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Materials: Nylon 66 for Automotive Lightweighting
Ascend’s new nylon 66 Vydyne R433H is targeted to reinforcement of down-gauged steel & aluminum used in vehicle BIW structures.

SABIC thermocomp

NPE2018: News in Materials & Additives
Here’s more news in engineering resins, TPEs, bioplastics, polyolefin film grades, PVC, and a range of additives from the Big Show not reported in all our other previous coverage.

Ascend Performance Materials’ Pensacola plant

Potential Nylon 66 Supply Shortage?
Ascend Performance responds to this issue.

Ascend’s XHT heat-resistant nylon 6,6

Bracing for Possible Supply Shortage of Nylon 66
PolySource, for one, has been preparing for this with alternatives it offers. How big is this concern? Who’s working on solutions, including alternative offerings?

Ascend to Boost ADN Capacity to Meet Nylon 66 Demand
There are industry concerns that current global capacity of ADN is not up to par with fast growing nylon 66 demand.

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

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.

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Two High Temperature-Resistant Grades of Nylon 66 Debut
Vydyne debuts two new grades of PA66 designed for demanding automotive applications that are capable of withstanding prolonged exposure at 210 C and 230 C.

Materials: Flame-Retardant Nylon 66 for Unattended Appliance Connectors
Ascend’s newest grade sports the highest possible glow wire ignition temperature rating.

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.

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K 2016 Preview: Materials & Additives
Driving the wide range of new developments in engineered plastics and additives are higher performance, safety, and sustainability.

A Pre-K2016 Experience in Belgium
EMG did a terrific job in bringing together some 25 trade press members to hear preliminary news from some key players in plastic materials and additives.

Lots of Recent Acquisitions In Resins and Additives
A number of major businesses have changed hands recently.

More Resin Expansions
Two nylon producers have upped capacity through debottlenecking.

Product Categories of Ascend Performance Materials LLC

Nylon--Type 6/66 Copolymer
Nylon--Type 66