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: 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.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Evonik Industries (U.S. office in Parsippany, N.J.) is developing a new engineering polymer that surpasses the performance of existing PEEK materials in high temperatures and extreme environments.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Solvay Specialty Polymers has unveiled a range of recycled grades of Solef PVDF.
Bayer MaterialScience has introduced new PC sheet products to meet performance and cost challenges for passenger railcars.
New and innovative nylons will be launched at K 2013 in Düsseldorf this month by both the Radici Group of Italy (U.S. office in Wadsworth, Ohio) and TeknorApex Co., Pawtucket, R.I.
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: Invista has expanded its range of Polyshield modified-PET barrier resins with a new masterbatch version aimed particularly at barrier PET beer bottles.
The ColorFast X Series includes fully formulated compounds as well as color and additive masterbatches.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Ticona’s Fortron FX432T1 PPS now complies with U.S. FDA and EU food-contact regulations, allowing its use for food handling applications such as conveyor systems.