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Pittsburgh, PA 15205-9723 US

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As Seen In Plastics Technology

The “Holy Grail” of PC Glazing Appears on the Sporty Electric Tommykaira ZZ
Teijin has developed the world’s first “pillar-less” PC windshield for a commercial car.

Rubbery, Velvety, Silky: Haptic Properties of Coated Automotive Plastic Parts
HapticMapping is an objective approach for determining the haptic properties of PUR-coated plastics.

New Resins & Additives Galore at K 2016
A wide range of interesting developments in materials technologies were sprinkled in with some intriguing announcements of new ventures at K 2016.

K 2016 Proves Additive Manufacturing Has Staying Power
K 2016 made clear that additive manufacturing is establishing a prominent position at the triennial show among long-running mainstays like injection molding, extrusion, blowmolding and thermoforming.

K2016 Reporter’s Notebook: Materials News
Celanese to offer PEEK, TPE; SABIC eyes new Gulf Coast facility; Covestro displays automotive, electronics innovations; and Baerlocher launches heat stabilizer for recycled resins.

K 2016 Preview: Materials & Additives
Driving the wide range of new developments in engineered plastics and additives are higher performance, safety, and sustainability.

Smart Electronics for Luminous, Smart, Sustainable Clothing
Covestro will “shine” at K 2016 showcasing an item of luminous clothing with a TPU formable film/copper laminate as key.

Innovation On the Agenda at TCC Auto 2016
Lots of new developments discussed including Covestro’s strategy to launch continuous reinforced PC sheet.

MATERIALS: Novel "Cool Black" PC for High-Gloss Auto Exteriors
Covestro's new Makrolon AX with high-performance coatings targeted to roof trim and pillar applications.

New Materials Shine Bright In Growing LED Market
Rapid expansion of LED technology has spurred development of new formulations for a wide range of lighting components. Here are examples of activity in this fast-moving field.

Polymers On Board Round-the-World Solar Flight
Plastics Technology was on the scene when the pioneering solar-powered Solar Impulse 2 landed in Phoenix, Ariz. on May 2.

Covestro in Collaboration to Develop Innovative, High-Strength Polycarbonates
Covestro is teaming up with Nanodax, which has developed "glass wool" reinforcing filler technology for plastics.

APPLICATION: PC/ABS and TPU Offer Biocompatibility, Durability to Mobile Patient Monitor
Continuous patient-monitoring systems require materials that are durable enough to protect interior components but will not irritate the patient’s skin.

Industrial Bulletproof Lenses Made with New PC
Covestro’s “extremely” impact-resistant PC used for safety glasses, face shields.

A Look Back at 3D Printing in 2015
3D printing is an exciting industry – there’s always something new going on.

Carbodeon Granted U.S. Patent for Nanodiamond-Containing Plastics
With thermally conductive plastics rapidly growing in demand, the addition of nanodiamonds to the arsenal of thermally-conductive fillers is only welcome.

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING: Polycarbonate for 3D Printing
Lower-temperature processing makes PC more adaptable to additive manufacturing.

New Line Of Polycarbonate-Based 3D Printing Materials
While 3D printing is clearly gaining traction, one of the biggest drawbacks is the limitation of materials suitable for 3D printing.

Bayer MaterialScience Business To Be Named Covestro
The new name for Bayer's MaterialScience business that will be spun off is Covestro, effective Sept. 1.

PC Sheet Enhances Aesthetics And Protection For Living Roof
Bayer MaterialScience's PC sheet has been used in an upgraded clamshell roof at the California Academy of Science's building.

Product Categories of Covestro LLC

Abrasion Resistant Coatings
Color Infusion Systems
Core Materials
Flame-resistant Coatings
In-mold Coatings
Polycarbonate
Polycarbonate/ABS Alloys
Polycarbonate/Polyester Alloy
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--Other Types
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Urethane Type
Urethane Chemicals--Complete Systems (Foam and Elastomer)
Urethane Chemicals--Individual Components
Urethane Crosslinkers, Chain Extenders
UV-resistant Coatings

Trade Names

Apec®
Bayblend®
Desmopan®