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Emerging Application for Tepex: Door Module Carrier
Lanxess contracts with German Tier I for use of the composite in large series automotive production.
More High-Performance Materials for Additive Manufacturing Emerge
Included are high-temperature formulations for 3D-printed tooling.
Price Increases on Polyacetal and UHMW-PE Underway
POM, UHMW-PE join other commodity engineering resins in moving up in price.
No News Shortage on Thermoplastic Composites at JEC World 2017
Sabic enters continuous carbon-fiber reinforced tape; TxV taps Fiberforge technology; Xenia introduces materials reinforced with hybrid (glass/carbon) fillers; and more.
Space: Where 3D Printing Innovates?
It’s called the “Final Frontier” but maybe space is actually a closer to a present-day trendsetter. What does that mean?
Engineering Resin Prices Rise in First Quarter
The trajectory of key factors that drove ABS, PC, and nylon prices up could reverse in the second or third quarter.
Additive Manufacturing Materials Evolve as Market Moves from Prototyping to Production
Both Stratasys and Arkema have recently launched new materials with improved aesthetics and performance.
PC Continues to Hit the Bullseye in Archery
Covestro’s Makrolon 2805 has been used for injection molded arrow nocks for more than 30 years.
LSR & Other Materials Know-How for Molders at April Conference
Materials and Additives are examples of the broad focus of Plastics Technology’s Molding 2017 Conference & Exhibit.
Suppliers Team to Run Precision Teflon Tubing at Medical Show
Apart from the triennial K Show, extrusion system suppliers don’t operate lines at trade fairs that much anymore.