WEB EXCLUSIVE: At NPE in Chicago, Kraton Polymers LLC, Houston, highlighted two pairs of new styrenic block copolymers.
A silky-smooth surface unlike the rubbery touch of most TPVs distinguishes the first vulcanizate products in the Telcar OBC line from Teknor Apex Co., Thermoplastic Elastomer Div., Pawtucket, R.I.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Spartech Corp., St.
Two companies claim to have achieved a long-sought goal by launching vinyl alcohol-based thermoplastics that are injection moldable and extrudable while retaining the water solubility and biodegradability of polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH). One of the new ...
WEB EXCLUSIVE A couple of new additives have emerged to make PET bottles biodegradable.
Processors making PLA film and sheet, especially oriented PLA, have kept mum about how they reprocess their scrap.
An excellent combination of ESCR and stiffness is claimed for a new HDPE for blow molding personal-care and detergent containers and toys.
As we reported in November and January, there is activity in blending polylactide (PLA) bioresins with engineering polymers for use in durable products such as laptops, cellphones, and auto parts.
The roster of companies supplying thermoplastic blends with carbon nanotubes is upwards of half a dozen and growing.
Hostalen 4731B HDPE is the latest trimodal HDPE from LyondellBasell in the Netherlands.