Resins

New HETRON-® Resin Formulation from Ashland Promotes Creative Construction

DUBLIN, Ohio - A new fire-resistant construction material is providing architects and engineers with a compound that meets demanding building requirements without sacrificing creative flexibility. Newly formulated HETRON FR620T-20M polyester resin introduced by Ashland Composite Polymers, a business group of Ashland Performance Materials, a division of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), features improved...

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Ashland's DREWRAD(TM) UV Curable Resins Provide New Options for Food Package Printers

BOONTON, NJ - DREWRAD 150 UV curable resin from Drew Industrial, a business group of Ashland Specialty Chemical, a division of Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH), opens a new set of options for food package printers by providing flexible curing times without the use of photo-initiators. Photo-initiators were needed to trigger resin curing in older technology systems. UV cured systems have been limited in...

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GE's Super High Flow Valox* Resins Help Fill Automotive Industry's Needs for Lighter Parts, Energy Savings, and Increased Part Consolidation

GE's Super High Flow Valox* Resins Help Fill Automotive Industry's Needs for Lighter Parts, Energy Savings, and Increased Part Consolidation

SOUTHFIELD, MICH. - December 7, 2006 - GE Plastics today announced the launch of Valox* Super High Flow resins, a family of glass- and mineral-filled polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) materials. Valox Super High Flow resins are aimed at helping automakers and tiers achieve thinner, larger parts with greater detail at lower injection pressures without sacrificing performance. The GE materials help...

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Composite Resin promotes optimal sidewall characteristics.

Composite Resin promotes optimal sidewall characteristics.

Filled with non-crystalline nanoparticles, NanoTool(TM) stereolithography (SL) resin accelerates processing of parts while minimizing finishing requirements. This ProtoComposite(TM) material has flexural modulus of 10,500 MPa, heat deflection temperature of 260-°C, and linear shrinkage under 0.001 in. Able to be used in applications involving metal plating, resin is formulated so that water...

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GE Plastics' Lexan* HPX Resin Delivers Outstanding Performance to the Intlock ITL-S Disposable Blade in PENTAX's New Airway Scope

PITTSFIELD, MASS. - November 28, 2006 - GE Plastics today announced that its Lexan* HPX resin - a tough, high-tech transparent polycarbonate (PC) widely used in critical healthcare applications - has been selected by PENTAX to mold a specialized Intlock ITL-S disposable blade for the company's new Airway Scope AWS-S100 video laryngoscope. Lexan HPX resin was selected by PENTAX for the material's...

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Eastman Introduces the Next Generation of PET

New ParaStar resins offer significant performance, economic and environmental benefits to beverage brand owners and converters Chicago, Ill. (October 30, 2006)- Eastman Chemical Company, the world's largest producer of PET for packaging, introduces the next generation of PET resins. Named ParaStar, these innovative resins offer enhanced bottle clarity, product purity, production and supply chain...

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Resins offer continuous use temperatures up to 230-

In addition to melt processability, Extem(TM) Thermoplastic Polyimide Resins provide optimal thermal, chemical, and mechanical properties while eliminating drawbacks of semi-crystalline materials and imidized thermosets. They are inherently flame-retardant without use of halogenated additives that can pose environmental risk. Resins feature glass transition temperatures up to 310Â-

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Epoxy Curing Agents withstand difficult environments.

Resistant to corrosion and chemicals, AncamideÂ-® 2634(TM) and 2652 provide formulators with barrier coats for marine, maintenance, and chemical facility environments. Ancamide 2652 polyamide adduct is designed for use with liquid epoxy resins in 2-part, ambient-cured coatings. It delivers overcoatability of up to 3 months. Exhibiting heat, blush, and cathodic disbondment resistance, Ancamide...

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Non-Tacky Pre-Preg Materials optimize molding throughput.

Non-Tacky Pre-Preg Materials optimize molding throughput.

Non-adhesive pre-preg thermoset composites (b-stage products) are dry to touch and can be customized to fit range of end-user requirements. Products do not require release film, enhancing storage, handling, and processing rates. Tight resin/substrate ratios ensure consisent reactivity. Available substrates include glass, cotton, paper, carbon fiber, and customer-specific substrates, while choice...

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GE Plastics Optimizes Environmentally Responsible Noryl GTX* Conductive Resin for Powder Coating Processes

GE Plastics Optimizes Environmentally Responsible Noryl GTX* Conductive Resin for Powder Coating Processes

Unique, New Material to Join GE's Expanding ecomagination* Product Portfolio, Providing Host of Environmental, Design, Performance, and Production Benefits INDIANAPOLIS - Sept. 19, 2006 - Here at Powder Coating 2006, GE Plastics is exhibiting the first in a new family of conductive Noryl GTX* resins that are optimized for powder coating. These unique materials - slated to join GE's growing...

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