Dow Chemical Company, Elastomers

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Please visit: Dow Chemical Company, Elastomers

Mailing Address:
PO Box 1206
Midland, MI 48642 US

Phone: 989-832-1426
Toll-Free: 800-441-4369
Fax: 989-832-1465

Product Categories of Dow Chemical Company, Elastomers

  • Adhesives for Plastics
  • Impact Modifiers more (+)
  • Thermoplastic Elastomers--Olefinic Type

As seen in PT

  • Polyolefins Innovation: Automotive, Packaging, Pipe, Furniture, Flooring, Films

    New materials and processes for injection and blow molding, extrusion, compounding, and thermoforming were discussed at the recent SPE Polyolefins Conference.

  • Headlines from the K 2013 Show

    Here’s just a taste of the innovations on display, a selection of the top headlines not covered in our September show preview.

  • Dow Plans Multiple Materials Production Units on Gulf Coast

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: Several new specialty material production units will be build on the U.S.

  • MATERIALS: New Polyolefin Elastomer for TPOs

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich., has introduced Engage XLT, a new grade of polyolefin elastomer (POE) for PP-based TPOs.

  • Dow Forms New Plastics Div.

    Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich., has combined its remaining plastics businesses into its new Performance Plastics Div.

  • Tips and Techniques: How to Downgauge Film Without Losing the ‘Feel’ of Quality

    These days, blown film processors supplying converters and packagers with high-end materials are between a rock and a hard place.

  • Seven-Layer R&D Line Spurs Blown Film Innovation

    Business might be slow in most blown film extrusion markets, but leading-edge processors are preparing for better times by tapping into a seven-layer line installed last year at Dow Chemical Co.’s Film Application Development Center (FADC) in Freeport, Tex.

  • Dow Divests Most of Its Plastics

    Last month, Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich., agreed to sell its Styron Div. to Bain Capital Partners, a Boston-based private-equity firm.

  • New Colorants for Medical Polymers

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: PolyOne Corp., Cleveland, has a new line of USP Class VI colorants for medical devices called OnColor HC gamma-stable concentrates.

  • Dow Launches Healthcare PE Resins Family

    The Dow Chemical Co., Houston, recently introduced its Health+ line of polyethylene resins for medical and pharmaceutical packaging, as well as medical devices such as protective needle caps and sheaths, labware, and incidental parts such as handles.

  • Silky New TPVs Boost Extrusion Rates

    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.

  • ANTEC at NPE: Editors' Picks

    One of the unusual features of NPE 2009 in Chicago June 22-24 will be the first-ever concurrent presentation of the SPE ANTEC conference, by far the largest of seven conferences at McCormick Place during the show.

  • Die-Drawn Boards Of Mineral-Filled PP

    A new development in die-drawn polypropylene building profiles will be introduced by Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich., in a paper at the SPE ANTEC conference, which will be held concurrent with the NPE 2009 show in Chicago next month.

  • Lots of Recent Acquisitions In Resins and Additives

    A number of major businesses have changed hands recently.

  • Lubrizol Acquires Dow’s TPU Business

    Lubrizol Corp., Cleveland, last month purchased the TPU business of Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich.

  • K-Dow Joint Venture Is Scrapped by Kuwait

    The K-Dow Petrochemicals joint venture of Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich., and Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC) sub. of Kuwait Petroleum Corp. (KPC), was canceled on Dec. 28, just before it was to launch on Jan. 1.

  • Automotive TPOs: Improved Processing, Better Appearance

    Last Fall’s annual SPE Automotive TPO Global Conference in Sterling Heights, Mich., heard presentations on new formulations that cut cost by eliminating the compounding step and that bridge the gap between molded-in-color and painted parts.

  • K-Dow Joint Venture Now in Place

    The new 50:50 joint venture between Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich., and Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC), sub. of Kuwait Petroleum Corp., was officially launched Jan. 1.

  • Dow to Buy Rohm and Haas

    Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich., has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Rohm and Haas of Philadelphia.

  • Clear Road Ahead for TPOs, TPVs

    Olefinic TPEs originally comprised only two classes of rubber-modified polypropylene, known as TPO and TPV. More recently, these have been supplemented by new types of olefinic elastomers that can be used on their own or as the rubber component in TPO/TPV compounds. Additionally, a small handful of specialty TPEs using olefinic matrices occupy niche applications.

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