AUTOMOTIVE PRODUCTS

Electronics

Materials: Innovative PC Copolymers for Medical Equipment Housings and More

SABIC’s LNP Elcres CRX PC copolymers resist stress cracking in devices exposed to aggressive healthcare disinfectants and look promising for consumer electronics, mass transportation and industrial applications.

Construction

Materials: Non-Halogen, Intumescent Flame-Retardant Polyolefin Compounds

Dynamic Modifiers’ newly rebranded line of FR polyolefin compounds expanded to demanding film applications. 
#polyolefins

Consumer Products

Additives: Color Concentrates for HDPE Personal Care Packaging

Holland Colours’ Holcopearl 2286 marks the company’s entry into polyolefin colorants.
#polyolefins #color

Automotive

High-Temperature Nylon 66 for Blow-Molded Automotive Components

DSM has expanded its Akulon Diablo nylon porfolio for automotive air management systems.

Automotive

Additives: High-Performance Colorants for Engineering Plastics

Milliken’s new KeyPlast Resist portfolio of bright colorants developed for nylons and other high-heat plastics.
#kshow

Testing

Testing: Desktop SEM Helps Manufacturers Improve Quality Control Efficiency, Accuracy, and Material Cleanliness

A versatile and intuitive desktop scanning electron microscope (SEM) from Thermo Fisher Scientific, Hillsboro, Ore.

Additive Manufacturing

Materials: Low-Warpage, High Hydrolysis-Resistant PBT for Automotive

Polyplastics’ Duranex flame-retardant PBT boasts outstanding electrical properties plus high rigidity and low warpage.

Automotive

Hot Runners: Family Mold Friendly Systems, Cylinders, Nozzles and Cooling Tech Featured

At K 2019, HRS’ FLEXflow will power a pair of family molds and the company will showcase new cylinders, hot runner nozzles and cooling technology.
#kshow

Materials

Materials: New Self-Bonding LSR for Overmolding onto PC, PBT

Primerless adhesion of Momentive’s new LSR to PC and polyesters will be demonstrated at K 2019.
#kshow #Elastomers

Automotive

Materials: Novel Nylon 66 and Modified PPE Foams for Automotive

Asahi Kasei develops ‘first’ nylon 66 bead and modified PPE foams for challenging automotive applications.