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Published: 9/16/2020

Graphene Nanomodified Glass-Reinforced Nylon 66 Holds Much Promise for New Automotive Applications
OCSiAl’s Tuball graphene nanotubes are used by composites compounder in a line of glass-filled nylon 66, with other polymer developments underway. 

Published: 9/11/2020

Running PCR? Optimize Performance & Processability with Stabilizers
Proper stabilization of PCR is vital to enable production of molded and extruded parts to meet brand-owner requirements.

Published: 8/3/2020

Mineral Additives Supplier and University Partner Expand Uses of Graphite to Thermoplastics
Germany’s George H. Luh’s recent research developments look promising for broadening the use of expandable graphite to nylons and more. 

Published: 7/8/2020

New to Using Color Concentrates? Follow These Tips to Improve Results
With a focus on highly loaded color concentrates, here is a guide for processors of rigid packaging and building products on how to specify the appropriate colorant for these applications.

Published: 7/8/2020

Custom Molder Helps Entrepreneurs Choose Optimal Colorants for Successful Product Launches
Blue Ring Technologies has zeroed-in on Chroma’s highly-loaded G2 colorant system for the production of high-quality parts.

Published: 3/30/2020

New Product ID Technologies For Industry, Retail & Recycling
Confirming material composition and manufacturing source, anti-counterfeiting, waste sorting, and retail check-out scanning may all get a boost from new ID technologies.

Published: 2/10/2020

Reflection is Key to PolyOne's Color Inspiration 2021+ Color Trends Forecast
Four dynamic color palettes forecasted by PolyOne, each tied to ‘reflection’ on our lifestyle, environment and choices.

Published: 10/23/2019

K 2019 Slideshow: New Resins, New Applications in Materials
Ascend, Borealis, Borouge, Braskem, Dow, ExxonMobil, Nova, SABIC, and Solvay came to Düsseldorf with new applications, including pouches, shrink film, cable ties, flip tops, all-plastic bikes, as well as new materials.

Published: 8/19/2019

Novel Additives Lift the Fog
Kafrit has new developments in anti-fog technology for PETG, nylon, PLA for agricultural and packaging film and sheet.

Published: 7/25/2019

Along with Sustainability, Advancements in Materials & Additives to be Highlighted at K 2019
Expect to see new materials and additives address sustainability but also emerging and growing technologies such as electrification of vehicles.