Evonik Degussa Corp., High Performance Polymers

Contact Information

Please visit: Evonik Degussa Corp., High Performance Polymers

Mailing Address:
299 Jefferson Rd.
Parsippany, NJ 07054 US

Phone: 973-929-8000
Fax: 973-929-8013

Product Categories of Evonik Degussa Corp., High Performance Polymers

  • Core Materials
  • Nylon--Amorphous
  • Nylons - Other
  • Nylon--Type 12
  • Nylon--Type 612
  • Polyamide, Aromatic
  • Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PBT Type

As seen in PT

  • Acrylic Sheet Featured In Unique Reactive Art Installation

    Evonik's Acrylite Sheet 'Rocks' In New Media Installation

  • Materials News at K 2013

    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.

  • MATERIALS: Extra-High-Temperature PEEK in Development

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: Evonik Industries (U.S. office in Parsippany, N.J.) is developing a new engineering polymer that surpasses the performance of existing PEEK materials in high temperatures and extreme environments.

  • Evonik Resumes Full Production of Nylon 12

    Germany’s Evonik Industries (in the U.S., Evonik Degussa Corp., Parsippany, N.J.) has resumed full operation of its reconstructed CDT (cyclododecatriene) feedstock plant at the Marl site, less than a year after it was destroyed by fire and explosion.

  • Evonik Resumes Full Production of Nylon 12

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: Germany’s Evonik Industries (in the U.S., Evonik Degussa Corp., Parsippany, N.J.) has resumed full operation of its reconstructed CDT (cyclododecatriene) feedstock plant at the Marl site, less than a year after it was destroyed by fire and explosion.

  • PPA Moves into Gearshift Levers

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: Vestamid HT plus polyphthalamide (PPA) from Evonik Industries High Performance Polymers in Germany (in the U.S., Evonik Degussa Corp., Parsippany, N.J.), is being used in gearshift lever parts for a major European auto company.

  • MATERIALS: Raising the Bar on PEEK's Toughness

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: New Vestakeep Ultimate grade of PEEK from Evonik Industries in Germany (U.S. office in Parsippany, N.J.) boasts 25% higher impact strength than other PEEK resins.

  • Four Key Markets Drive Material Advances At K 2010

    Last fall’s K 2010 fair in Germany drew dozens of materials suppliers to show off hundreds of new products, aimed especially at packaging,medical, automotive, and electrical/electronics.

  • WEB EXCLUSIVE: In this month’s Starting Up section, we report on a new nylon 410, based on castor oil, from DSM of the Netherlands and Evansville, Ind.

  • WEB EXCLUSIVE: May will see a number of price hikes in nylons, styrenic block copolymers, and thermoset (unsaturated) polyesters:BASF hiked nylon 6 by 5¢/lb on May 3, while DSM raised nylon 6 extrusion and compounding grades 10¢ on May 1.

  • Two suppliers have come out with a new type of flexible, translucent, semicrystalline nylon based 100% on renewable sebacic acid from castor oil.

  • A Quiet Revolution In Materials Characterization

    In December, about a dozen representatives of European chemical companies gathered in Aachen, Germany, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of a quiet revolution in plastics.

  • Evonik Degussa Corp., High Performance Polymers, Parsippany, N.J., has introduced Vestamid HTplus, a polyphthalamide (PPA) resin for metal replacement in molded fuel systems and pump and filter-system housings.

  • Composites: Higher Properties, Lower Cost

    Part II of our review of the big JEC international composites show in Paris focuses on resins and reinforcements. (Part I, last month, covered process enhancements, thermoplastic composites, machinery, and tooling. See Learn More box.)

  • TPEs Move Up the Performance Scale

    This first of two articles on directions in TPE development focuses on styrenic, copolyester, polyamide, and TP urethane elastomers. The following article covers olefinics—TPOs, TPVs, and POEs.

  • Degussa Is Now Evonik Degussa

    Since September, the former Degussa AG of Germany has become Evonik Degussa, the Chemicals Business Area of the new Evonik Industries group in Germany.

  • Extreme Plastics New Contenders Push Limits Of Heat and Chemical Resistance

    The top of the thermoplastic performance pyramid is growing more crowded and more finely differentiated due to heightened demand for lighter, tougher alternatives to metals, ceramics, and thermosets.

  • New 'Ultra' Thermoplastics Contend for Top of Performance Pyramid

    The industry’s broadest line of highly heat- and chemical-resistant thermoplastics is being fortified with several new amorphous and crystalline materials in the so-called “ultra-performance” category.

  • New Materials and Methods for Optical Discs

    The so-called “format war” has finally hit the streets.

  • Beefing up its expertise in high-temperature polymers, Degussa AG in Germany is acquiring the patents of Ticona GmbH of Germany related to polyaryl ether ketones.

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