Solar Impulse 2

Solar Impulse 2: Covestro's story

Materials science played a pivotal role in getting the world record-making solar powered Solar Impulse 2 off the ground and back safely nearly 16 months later. Covestro revealed to EPPM the role it played as a partner company on the aerospace project



Global supplier of specialty polymers Solvay has revealed that its Ixef BM-1524 polyarylamide (PARA) meets the standard governing polyamides for aircraft interiors for the Boeing BMS8-270. more

Oct 12, 2016 12:27 PM materials

The composites technology that helped the world's longest aircraft, the Airlander 10, get off the ground last month, has its roots in F1 racing. EPPM caught up with composites partner on the project Forward Composites. more

Sep 28, 2016 9:25 AM materials

ELIX Polymers, a global supplier of high-performance ABS and polycarbonate, is expanding its business into the North American Market. more

Sep 21, 2016 12:04 PM materials

Chem-Trend, a global leader in the development and production of high-performance release agents, purging compounds and other ancillary moulding products, is boasting the HSE benefits of its Chemlease EZ Series. more

Sep 19, 2016 9:59 AM materials

Evonik Industries has broken ground in Marl, Western Germany, where its new production plant for specialty polyamide 12 (PA12) powders will be built. more

Sep 13, 2016 4:48 PM materials

AIMPLAS, the Valencia-based Plastics Technology Centre, has completed its participation in the European project INNOREX, improving the properties of PLA thanks to a new processing innovation. more

Sep 12, 2016 10:41 AM materials

EPPM's EUREKA Series touches on the out-of-the-box thinking that may seem peculiar now, but could influence and innovate plastics as we know it in the future.

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