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Published: 3/27/2017

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.

Published: 3/23/2017

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?

Published: 3/20/2017

Rubbery, Velvety, Silky: Haptic Properties of Coated Automotive Plastic Parts
HapticMapping is an objective approach for determining the haptic properties of PUR-coated plastics.

Published: 3/16/2017

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.

Published: 3/14/2017

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.

Published: 3/13/2017

Proprietary Tech Creates Stable Machining Grades of Polyolefin Stock Shapes
Quadrant will roll out an entire family of such materials within the next two years.

Published: 3/9/2017

VIDEO: Moving Beyond Buzzwords in Recycling
OEMs, brand owners, and retailers, as well as plastics processors, recyclers and equipment suppliers have converged on New Orleans for the annual Plastics Recycling Conference.

Published: 3/6/2017

More Materials & Additives Highlights from SPE’s Polyolefins Conference 
New semi-crystalline SEBS, additives for improved discoloration resistance, plant-based antioxidants, online compounding of TPO blends and more discussed in Houston.

Published: 3/3/2017

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.

Published: 3/2/2017

Polyolefins Technology Continues to Evolve
New resins and additives among highlights of SPE Polyolefins 2017.