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How to Select and Process High-Density Thermoplastic Materials
Choosing and working with high-density materials requires special knowledge in the areas of applications, mold design, and processing. Here are best practices that should increase your understanding.
Article Published: 2/22/2016
Commodity Resin Prices Flat to Soft
Falling energy and feedstock costs and the threat of lower-priced imports are key drivers.
Article Published: 2/22/2016
Advancing Composites in the Black Hills of SD
The CNAM Center at the South Dakota School of Mines seeks to act as a nucleus for composites manufacturing.
Article Published: 2/12/2016
PolyOne Acquires Certain TPE Technologies from Kraton
A broader offering of SBC-based TPEs will now be available from PolyOne.
Article Published: 2/4/2016
Solvay's PEEK Chosen for Oil Scavenger Line in Polimotor 2
The Polimotor 2 all-plastic engine project for competitive auto racing is moving right along with Solvay's materials playing a key role.
Article Published: 1/26/2016
Addivant to Triple Capacity for Workhorse Phosphite Antioxidant
Increased interest in Weston 705 for PE food packaging spurs Addivant to invest in capacity expansion.
Article Published: 1/25/2016
New Nylon Entrant Brings Differentiated Technology to the Table
Celanese already has some grades of its nylon 6 and 66 offering available.
Article Published: 1/25/2016
Novel Class of Super-High-Elongation Silicones for Molding
Gelest's "revolutionary" two-component silicone elastomer is aimed at microfluidics and implantable medical devices, with LSR versions underway.
Article Published: 1/22/2016
PP Bucks Trend to Flat or Lower Prices
Lower feedstock costs, slowed demand in early first quarter are likely to keep most prices stable.
Article Published: 1/21/2016
Novel Process Opens Up Vast Landscapes for Biobased Materials
DuPont and ADM develop new process to make high-purity fructose derivative for conversion to biobased chemicals and materials.
Article Published: 1/20/2016

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