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Pittsburgh, PA 15205-9723 US

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Engel’s new Technology Center

Who’s Doing Research to Advance the Plastics Industry?
Machinery suppliers are taking the lead in plastics R&D. Engel offers one example.

Covestro Steps Up Investment in Thermoplastic Composites
Covestro, Pittsburgh, Penn., is further developing its offerings and capabilities in continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) composites in response to market trends and a growing demand from customers.

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Report from the K 2019 Preview: The Future of Plastics is Circular
During the K 2019 Preview in Düsseldorf, Germany, machinery and material suppliers discussed new initiatives and technologies dedicated toward incorporating sustainability into their offerings. 

PolyOne’s thermally conductive compounds are used in automotive and E/E applications such as LED lighting, heat sinks and electronic enclosures.

A Bright Future for Thermally Conductive Plastics
Lighter weight, lower cost, and greater impact strength, moldability and customization are rapidly driving demand for thermoplastics that help keep electronics, lighting and car engines cool.

Materials: Advances in PC-Based Composites
Covestro is moving ahead on a couple of fronts to advance its offerings in polycarbonate composites.

Unique 3D-Printed Shock Absorber
Recently showcased by Covestro, this part is printed in three materials using three different processes and boasts a high degree of functionality.

Covestro cardyon polyether carbonate polyols

First TPU Based on CO2 Technology Makes Debut
The polyols used in Covestro's new TPU help reduce the material's carbon footprint.

global engineering plastics market

Global Engineering Plastics Market to Grow by Over Seven Percent
New study projects strong growth for PC, nylon, ABS, PET & PBT, acetal, and fluoropolymers.

Covestro front module

Covestro Develops Design Concept for New Auto Front Module
Functional solutions made of PC film and glazing in the most confined spaces.

Covestro 3D printed shock absorber

Covestro to Showcase Novel 3D-Printed Shock Absorber
Printed in three materials using three different processes, this part also boasts a high degree of functionality. 

Covestro Launches Brand Name for Thermoplastic Composites
‘Maezio’ composites are based on continuous carbon or glass fibers impregnated with PC, TPU and other thermoplastics.

Covestro Sells U.S. PC Sheets Business to Plaskolite
This marks Plaskolite’s entry in the PC sheet business and further expands the acrylics sheet manufacturer portfolio.

Materials: Flame-Retardant PC Blends for Interior Train Components
Covestro’s new PC blends are geared for use in train walls, seats, electronic components.

Covestro Starts Up New TPU Capacity Expansion
Commitment to global burgeoning TPU market shown by Covestro.

Covestro Makrolon Rx3440 polycarbonate

Materials: New PC Stands Up to Disinfectants, Oncology Drugs
Testing apparatus designed to show PC luers can resist cracking while submerged and under force.

Covestro PC mobility

Polycarbonate to Play Key Role in E-Mobility and Autonomous Driving
  Seamless integration of LED lighting, insulation properties, strong optics, good haptics and more lend PC to new mobility applications.  

Materials: Marine-Grade PC for Flexible Boat Enclosures
Covestro’s new Makrolon PC sheet provides a clear, unobstructed view on the water.

The “Holy Grail” of PC Glazing Appears on the Sporty Electric Tommykaira ZZ
Teijin has developed the world’s first “pillar-less” PC windshield for a commercial car.

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

Solvay Technyl 4 Earth nylon 66

New Resins & Additives Galore at K 2016
A wide range of interesting developments in materials technologies were sprinkled in with some intriguing announcements of new ventures at K 2016.

industrial scale 3D silicone rubber printer

K 2016 Proves Additive Manufacturing Has Staying Power
K 2016 made clear that additive manufacturing is establishing a prominent position at the triennial show among long-running mainstays like injection molding, extrusion, blowmolding and thermoforming.

Product Categories of Covestro LLC

Abrasion Resistant Coatings
Color Infusion Systems
Core Materials
Flame-resistant Coatings
In-mold Coatings
Polycarbonate
Polycarbonate/ABS Alloys
Polycarbonate/Polyester Alloy
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--Other Types
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Urethane Type
Urethane Chemicals--Complete Systems (Foam and Elastomer)
Urethane Chemicals--Individual Components
Urethane Crosslinkers, Chain Extenders
UV-resistant Coatings

Trade Names

Apec®
Bayblend®
Desmopan®