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Published: 2/25/2014

Additive Manufacturing: Materials for ‘Real-World’ Parts
Developments in materials have helped pave the way for processors to make ‘real world’ parts from what is collectively known as 3D printing. Here’s a comprehensive review of the materials available.

Published: 1/29/2014

APPLICATION: First Wine Bottle Closures Made with 'Green' PE
Braskem's 'Green' PE featured in Nomacorc's first 100% renewably-sourced wine closures.

Published: 1/23/2014

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.

Published: 1/11/2014

APPLICATIONS: First Ultra-High Barrier Renewable and Recyclable Packaging Makes Inroads
Plantic's high-barrier renewable and recyclable packaging is ideally suited for fresh food products and will soon make its large-scale commercial debut.

Published: 1/9/2014

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING: Slew of New Developments in Materials, Equipment
Three companies unveiled new developments in additive manufacturing and prototyping as 2013 came to a close, a testament to this technology's vibrant growth.

Published: 1/9/2014

APPLICATIONS: High-Heat PLA in World's First Bioplastic Touchscreen Computer
The high-heat-resistant PLA compound used for the housing of the first bioplastic touchscreen computer is based on lactides from Corbion Purac.

Published: 12/5/2013

PlastiComp & DSM Developing Biobased Long-Fiber Composites
WEB EXCLUSIVE: PlastiComp, Inc., Winona, Minn., has entered into a partnership with DSM Engineering Plastics (U.S. office in Birmingham, Mich.), to develop biobased, long-fiber thermoplastic (LFT) composite materials for automotive and other perform...

Published: 12/5/2013

Clear, Heat-Resistant PLA Films in Development
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Dutch producer of lactic acid and lactides Corbion Purac is joining forces with U.K.’s Innovia Films to develop PLA film that is both transparent and resistant to high temperatures.

Published: 11/7/2013

Nylon 410 Slashes Weight & Cost in Engine Crankshaft Cover
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Next-generation Volkswagen diesel engines will benefit from a multi-functional crankshaft cover made of biobased nylon 410 from DSM Engineering Plastics.

Published: 10/25/2013

Polyolefin Nonwovens Go 100% Biobased
New product is composed of two biobased polymers in a bicomponent, sheath/core structure.