Exploring the: Nanocomposites Zone
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Novel Materials Stretch Process Capabilities
The potential for new or unusual materials to broaden the application potential of standard plastics processes was explored in a number of papers at April’s SPE ANTEC conference in Orlando, Fla.
Sub-Micron Additives Make Strides (Just Don’t Say ‘Nano’)
High-surface-area, sub-micron-size additives have been making significant commercial strides in thermoplastic applications, albeit generally later than had been expected just a decade ago.
PE/PS Interpolymer Modifies Polyolefins To Process Faster, Thinner, Better
Novel hybrid of polyethylene and polystyrene acts as a processing aid for HDPE, LDPE, and PP.
MATERIALS AT NPE: All Market Sectors Benefit from Large Crop of New Materials
Higher-performance and easier processing PE film resins for packaging, a one-pass crosslinked PE for photovoltaic (PV) wire and cable, several higher-performing nylons and TPEs, “greener” plastics, and enhanced styrenic and PC resins are...
Materials & Additives at NPE: Performance, Processability, And Sustainability
Bioplastics take center stage.
Novel Fuel Systems Power Blow Molder’s Growth
Nano technology gives The Plastics Group a leg up on developing fuel systems for non-automotive applications
Companies Formed to Recycle PLA
Two firms have been established to recycle polylactic acid (PLA) biopolymer.
North America's Best-Kept Secret in Compounding
They’re hardly a startup, having opened their doors 27 years ago this month.
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.
Two New Names in U.S. Polypropylene
It’s not every day that you get two new entrants into the U.S.