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Innovation with adhesion compound from KRAIBURG TPE

2019 KRAIBURG TPE

KRAIBURG TPE offers a broad range of thermoplastic elastomers for interior and exterior applications, as well as applications for engine compartments and power trains of motor vehicles. Read more

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Hot plate welding convinces due to its very high level of weld quality

Greiner Assistec

Greiner Assistec is more than a producer of custom plastic parts and assemblies – the plastics experts’ portfolio also includes finishing the products on an individual basis. Read more

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HAICoPAS targets carbon thermoplastic composite structures solutions

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Hexcel, Arkema and their partners have announced that their joint collaborative project HAICoPAS has received approval from Bpifrance and a grant of €6m. Read more

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Plastic-concrete hybrid will enable floating wind farms

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The FLOTANT project is developing a plastic-concrete hybrid system to improve the buoyancy of wind turbines, as well as materials that are more lightweight and resistant to the marine environment. Read more

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Polykemi prepares for an electric future

Polykemi

Based in Ystad, Sweden, Polykemi has for more than 50 years successfully developed and produced customer adapted thermoplastic compounds for the automotive industry, among others. Read more

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Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV

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Large, lightweight and torsionally stiff

Tepex dynalite continuous-fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composite sheets from specialty chemicals company LANXESS can be used to manufacture even large, highly integrated structural components for automotive lightweight design. Read more

9 Jul 2019 10:02 guest blogs

high-performance thermoplastic HONEYCOMB

EconCore

EconCore’s HPT honeycomb cores are more than just versatile, efficient and durable, they are a physics-based (rather than a nature-based) solution, according to the award-winning honeycomb sandwich material producer’s CEO Dr Jochen Pflug. Read more

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Boulder Clean and Braskem collaborate on new packaging

1908 Brands

Plant-based cleaning products company Boulder Clean has partnered with thermoplastics polyolefins producer Braskem to revamp the packaging of its laundry detergent. Read more

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Conventus opens Canadian distribution operation

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US-based Conventus Polymers LLC, a leading distributor of high-performance engineering thermoplastics, has established a Canadian distribution operation based in Toronto that offers products to processors and end users in Ontario and Quebec Read more

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TWI and London SBU launch PolyMERIC

TWI

A collaboration between TWI Ltd and London South Bank University (SBU) has resulted in the creation of a new world-class centre of excellence for polymer technology – named PolyMERIC Read more

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Evonik and Evolve STEP up for AM applications

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Evonik and Evolve Additive Solutions have announced a joint development agreement wherein the companies will work together to formulate Evonik’s thermoplastic materials to be used in Evolve's selective thermoplastic electrophotographic process (STEP) Read more

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DuPont reveals new 3D printing materials at RAPID + TCT 2019

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DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers, a global business unit of the DowDuPont Specialty Products Division, has launched new additions to the company’s portfolio of 3D printing materials at RAPID +TCT 2019. Read more

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GM presents Distinctive Innovation Award to CSP and Teijin

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Continental Structural Plastics (CSP) and its parent company Teijin Limited were honoured by General Motors with the automakers Innovation Award at its 27th Annual Supplier of the Year Awards Ceremony. Read more

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DuPont highlights collaboration success

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DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers, a global business unit of the DowDuPont Specialty Products Division, is showcasing at Chinaplas 2019 its use of Regina e-F.A.S.T. material used in conveyors for high-speed, dry-running bottling operations. Read more

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Incheon Airport’s Terminal 2

BASF

BASF’s plastic additives package is helping to protect the roof at Incheon Airport’s Terminal 2 with TPO sheets produced by Wonpoong Corporation, South Korea. Read more

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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

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Safic-Alcan develops and provides wide ranges of polymers, materials and additives for the rubber, coatings, adhesives, thermoplastics and polyurethane industries

Safic-Alcan

Safic-Alcan Polska, subsidiary of the Safic-Alcan Group, the independent specialty chemicals distributor, is proud to announce that it has successfully achieved ISO 9001-2015 Certification in Quality Management Systems from LL-C. Read more

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2019 KRAIBURG TPE

Kraiburg TPE has demonstrated its expertise in custom-engineered TPE by providing a compound tailored to the precise balance of hardness and flexibility for a durable dog toy in combination with superior adhesion to nylon and colourability. Read more

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in lithium-ion batteries and components

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LANXESS will have its own stand at the Battery Show Europe in Stuttgart, Germany (7-9 May), for the first time. Read more

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Borealis Daplen™ EE058AI grade used in parts of the new ŠKODA SCALA offers weight savings without compromising performance

ŠKODA Auto

Borealis and Borouge have announced that the new compounding plant of Borealis in Taylorsville, North Carolina, US, has come on stream during Q1 2019 as planned, with the inauguration of the facility scheduled for 16 May 2019. Read more

  • Innovation with adhesion compound from KRAIBURG TPE

    2019 KRAIBURG TPE

    Innovation with adhesion compound from KRAIBURG TPE

  • UHMWPE components are used in total endoprosthetic joints

    Parx Plastics

    UHMWPE components are used in total endoprosthetic joints

    UHMWPE components are used in total endoprosthetic joints

  • Hot plate welding convinces due to its very high level of weld quality

    Greiner Assistec

    Hot plate welding convinces due to its very high level of weld quality

    Hot plate welding convinces due to its very high level of weld quality

  • HAICoPAS targets carbon thermoplastic composite structures solutions

    via Shutterstock

    HAICoPAS targets carbon thermoplastic composite structures solutions

  • Plastic-concrete hybrid will enable floating wind farms

    Senu Sirnivas / NREL

    Plastic-concrete hybrid will enable floating wind farms

    Hywind Floating Offshore Wind Turbine, Siemens 2.3 MW, North Sea, Norway.

  • Plastic-concrete hybrid will enable floating wind farms

    Aimplas

    Plastic-concrete hybrid will enable floating wind farms

    June 5, 2013 - Hywind Floating Offshore Wind Turbine, Siemens 2.3 MW, North Sea, Norway. (Photo by Senu Sirnivas / NREL)

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