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.
SMA with N-phenylmaleimide upgrades heat resistance of ABS and other engineering thermoplastics.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Lehvoss North America, a new subsidiary of Lehmann & Voss & Co. of Germany, has introduced Luvocom Detectables, magnetic thermoplastic compounds for food-processing machine components.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: A new high-performance, fully transparent nylon 11 from Arkema Inc., Philadelphia, is designed for breathing masks, tubing, and other medical-device components worn for continuous periods.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: The new Recyclon family of nylon compounds from Teknor Apex Co., Pawtucket, R.I., is offered with varying percentages of recycled polymer to meet individual customer requirements.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Ticona, Florence, Ky., has developed a new blend technology that is said to overcome issues with previous impact-modified acetals.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Victrex Polymer Solutions, Conshohocken, Pa., has developed a series of enhanced Victrex PEEK compounds that incorporate high-modulus carbon fibers for a boost in strength and stiffness and weight-reduction potential.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Two new engineered PC sheet products specially designed for signage were recently unveiled by Bayer MaterialScience, LLC, Pittsburgh.