Aimed at automotive underhood components.
LFTs duplicate both the mechanical and electrical properties of magnesium in injection molding or extrusion while offering up to 40% reductions in weight.
Development was spurred by the accelerating development of new thermoplastic materials for structural applications.
Offering great weight reduction potential are new stiff PP closed-cell foam boards from Sekisui.
Zwick has come out with a new series of testers for testing the mechanical properties of thermoplastics used in automotive applications.
A new broad-spectrum antimicrobial protection masterbatch positioned as a cost-effective option to silver-based additives.
Wacker adds another liquid silicone to its new portfolio of LSRs for injection-molded radiator gaskets.
Piper Plastics' new thermoplastic composites are said to bridge the gap between standard reinforced thermoplastic compounds and pre-preg lay-up composites.
New styrenic block copolymer serves as modifier for injection-molded PP parts, and more.
Borealis has three new PP compounds with post-consumer recycle content to help European automotive OEMs and Tier One suppliers better support sustainability goals.