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Under the motto, “Synthesising Innovation”, SI Group revealed solutions for the elastomers and polyolefins market Read more

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Huntsman will promote its wide range of IROGRAN, IROSTIC, and KRYSTALGRAN TPU elastomers it produces for the barrier, adhesive, and surface protection films Read more

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The turnaround of ARLANCEO’s CR plant in Germany, announced at the beginning of 2018, has been successfully completed, allowing for a production of up to 70,000 metric tonnes of CR per year Read more

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The materials are currently available as highly loaded functionalised nanomaterial dispersions in process oils and offer enhanced mechanical, physical, electrical, and thermal properties of elastomer compounds Read more

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Shrinky Dinks undergo their dramatic transformation because they are shape-memory polymers, as the manufacturers pre-stretch the sheets of polystyrene so that when heated above a certain temperature, they shrink back to their former size Read more

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The test conducted by Elastocon showed the Trelleborg system offer eight times the service life of competitor systems Read more

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German compounders Albis have added a new PA adhesion modified elastomer range to its portfolio. Read more

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An upcoming seminar will focus on lifetime prediction and durability of rubber products across several product areas. Read more

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A paper published in Science journal last week has shown how flexible elastomers can take a lesson from mussels in stretch and strength. Read more

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Dow Polyurethanes has launched an addition to its Hyperlast Elastomers family, developed to overcome the upcoming regulatory ban of MbOCA in polyurethane elastomers in Europe. Read more

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A large-scale engineering project undertaken to protect the city of Venice and the Venetian Lagoon from rising tides has used elastomeric seals from Trelleborg as part of the installation. Read more

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Zytel and Hytrel have been designed by DuPont Performance Materials to meet the demand for laptop materials that are thinner, lighter, and tougher. Read more

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German tack supplier Beris sells a soft flexible bit for equestrians, made with TPE from Kraiburg. Read more

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Dow Polyurethanes will introduce customers from across Europe to a new, REACH-compliant elastomer system when it hosts a workshop at its UK facilities next month. Read more

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Ramsgate harbour has gained luminous lettering across its high tide mark, demonstrating the strength and resilience of the polymer-based sealant used to mount it. Read more

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The theme of the annual UK rubber seminar organised by Manchester Polymer Group (MPG) will be sustainability, it has been announced. Read more

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Dow Corning has launched new, advanced bio-medical grade Liquid Silicone Rubbers (LSRs) that it says will help OEMs, fabricators and designers take advantage of the growing opportunities in the medical device industry. Read more

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PolyOne has launched two new TPE grades for medical device manufacturers that are designed to withstand strong hospital cleaning products whilst still maintaining purpose and function. Read more

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Hampshire-based elastomer moulding specialists, Keaflex, has added a cleanroom at its manufacturing facility in order to expand its capabilities. Read more

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UK-based provider of testing equipment, James Heal, has launched a new elastomeric abrasion tester that it says offers higher efficiency in cost and time in comparison to rotary drum (ISO) abrasion testers. Read more

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