Materials: Low-Dielectric-Loss PEI for Electronic Components in 5G Communications and Millimeter-Wave Radar

A polyimide (PEI) material suitable for electronic components used in 5G communications and for millimeter-wave radar has been developed by Toray Industries, Inc. (U.S. office in NYC, N.Y.). The new material has the heat resistance, mechanical characteristics and adhesive properties typical of PEI resins, coupled with the low-dielectric-loss performance that is essential for high-speed communications.

Consumer Products

Materials: PPE-Based Compounds for 5G Base Station Antennas

New polymer formulations in response to highly innovative fifth generation (5G) telecommunications network development that will help increase speed to market and design flexibility for 5G base station antenna manufacturers have been unveiled by PolyOne Corp., Avon Lake, Ohio.

Consumer Products

Additives: New Antioxidant Formulations for Polyolefins, Engineering Resins and Elastomers

SI Group showcasing specialty performance additives for polyolefins, engineering resins and elastomers at Chinaplas 2019.


Materials: LCPs Prove to be Material of Choice for Fine-Pitch Electrical Connectors

Two new high-flow, low-warpage LCP formulations from Sumitomo Chemical are key to achieving today’s thinner, smaller, higher-density interconnects.


Materials: High-Molecular-Weight POM

Polyplastics’ Duracon POM WW-09 boasts durability and good sliding performance.


Materials: Advanced PPA for FR Connectors in E/E Devices

BASF’s new Ultramid Advanced T2000 is touted for its combination of excellent mechanical and dielectric strength at high temperatures. 

Engineering Resins

Materials: PC, ABS and Blends with Up to 50% Recycled Content for Broad Range of Applications

Star Plastics’ new ReStart product line boasts a sustainable materials solution that delivers quality parts and reduced waste.


Materials: Glass-Reinforced PPS for Electric Vehicle Thermal Management Systems and More

DSM expands EV thermal management portfolio with new PPS grade.


Materials: Nylons, PBTs for Batteries and Electromobility

Lanxess is now offering a range of nylons and polyesters for the electric powertrain. 


Materials: Non-Silver Antimicrobial Technology for PP, ABS, PC

Lotte’s new Evermoin technology boasts safe, effective, fast-acting, and durable protection in fight against healthcare associated infections.