpeedMask® UV curing maskants save time in metal finishing processes and fully protect critical surfaces. These products provide reliable protection and process simplification for new parts manufacture as well as for overhaul and repair. Damage to surfaces, edges and internal cavities is easily avoided using the SPEEDMASK 700...

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Temporary Masking Resins Allow Immediate Processing of Surgical Instruments And Orthopedic Implants

Temporary Masking Resins Allow Immediate Processing of Surgical Instruments And Orthopedic Implants

Called the SpeedMask ® 7100 Series, a new line of temporary metal masking resins is offered by the DYMAX Corporation. These temporary masks offer reliable surface protection for orthopedic implants, implant hardware, surgical instruments and medical devices. These masking resins cure in seconds using UV light. Multiple viscosity ranges simplify dispensing and reduce mask application to a single...

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

PITTSFIELD, MASS. - Jun. 1, 2006 - 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,...

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GE's Flame Retardant (FR) Flexible Noryl Resins Now Recognized Under UL1581 as an Acceptable Wire Coating Material Candidate for 80 C, 90 C & 105 C Applications

GE's Resins Offer Top Performance for Appliance Wire Coatings with Added Benefits of Non-Halogenated FR, Thin-Wall Constructions, and Environmental Responsibility PITTSFIELD, MASS. - May 2, 2006 -GE Plastics has announced that various grades of its flame-retardant Flexible Noryl* resin for wire coating and insulation have been listed by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) under the UL1581 reference...

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