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Tepex added to CAMPUSplastics database

Bond-Laminates GmbH

Numerous manufacturers around the world are now offering continuous fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composite materials Read more

K 2019

BASF enables thin, lightweight components use in automotive applications

BASF

In a joint project, BASF and STR Automotive have brought components for premium vehicles into serial production for the first time using Elastolit R 8819 Lightweight. Read more

materials

AIMPLAS presents innovations in sustainable development at K

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, will once again have a booth at K Fair where it will display its main technological developments in the circular economy, active and smart packaging, sustainable mobility, medicine and decarbonisation Read more

K 2019

LANXESS commissions two Tepex production lines

LANXESS - Bond-Laminates

At its site in Brilon, Germany, Bond-Laminates GmbH – a wholly owned subsidiary of specialty chemicals company LANXESS – has commissioned two new production lines for Tepex continuous-fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composites. Read more

materials

New foam systems network founded

Scheunert/Lichtwerkedesign

Developing and combining new plastics processing technologies and foam systems, building innovative moulds and systems, making processes more economical and generating new applications are all goals for the newly founded ThiM network Read more

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Dieffenbacher at K 2019

Dieffenbacher

Companies that depend on the economical production of high-quality composite parts will find valuable advice and customised automated production plants at the Dieffenbacher booth at K 2019. Read more

K 2019

INEOS Styrolution highlights StyLight at Composites Europe

INEOS Styrolution

INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, highlights its aesthetic composite StyLight at this year’s Composites Europe in Stuttgart, Germany. Read more

materials

ARLANXEO spotlights new mobility solutions at K 2019

ARLANXEO

ARLANXEO, a global leader in performance elastomers, participates in its second K fair under the theme ‘future mobility’, as electrification and autonomous driving will fundamentally change transportation in the near future. Read more

K 2019

Teijin will benefit from Benet’s automotive composite technologies and its well-proven supply record, which will serve as a solid foundation on which to further strengthen Teijin’s solution development capabilities Read more

industry

New PA6 compounds outperform standard predecessors

Teknor Apex

Creamid P Series PA 6 compounds absorb nearly one-third less water at saturation than standard grades, provide 15-25% improved tensile properties in the conditioned state, and exhibit higher flow and excellent surface characteristics Read more

K 2019

Discovering DuPont at K 2019: Cutting-edge innovation and solutions

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DuPont Transportation & Industrial (T&I), a division of DuPont, will showcase cutting-edge solutions and technology innovation at K 2019 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Read more

K 2019

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Clariant

As announced in June, Clariant is taking action to tackle the challenge of plastic pollution with new solutions and proactive steps to create a more sustainable plastics industry through a ‘Symphony of Collaboration’. Read more

materials

Covestro TPU films gain OEKO-TEX certification

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Covestro's Platilon thermoplastic polyurethane films are ideal for many smart and pollution-free textile applications. Read more

materials

EconCore from Leuven, Belgium, has chosen the high-speed, energy-efficient MEAF 50-H34 extruder for its trial production of recycled PET ThermHex honeycomb sandwich panels.

MEAF

EconCore has chosen the high-speed, energy-efficient MEAF 50-H34 extruder for its trial production of recycled PET ThermHex honeycomb sandwich panels. Read more

K 2019

Marchante SAS strives for a sustainable film industry at K 2019

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For this year’s K Show, Marchante SAS reaffirms its commitment to productivity, efficiency and high-quality machinery, and will proudly celebrate Director Inocente Marchante’s 40 years in the Biax industry. Read more

K 2019

BASF and Toray bringing new tape to automotive industry

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Toray Advanced Composites and BASF have signed a manufacturing and supply agreement focused on the production of CFRT tapes for the automotive and industrial markets. Read more

materials

VLCH 305/400, TL 28 and ECH 8/24 extrusion heads from the family of Maillefer components (very large crosshead, longitudinal mono-layer head and multi-layer crosshead)

Davis-Standard

Davis-Standard and Maillefer will showcase a range of new extrusion and converting technology at K 2019 from Hall 16, booth A43, October 16-23. Read more

K 2019

2020 Ford Explorer

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Continental Structural Plastics (CSP), a global leader in highly-engineered, composite vehicle components, has announced that it will be supplying Ford Motor Company with the industry’s first composite, dual-wall-dash engine shroud Read more

materials

New high-temperature O-rings from HASCO

HASCO

The new HASCO high-temperature O-rings Z98HT/d1xd2… can be used in a range of mould making applications to seal heating/cooling channels. Read more

materials

TPCE demand benefits as metal substitutes grow

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The thermoplastic copolyester elastomers market witnessed moderate growth in 2018, with demand surpassing 170,000 tonnes, according to a study by Ireland-based market intelligence company Fact.MR. Read more

materials

  • Tepex added to CAMPUSplastics database

    Bond-Laminates GmbH

    Tepex added to CAMPUSplastics database

  • BASF enables thin, lightweight components use in automotive applications

    BASF

    BASF enables thin, lightweight components use in automotive applications

    In a joint project, BASF and STR Automotive have brought components for premium vehicles into serial production for the first time using the new material Elastolit® R 8819 Lightweight. In comparison to conventional processing with PU-RRIM materials, the new process convinces due to significant weight reduction. The usual component thickness of 3.0 mm can be reduced to less than 2.5 mm, without detrimental effects on processing, quality or mechanical properties.

  • LANXESS commissions two Tepex production lines

    LANXESS - Bond-Laminates

    LANXESS commissions two Tepex production lines

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  • Dieffenbacher at K 2019

    Dieffenbacher

    Dieffenbacher at K 2019

  • INEOS Styrolution highlights StyLight at Composites Europe

    INEOS Styrolution

    INEOS Styrolution highlights StyLight at Composites Europe

  • ARLANXEO spotlights new mobility solutions at K 2019

    ARLANXEO

    ARLANXEO spotlights new mobility solutions at K 2019

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