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Perwoll bottles from chemically recycled plastic

Henkel, BASF Collaborate on Chemical Recycling
Henkel is evaluating further opportunities for integrating chemically recycled plastic in its product packaging.

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Talking 3D Printing of Plastics at the Additive Manufacturing Conference
A look at the 2019 Additive Manufacturing Conference plus onsite interviews with AM providers Essentium and EOS.

BASF's Chemical Recycling Process Produces Virgin Grade Material for Food-Contact Approved Quality
Creating flexible packaging such as stand-up pouches from virgin-grade material derived from plastic waste is taking a step closer to reality in BASF’s ChemCycling project.

Ultimaker S5 Pro Bundle

3D Printer Provider Ultimaker Targets Industrial Production with New Launches
Jamie Howard, president of Ultimaker Americas, discusses the company’s new product launches and outlook on 3D printing in manufacturing.

SABIC will encourage sustainability with bio-renewable and recycled feedstocks and designing lightweight packaging.

K 2019 Preview: Resins & Additives for Sustainability in Cars, Electronics & Packaging
Material suppliers are committed to the ‘Circular Economy,’ as evidenced by their adoption of new technologies, product introductions and collaborations.

'First' PBTs for Extrusion of Profiles and Thermoforming
BASF will showcase the new Ultradur PBT portfolio extensions at K 2019.

BASF and Toray in Supply Agreement for Production of CFRT Tapes for Automotive & Industrial Applications
Toray Advanced Composites (U.S. office in Morgan Hill, Calif.) and BASF, Florham Park, N.J., signed a manufacturing and supply agreement focused on the production of continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRT) tapes for the automotive and industrial markets.

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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.

PESU Selected for Ultrafiltration Membranes by Water Treatment Company
Pentair opted to use BASF’s Ultrason PESU to ensure the delivery of clean and safe water.

BASF to Build Plants for Engineering Plastics and TPUs in China
BASF’s proposed integrated “Verbund” site in Zhanjiang will ‘host the first plants to contribute to global capacity for both engineering plastics and TPUs.

BASF Starts Up Expanded Compounding Plant in Mexico
At the newly expanded Altamira plant, BASF is producing Ultradur PBT and Ultramid nylon product lines. 

Novel and Playful Foldable Trivet Made of PPSU
BASF’s Ultrson P PPSU used in a simple yet technologically sophisticated household item.

Materials: Advanced PPA for FR Connectors in E/E Devices
BASF’s new Ultramid Advanced T2000 is touted for its combination of excellent mechanical and dielectric strength at high temperatures. 

BASF steam cracker

BASF Develops Pilot Products Made From Chemically Recycled Plastics
As a next step, BASF plans to make the first products from the ChemCycling project commercially available.

Nylon 66: Pricing & Supply Issues Spur Processors to Consider Alternatives
While the nylon 66 tightness may not prove long-lasting, resin suppliers, compounders, and distributors have mobilized to offer processors an array of ‘replacement’ materials. 

Materials: Novel Family of PPA Compounds
BASF is aiming the new Ultramid Advanced T1000 series to metal replacement applications is a wide range of industries.

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

Stratasys uPrint SE Plus 3D printer

Market Trends in Polymer Additive Manufacturing
Unlike the BetaMax/VHS technology debate, all the established polymer print technologies have a viable long-term role to play in the 3D-printing industry.

Materials: High-Gloss Specialty Nylon for Auto Interiors
BASF’s Ultramid Deep Gloss enables structures, functionalized surfaces and requires no coating. 

BASF & Materialise Strengthen Cooperation in 3D Printing
Major investment underway by BASF in a leading supplier of 3D printing technologies.

Product Categories of BASF Corporation - Engineering Plastics

Acetal
Biodegradable, Photodegradable Resins and Compounds
Color Dyes, Pigments
Nylons - Other
Nylon--Type 6
Nylon--Type 6/66 Copolymer
Nylon--Type 610
Nylon--Type 66
Plasticizers
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PBT Type
Polyethersulfone
Polyphenylsulfone
Polysulfone
Surfactants

Trade Names

Basotect
Capron
Ecoflex
Ecovio
E-Por
Neopor
Nypel
Petra
Styropor
Ultradur
Ultraform
Ultramid
Ultrason