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Long-time manufacturer of durable lighting for demanding environments Kenall Lighting, Gurnee, Ill., opted to use Makrolon PC grades from Bayer MaterialScience, Pittsburgh, specifically developed for use in LED lighting for a new line of luminaires, citing improved light transmission and efficiency when compared with competitive products.
That’s how Jon Hamilton, a reporter at National Public Radio’s (NPR) science desk, began his story this week on a new report by government scientists published in the journal Toxicological Sciences, which concludes what many reports on bisphenol A (BPA) already have.
There was no shortage of interesting materials developments at K 2013, in particular high-performance engineering thermoplastics and thermoplastic composites—much of them geared to automotive/transportation.
A medium-viscosity, easy releasing grade of Makrolon PC from Bayer MaterialScience, Pittsburgh, is used for the lens of a new LED light engine for lighting fixtures.
Bayer MaterialScience has introduced new PC sheet products to meet performance and cost challenges for passenger railcars.
The K 2013 show will present a broad range of engineered plastics materials, including thermoplastic composites, as well as additives. Automotive and electronic applications will be the main targets, as well as medical, packaging, lighting, and construction.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Two new engineered PC sheet products specially designed for signage were recently unveiled by Bayer MaterialScience, LLC, Pittsburgh.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: A new, clear, high-flow, medical-grade PC has been introduced by Bayer MaterialScience LLC, Pittsburgh.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Transparent furniture is trendy, sparking increased demand from the furniture industry for transparent materials that are flame-retardant and—depending on the thickness of the material—can satisfy the requirements of the standards DIN 4102 Class B and UNI 9177 Class 1, particularly for use in public buildings.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Stepping up development of new tailored materials to meet the increasing demand for PC resins in LED lighting systems, Bayer MaterialScience, Pittsburgh, has produced new grades with high thermal conductivity for cooling elements used for thermal management of LEDs.
Germany’s Bayer MaterialScience (U.S. office in Pittsburgh) and Solid Composites GmbH have partnered to develop TPU powders for SLS (selective laser sintering), a digital rapid-prototyping and additive-manufacturing method for fabricating 3D structures by using a laser beam to sinter thin layers of powdered materials.
WEB EXCLUSIVE:Germany’s Bayer MaterialScience (U.S. office in Pittsburgh) and Solid Composites GmbH have partnered to develop TPU powders for SLS (selective laser sintering).
Bayer MaterialScience LLC, Pittsburgh, sold its Vivak PETG sheet business in NAFTA to Plaskolite, Inc., Columbus, Ohio.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: A new thermoplastic urethane with shape memory has been developed by Bayer MaterialScience (U.S. office in Pittsburgh) together with the BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing in Berlin, Germany.
Bayer MaterialScience, Pittsburgh, will acquire the U.S. polycarbonate sheet business of Arkema Inc., Philadelphia.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: At the recent MD&M West show in Anaheim, Calif., Bayer MaterialScience introduced two Bayblend PC/ABS grades for medical equipment.
Process involves dipping the parts in an aqueous bath for a short period
WEB EXCLUSIVE: What’s described as a “premium” PC/PET alloy for horizontal automotive body panels is made from the “highest quality post-consumer and post-industrial recyclates,” according to Bayer MaterialScience, Pittsburgh.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: At October’s Fakuma 2011 show in Germany, BASF and Arburg teamed up in a demonstration of energy-efficient injection molding.
Going a step beyond the bullet-resistant security glazing familiar in banks and taxicabs, a new type of “structural envelope” based on a special polycarbonate sheet laminate from Bayer MaterialScience LLC, Pittsburgh, is said to establish a new level of bomb-blast resistance for building structures.