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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. 

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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.

Mark Minnichelli, director, technical development BASF.

BASF Emphasizes Unique Highly-Reinforced Compounds & Additive Manufacturing
Material supplier is aiming to address the z-direction strength limitation of layered components produced with 3D printing.

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Engineering Resins Getting More Customized
Materials firms tailoring resins for specific applications.

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: 3D Printing Materials & Applications
Materials developments churning for burgeoning additive manufacturing market.

Ascend’s Vydyne XHT nylon 66

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.

PP LFT structural active grille shutter

Winners of 2017 SPE Automotive Awards Wow with Many ‘Firsts’
Innovative, transferable, and intelligent use of thermoplastics capture eight of nine categories.

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BASF, Xaar Collaborate On Industrialization Of Photopolymer Jetting
BASF 3D Printing Solutions and Xaar seek partners for jointly developing 3D printing machinery.

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