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Carbon Fiber PEEK Replaces Metal in Aircraft Door Fitting
Victrex's 40% carbon fiber-reinforced PEEK results in a 40% savings in both weight and production costs over the incumbent aluminum part.
Article Published: 10/2/2015
Major Resin Prices Soften
Major Resin Prices Soften
Article Published: 9/25/2015
RTP Offers Tribology Data for Medical Device Material Selection
Until recently, there were no established industry tests that accurately predict friction behavior.
Article Published: 9/4/2015
Advanced Styrenic Lets Molder Shed New Light On Automotive Part
Polyoptics teamed up with Styrolution to develop a ‘breakthrough’ process for light guides.
Article Published: 8/14/2015
New Materials Offer Cost, Performance Advantages to PEEK in Automotive
Two new families of PAEK offer combination of economy and performance for demanding automotive applications.
Article Published: 8/14/2015
Victrex Acquires Kleiss Gears to Bolster PEEK Gears Growth
PEEK resin producer buys specialist in injection molding gears.
Article Published: 8/13/2015
World's First Plastic Rear Axle Transmission Crossbeam
The plastic rear axle transmission beam developed by ContiTech and BASF weighs 25% less than the die-cast aluminum beam it replaced.
Article Published: 8/7/2015
RTP Bolsters Compounding Capabilities Through Acquisition
RTP's newly integrated acquisition will especially focus on black masterbatches and carbon black thermoplastic compounds for a several industries.
Article Published: 8/7/2015
RadiciGroup Now Nylon Producer in Mexico
With new acquisition, RadiciGroup Plastics makes entry into Mexico and Central America.
Article Published: 8/7/2015
Eastman Explores Processing of Tritan Copolyester For Small, Multicavity Medical Parts
A sophisticated 32-cavity mold and all-electric press are being used to define the process window and critical mold and part design criteria.
Article Published: 7/17/2015

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