This 90 Shore A hardness blow-moldable TPV can be optimized with specific softness needed in a variety of parts.
More performance options and improved economics over TPVs are claimed for new styrenic-based TPEs for automotive sealing systems
New generation mixed-metal activators for foamed PVC reduce organic emissions and fogging effects.
New PEEK compounds contain a proprietary additive that outperforms PTFE in wear and other properties.
All laser marking machines in the new M-Series have electric height adjustment so they can be operated either seated or standing.
This instrument can determine the wetting properties of a surface and provide a number that correlates to cleanliness, treatment level, and adhesion of a surface in seconds.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Celanese Corp. (formerly Ticona Engineering Polymers) has developed a grade of Fortron PPS that is said to be the first for use with 3D robotic-manipulated blow molding of tubular automotive components with complex geometries.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Borealis of Austria has introduced Fibremod, a new family of long- and short-glass PP compounds for the automotive and appliance industries.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: A specialty soft-touch PP for auto interior applications is said to have enhanced soft “feel” while maintaining structural rigidity and appealing aesthetics.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Celanese Corp. (formerly Ticona Engineering Polymers) introduced at K 2013 a flexible acetal copolymer for fuel-system pipes and tubes that require enhanced mechanical characteristics.