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Fakuma is championing the plastics technologies that are pushing engineering further through lightweighting. more

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Navarrese mechanical engineering students have reduced the weight of their Tecnun racecar with sacrificial cores from additive manufacturing experts Stratasys. more

materials

JEC world 2018 in pictures

The EPPM team was at JEC World 2018 this week where we were blown away by the amazing ways composites are being used to expand the horizons of aerospace, sport, automotive, defence, construction, E&E and dozens more industries. more

9 Mar 2018 12:29 editor's blog

The joint Austrian-UAE polyolefins group will show its lightweighting expertise at VDI Mannheim next week. more

industry

At JEC World 2018, SABIC is featuring several new breakthrough innovations in materials and manufacturing designed to drive broader adoption of strong, lightweight thermoplastic composites. more

materials

Italian hot runner specialist HRSFlow has launched two new hot runners for injection moulders. more

machinery

Italian hot runner maker HRSFLow has brought its overmoulding expertise to the largest rear window in the car market. more

industry

As it continues to strengthen its global presence, specialty chemicals company LANXESS is galvanising its operations in China to capitalise on potential growth in automotive and E&E. more

materials

Elix Polymers has carved itself a niche in the premium corner of the automotive market with a portfolio that includes higher-heat and low-density ABS that is colour-accurate, metal-platable and 3D printable. more

materials

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Konsens

Lightweighting shouldn't be the main reason for switching to plastics in under-the-hood automotive applications - superior performance should come first, says DuPont. more

materials

New grades of Technyl Red, Technyl Blue, Ixef, Ryton and Amodel launched at Fakuma are aggressively defending Solvay's position as a leader in automotive materials development. The experts sat down with EPPM to introduce the latest additions. more

materials

Toyota has adopted EconCore's unique honeycomb technology for its new hybrid model Prius PHV. more

materials

Royal DSM plastics will feature in Toyota's racing cars for 3D printed parts and testing of performance plastics. more

materials

Solvay has increased its product range for thermal managment materials with a new PPA series. more

materials

LanXess has made a stabilising system for Durethan PA, providing long-term temperature resistance up to 230°C. more

materials

DSM high-temperature plastics successfully replace metal in charge air cooler end cap application. more

materials

ENGEL UK has signed off an order for three e-Victory injection moulding machines to the tune of €800,000 at Interplas 2017. more

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Swedish compounding firm Polykemi will be showing blend solutions in high performance plastics at Fakuma. more

industry

New grades from Spain’s ELIX Polymers reduce squeaks in cars and provide cost savings. more

materials

Wiper and indicator levers, and the housing for the control module on rear wheel drive BMW's will be made from BASF Ultramid and Ultradur. more

materials

HP Fusion 3D Printing Sprocet

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