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LANXESS prepolymers offer new possibilities

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Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is offering the next generation of Low Free (LF) isocyanate urethane prepolymers that can be formulated into resins for 3D printing. Read more

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BASF and Mizuno upscale performance training shoes

BASF/Mizuno

In line with its strategy to fuel the future of footwear with winning material solutions, BASF introduces Elastopan polyurethane for the midsole of Mizuno’s new training footwear – TC-01 and TC-02. Read more

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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

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Evonik’s TROGAMID passes Casio tests

Evonik

Due to its special combination of properties, TROGAMID CX from Evonik was the only high-performance plastic to pass the strict material tests set by Japanese technology company Casio. Read more

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X-Swift

BASF

BASF, Longterm Concept, and Gu Guoyi have collaborated to develop X-Swift – a new athleisure shoe that fuses four BASF advanced material innovations with the latest footwear automation technology. Read more

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Due to increasing global demand for high-performance polymers, Evonik is expanding its production of transparent polyamides of the TROGAMID CX brand at the Marl Chemical Park in Germany. Read more

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At the European Coatings Show 2019 and Techtextil 2019, Covestro will showcase a new solution for breathable yet waterproof outdoor textiles based on its INSQIN® technology. The coatings are purely water-based.

Covestro

At the European Coatings Show 2019, Covestro will present outdoor clothing that owes its functional properties to the company’s INSQIN coating technology at its City of Sustainnovation booth. Read more

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IPC, the Industrial Technical Centre with expertise dedicated to plastic and composite innovation, is presenting two prototypes on its stand at this year’s JEC World in Paris: an intelligent motorcycle helmet and a multifunctional wind turbine blade. Read more

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Riddell and Carbon 3D printed sports helmet liner

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Riddell, a US-based designer and developer of American football helmets, has collaborated with Carbon to bring customised, digital design innovation to head protection through Riddell’s new Diamond helmet platform. Read more

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Evonik introduces TROGAMID® myCX high flow, a new transparent polyamide for demanding optical applications such as premium lenses or high-end visors for ski and snowboard goggles

Evonik

Evonik has developed a new polyamide moulding compound for optical applications. TROGAMID myCX high flow offers clear transparency, excellent wear comfort and high durability along with improved processing capabilities. Read more

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Fish nets are making an appearance on the football pitch – as recycled plastic materials thanks to adidas’s push to bring more recycled plastics into sportswear. Read more

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New materials from Lubrizol, Estane TRX and BounCell-X, allow for innovative solutions for sports and recreation. Read more

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Is your dirty laundry poisoning our marine life?

Tiny fibres from sportswear are polluting sea life from our washing machines - but how to stop it? Read more

11 Jan 2018 09:02 editor's blog

The football World Cup, kicking off in Moscow on June 14th 2018, will feature Adidas balls with a bio-rubber from Arlanxeo. Read more

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Evonik has launched a winter sports high-impact polyamide, Vestamid, on show at Fakuma. Read more

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Airpaq

Airpaq, a backpack firm based in Cologne, has smashed a crowdfunding target by nearly 400 per cent as its pack design proves popular. Read more

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Nike

Nike

Global sportswear brand Nike has revealed that its new Jerseys for the National Basketball Association (NBA) in the US will be made with 20 per cent waste plastic bottles. Read more

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Puma and Covestro team up for sustainable boot. Read more

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Carbon

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Adidas has harnessed Carbon Digital Light Synthesis technology in its Futurecraft 4D trainers, with thousands of these sports shoes entering the market this year. Read more

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Huntsman's new TPU material for sports footwear will be unveiled on the first day of K2016. Read more

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  • LANXESS prepolymers offer new possibilities

    LANXESS

    LANXESS prepolymers offer new possibilities

  • Covestro TPU films gain OEKO-TEX certification

    360b / Shutterstock.com

    Covestro TPU films gain OEKO-TEX certification

  • Evonik’s TROGAMID passes Casio tests

    Evonik

    Evonik’s TROGAMID passes Casio tests

  • X-Swift

    BASF

    X-Swift

    BASF introduces X-Swift, an athleisure shoe for the office and beyond

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  • At the European Coatings Show 2019 and Techtextil 2019, Covestro will showcase a new solution for breathable yet waterproof outdoor textiles based on its INSQIN® technology. The coatings are purely water-based.

    Covestro

    At the European Coatings Show 2019 and Techtextil 2019, Covestro will showcase a new solution for breathable yet waterproof outdoor textiles based on its INSQIN® technology. The coatings are purely water-based.

    At the European Coatings Show 2019 and Techtextil 2019, Covestro will showcase a new solution for breathable yet waterproof outdoor textiles based on its INSQIN technology. The coatings are purely water-based.

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