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.
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.