WEB EXCLUSIVE: The Hygiene and Medical business of Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich., has introduced new grades of its high-molecular weight Infuse OBCs (Olefin Block Copolymers) for blown films.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Advances in both formulation and compounding technologies have enabled Teknor Apex Co., Pawtucket, R.I., to develop a new family of TPE compounds for wire and cable that are RoHS and REACH compliant.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: A new line of eight aromatic products have expanded the Carbothane line of polycarbonate-based thermoplastic polyurethane (TPUs) from Lubrizol LifeScience Polymers, Cleveland, which encompass a range of grades and radiopacities.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Alliance Polymers and Services LLC, Romulus, Mich., has launched a second series of its own TPVs, weeks after it introduced its first series of Viprene G general-purpose TPVs.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Alliance Polymers and Services LLC, Romulus, Mich., has launched the first of its new Viprene TPVs.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Two new high-hardness grades have been added to the Medalist MD-200 Series of TPVs from Teknor Apex Co., Pawtucket, R.I., extending the already broad durometer range of these high-purity compounds for replacing rubber in medical appli...
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Four antistatic grades have expanded the Maxelast line of styrenic-based TPEs available from Alliance Polymers and Services LLC, Romulus, Mich.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Several new grades of clear SEBS-based TPEs from Elastocon TPE Technologies, Rochester, Ill., are designed for medical products such as grips for medical and dental utensils and knobs and buttons for medical equipment.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: BASF Corp., Wyandotte, Mich., has two new Elastollan TPU compounds.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: PlastiComp, Winona, Minn., recently announced what it claims is a compounding breakthrough with a translucent long-glass reinforced TPU compound for molded structural parts.