PT ZONE: Polyolefins
Prices Up, Except for PP
Prices of PE, PS and PVC were on the way up last month, while PP prices could be headed in the other direction.MATERIALS: Injection Molding COC with Internal Mold Release
The boost in processability has made this COC the go-to choice grade for components with high-aspect ratios, precision details, and other molding challenges.Up to 10% Compostable Plastic in PE Recycle Streams is Okay!
European Bioplastics meta-study shows that a small fraction of compostable plastic 'sneaking in' on PE recycle streams has no adverse effect on mechanical properties of recycled material.Commodity Resin Prices Rising
Prices of PP and PS moved up in December and were poised to move up again last month. Price hikes also were on the table for PVC and PE.Materials News at K 2013
There was no shortage of interesting materials developments at K 2013, in particular high-performance engineering thermoplastics and thermoplastic composites—much of them geared to automotive/transportation.View More Content in This Zone | RSS | Atom