Complex shapes required for the latest motorcycle gas tanks favor injection over blow molding. Lanxess and BMW have a monolayer nylon solution.
The planned Ineos and Plastic Energy facility will use the latter’s patented TAC technology to break down plastic waste and turn it into ‘premium’ polyollefin-based plastics.
Lanxess Tepex nylon 6 composite insert and a glass-fiber reinforced nylon 66 compound for back injection/overmolding key to this innovation.
Responding to coronavirus market challenges, Asaclean offers essential businesses and other plastics processors free technical & product support.
A collaboration between Clariant and Floreon aims at expanding high-performance biopolymer applications to more markets.
In its collaboration with SABIC and UPM, DSM plans to launch biobased Dyneema UHMWPE fiber in April 2020.
A surge in the final quarter of 2019 could not salvage a weaker overall performance for North American plastics machinery and equipment sales compared to 2018.