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PBT

By chemically upcycling consumer-discarded PET into higher-value PBT materials with enhanced properties and suitability for more durable applications, the company is encouraging the use of recycled resins Read more

Materials

The resin offers excellent alkali stress crack resistance for the automotive market Read more

Materials

Lanxess

Lanxess is expanding its range of halogen-free flame-retardant compounds based on PBT

Lanxess is expanding its range of halogen-free flame-retardant compounds based on polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) to include variants with outstanding fire resistance in glow wire tests. Read more

Materials

DuPont Collaboration with Industrial Designer Frederic Rätsch

Nicola Tree

A designer at the Royal College of Art, Frederic Rätsch, has made a chair with the comfort of upholstery, from DuPont plastics. Read more

Materials

BASF nimmt erweiterte Compoundieranlage für technische Kunststoffe in Betrieb / BASF puts expanded compounding plant for engineering plastics into operation

Christian Bedeschinski

Chemicals giant BASF has opened its compounding facility in Schwarzheide, Germany for polyamide and PBT. Read more

Industry News

  • BASF nimmt erweiterte Compoundieranlage für technische Kunststoffe in Betrieb / BASF puts expanded compounding plant for engineering plastics into operation

    Christian Bedeschinski

    BASF nimmt erweiterte Compoundieranlage für technische Kunststoffe in Betrieb / BASF puts expanded compounding plant for engineering plastics into operation

    BASF works in Schwarzheide, Germany