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Materials: High Viscosity PVDF for Extrusion
Arkema has commercialized the highly flexible, high viscosity Kynar Flex 3030-50 PVDF for extrusion processing
Materials: First Flexible Acrylic Sheet Debuts on Arkema 4 Trimaran
Altuglas’s ShieldUp Flex flexible acrylic sheet is a major innovation in the world of transparent flexible plastic.
Arkema Invests in Continuous Composites
Arkema has invested in the American start-up to advance the development of 3D composite manufacturing.
Paxis, Sartomer to Develop Custom Materials for Additive Manufacturing
Sartomer will work with Paxis to develop a library of new custom materials tailored to work with the Wave Applied Voxel (WAV) technology and solve application-specific needs.
Key Polymer Additive Manufacturing Highlights from Formnext 2019
Lots of new technology and advances from material and additive manufacturing system providers.
Arkema Opens New Global Center of Excellence for 3D Printing in Normandy
Dedicated to printing by powder bed fusion, the center complements the group’s existing network.
Arkema and 3DXTech Bring FluorX Material To Ultimaker’s Cura Marketplace
The new PVDF-based filament is specifically designed for printing highly technical 3D parts that require extreme performance.
Hexcel and Arkema Open Joint R&D Lab to Develop Carbon-Fiber PEKK Products for Aircraft
Hexcel and Arkema aim to develop carbon fiber reinforced PEKK UD prepreg tapes for lightweight aircraft parts.
Arkema Starts Up First U.S. PEKK Production Plant
Arkema’s PEKK U.S. plant will strengthen the company’s offerings of advanced materials in demanding markets such as aeronautics, electronics, and automotive.
New Alliance To Focus On Sustainable Thermoplastics and Additive Manufacturing In Colorado
The centers created will house equipment critical to the maturation of new additive manufacturing technologies and materials as well as programs that train and educate new generations of professionals, students and technicians.
Center of Excellence to Advance 3D Printing Technology Launched by Arkema
Arkema’s business line Sartomer is a pioneer in designing engineered resins for UV-curable additive manufacturing under the N3xtDimension brand.
Additive Manufacturing: First High-Purity PVDF 3D Printing Filament
Based on Arkema’s Kynar PVDF, Nile Polymer’s new filament is designed for large parts without dimensional warping.
NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Engineering Resins Getting More Customized
Materials firms tailoring resins for specific applications.
NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Mix of New Materials
Look for novel PVC compounds, PP with short- and long- fiber reinforcements, new acrylics including high heat-resistant versions, and flame-retardant CPE for wire & cable.
Resins & Additives at NPE2018: Spotlight on Performance, Economy, Sustainability
NPE will host lots of news in engineered thermoplastic compounds, customized TPEs, polyolefins for packaging, bioplastics, recycled content compounds, purging agents, 3D printing materials, and a slew of innovative additives.
One of the First Biobased Nylons Turns 70
Despite its advancing age, an “exciting future” is forecast for Arkema’s Rilsan Nylon 11.
Additive Mfg. Materials Evolve as Market Moves from Prototyping to Production
Both Stratasys and Arkema have recently launched new materials with improved aesthetics and performance.
Arkema Boosts PEKK Capacity
Another major investment now underway.
Arkema to Further Modernize North American Acrylic Acid Production
Latest production technologies to be used in the upgrading of the Clear Lake, Texas facility.
Glass Reinforcement Opens New Doors For PVDF Fluoropolymer
Glass fiber is a new partner for this resin. A wider range of applications beckons.
Profile Extruder Sees the Light
Rotuba exited the sheet business to focus on custom profiles for LED light fixtures. It now ranks as North America’s leading profile extruder in this burgeoning market.