WEB EXCLUSIVE: Thermoformable, closed-cell, crosslinked polyolefin foams that are up to 70% softer than previous versions are now available from Toray Plastics (America), Inc., PEF Div., Front Royal, Va. New ToraSoft foams offer a more plush feel to automotive arm rests, instrument panels, sun visors, glove-box covers, door bolsters and panels, etc. The foams come in a range of colors and densities and in thicknesses of 1 to 6 mm. They are said to resist fracturing at low temperatures and to form with exceptionally tight radii.
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Editor PickUpward Pricing for PS, PVC and More
Higher global oil prices and derivative feedstocks are among the factors driving resin price increases in PS, PVC, PET and nylons.