FKuR and Helian Polymers have developed PLA filmaments reinforced with natural fibers for FDM.
A reportedly unique reset mechanism makes a new hand durometer for creep measurement easy to use for the long term.
Nexam Chemical launches multifunctional additive for virgin and recycled commodity and engineering resins and composites.
Compounds are said to have the same feel, flexibility, and ease of processing as conventional vinyls.
Teknor's new flexible PVC compounds boast up to 90% lower emission of VOCs.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: A new EcopaXX nylon 410 grade launched by DSM Engineering Plastics offers both manufacturing and environmental benefits in insulating profiles for aluminum windows.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Enso Plastics has introduced a renewable starch-based thermoplastic derived from potato farming waste. It can be used alone or blended with PP or PE.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Two new grades of Polybond functionalized polymers used as tie layers in multilayer thermoplastics applications such as pipe have been launched by Addivant, Middlebury, Conn., a new company formed from the Antioxidant and UV Stabilize...
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Metabolix Inc., Cambridge, Mass., has come out with a new compostable film grade of PHA biopolymer, Mvera B5008, which is certified compostable by European standards.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: RheTech, Inc., offers a new grade of RheVision biocomposite using sugar cane-based HDPE supplied by Brazil’s Braskem (U.S. office in Philadelphia, Pa.). The initial product is RheTech’s first “green biocomposite,&rdq...