Celanese Engineered Materials

222 W Las Colinas Blvd.
Ste. 900N
Irving, TX 75039 US


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The 2017 Ford F-150's open/close valve actuation system--made of polyacetal+PTFE and nylon 6--won the powertrain category and was the grand award winner.

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Winners of 2017 SPE Automotive Awards Wow with Many ‘Firsts’
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New Materials Acquisitions and Development Collaborations
Both Celanese and Radici’s Itema have completed deals that expand their material offerings in engineering thermoplastics and composites, respectively.

air-intake manifold

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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.

K2016 Reporter’s Notebook: Materials News
Celanese to offer PEEK, TPE; SABIC eyes new Gulf Coast facility; Covestro displays automotive, electronics innovations; and Baerlocher launches heat stabilizer for recycled resins.

3 Interesting Materials Finalists of SPE Auto Innovation Awards
Two novel injection molded components and a blow molded one made possible by modified or new materials.

New Nylon Entrant Brings Differentiated Technology to the Table
Celanese already has some grades of its nylon 6 and 66 offering available.

Body Exterior Finalists of SPE Auto Innovation Awards
Exterior applications meriting mention from the 2015 SPE Auto Innovation Awards include entrants from Ford and GM.

Body Interior Finalists SPE Auto Innovation Awards
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Carbodeon Granted U.S. Patent for Nanodiamond-Containing Plastics
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Product Categories of Celanese Engineered Materials

Liquid Crystal Polymers
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PBT Type
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PCT Type
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PET Type
Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS)
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Polyester Type

Trade Names

Celanex® PBT
Celcon® POM
Celstran® CFR-TP
Celstran® LFRT
Compel® LFRT
Factor® LFT
Fortron® PPS
Hostaform® POM
Impet® PET
Riteflex® TPC-ET
Thermx® PCT
Vandar® PBT
Vectra® LCP
Zenite® LCP