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Breakthrough in drug delivery relies on Covestro polycarbonates

Covestro

Wearable drug delivery devices have changed the way medication is administered to patients by shifting treatment from the hospital to the home. However, animals have not had the same freedom during treatment as they often face limited mobility Read more

materials

Trinseo introduces PC for medical devices

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Trinseo will continue to show support for the medical industry with the launch of a new wear-resistant, high-lubricity polycarbonate (PC) at Pharmapack in Paris and MD&M West in Anaheim, California. Read more

materials

EPSE emphasises strength of CE markings

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The European Polycarbonate Sheet Extruders association (EPSE) has emphasised the strength of its CE marking, and questioned unnecessary national certification schemes. Read more

industry

The Wittmann Group at Swiss Plastics Expo

Wittmann Group

The Wittmann Group, represented by Battenfeld (Schweiz) AG and Wittmann Kunststofftechnik AG, will present its latest range of injection moulding technology, automation and auxiliaries at the Swiss Plastics Expo in Lucerne from 21-23 January. Read more

machinery

Covestro closed sale of European polycarbonates sheets business to Serafin

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Covestro has successfully closed the sale of its European polycarbonates sheets business to the Munich-based Serafin Group effective immediately. Read more

industry

Covestro supplies materials for Signify

Signify

Covestro is providing connected lighting systems provider Signify with polycarbonate for its 3D printing capabilities. Read more

materials

Covestro to sell European polycarbonate sheets business to Serafin Group

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Covestro has signed an agreement with Serafin Group for the sale of Covestro’s European polycarbonate sheets business, which comprises manufacturing units in Belgium and Italy, central management operations and sales support in Europe. Read more

materials

X10 sounder beacon

Eaton

UK-based power management company Eaton has launched a new range of sounder and sounder beacons for the industrial process and control market that mitigates the risk of downtime from EMC discharge and overloaded loops on low voltage systems. Read more

machinery

SmartPower 240 XL with automation from Wittmann Battenfeld, Nuremberg, to produce sensor sheets

Wittmann Battenfeld

At K 2019, Wittmann Battenfeld will exhibit its products and applications under the motto ‘Enjoy Innovation’. Read more

K 2019

PowerLine E 8 QT

Coherent

A new marking sub-system from Coherent utilises a powerful 8 W UV laser to enable high-speed marking of polycarbonates, plexiglass, PMMA and other plastics. Read more

machinery

Sucheta Govil

Covestro

Material manufacturer Covestro has chosen a Chief Commercial Officer to fill the last position on its Management Board. Read more

industry

tesa releases high-performance plastic bonding solution

tesa

UK-based adhesive tape manufacturer tesa, a subsidiary of Beiersdorf, has released its HiP (High Initial Performance) bonding tape designed to eliminating ultrasonic welding from the automotive sector. Read more

materials

Due to their favourable property profile, polycarbonate blends are well suited for manufacturing modules, housing parts, cell holders and crash absorbers (as can be seen in this picture) for electric car batteries.

Covestro

The core element of future mobility concepts is a powerful lithium-ion battery, which will be part of the powertrain but should also enable new forms of connectivity and autonomous driving. Read more

materials

Trinseo reports first quarter 2019 financial results

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Trinseo, a global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, has reported its first quarter 2019 financial results. Read more

industry

Covestro

Covestro

Covestro has started building additional production lines for high-quality polycarbonate films at its site in Dormagen, Germany. Read more

industry

PPG Teslin REAL ID

PPG

PPG has announced that North Carolina’s Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has experienced dramatic reduction in driver’s licences and identification card replacements and attempted fraud through the use of PPG Teslin substrate. Read more

materials

Covestro confirms targets for fiscal year 2019

Covestro

Higher competitive pressure influenced the first quarter 2019 results of DAX-listed Covestro. Despite an overall solid demand, core volumes decreased slightly (1.8%), mainly due to lower volumes in the polycarbonates segment. Read more

industry

The spiral flow testing demonstrates the increased flow length that can be achieved using Makrolon Rx2235 polycarbonate.

Covestro

Miniaturised medical devices, such as on-body drug delivery or monitoring applications, call for seamless, unobtrusive and lightweight designs to improve patient comfort and overall compliance. Read more

materials

The perfusion set’s clear enclosure protects the organ using Makrolon polycarbonates manufactured by Covestro

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To improve the way organs are preserved during transportation, TransMedics, Inc. has developed the innovative portable Organ Care System (OCS) that delivers warm, nutrient-rich blood to the organ Read more

materials

At CES 2019 Covestro will demonstrate how, as a materials innovation partner, it helps bring next-generation technologies to market. Read more

materials

  • Breakthrough in drug delivery relies on Covestro polycarbonates

    Covestro

    Breakthrough in drug delivery relies on Covestro polycarbonates

    Die Mini-Infuser™ SQ-CRI Pumpe der Firma RxActuator verwendet weißes Bayblend® T85 XF PC+ABS-Blend von Covestro für das Gehäuse und klares Makrolon® Rx1805 Polycarbonat in einem Blauton für die Verkleidung. -------------- The RxActuator Mini-Infuser™ SQ-CRI pump utilizes white Bayblend® T85 XF PC+ABS blend from Covestro for the case and clear Makrolon® Rx1805 polycarbonate in a blue tint for the trim.

  • Trinseo introduces PC for medical devices

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    Trinseo introduces PC for medical devices

  • Covestro expands healthcare portfolio

    To meet challenging low-friction requirements for drug delivery devices, Covestro is launching three new medical-grade polycarbonates: Makrolon M204 LF, Makrolon M402 LF and Makrolon M404 LF.

  • EPSE emphasises strength of CE markings

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    EPSE emphasises strength of CE markings

  • The Wittmann Group at Swiss Plastics Expo

    Wittmann Group

    The Wittmann Group at Swiss Plastics Expo

  • Covestro closed sale of European polycarbonates sheets business to Serafin

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    Covestro closed sale of European polycarbonates sheets business to Serafin

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