PT ZONE: Engineering Thermoplastics

PT Article DuPont Experts And Partners To Address Recycling, Lightweighting, Optimal Material Selection
At NPE2015, DuPont scientists and other industry experts will host seminars on recycling and material innovation & selection for automotive, packaging, and medical devices. More (+)
MATERIALS: FR PC Versions Expand Continuous-Fiber-Reinforced TP Composites
At NPE2015, Lanxess' sub. Bond Laminates will highlight new FR versions with PC matrix now part of its Tepex line of continuous-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites for electronic applications. More (+)


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ADDITIVES: Process Additives With High Mineral, FR Levels

Struktol will feature newly developed processing aid masterbatches with high levels of minerals and FR packages.

New Source of Polyketone in U.S.

Promising engineering resin is back after 14 years.

MATERIALS AND ADDITIVES AT NPE: Spotlight on Performance, Economy, and Sustainability

Lots of news in engineering thermoplastic compounds, TPEs, and purging agents, plus a wide range of colorants and additives.

Styron Is Now "Trinseo"

New name for Styron, "Trinseo", reflects diverse product range.

PC Sheet Enhances Aesthetics And Protection For Living Roof

Bayer MaterialScience's PC sheet has been used in an upgraded clamshell roof at the California Academy of Science's building.

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OVERVIEW:
Engineering Thermoplastics

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A category of polymers that are used typically in demanding applications. They are so named because they have properties that offer higher performance (such as heat resistance) than commodity materials, and are suitable for applications that require engineering to design parts that perform in their intended use. Examples of engineering polymers include nylon, ABS, PC, PEEK, PBT, and POM.


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