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Polyamides

Solvay has launched Technyl Red S, a weldable high temperature polyamide for car engine turbochargers. more

19 Oct 2017 12:24 Materials

BASF is to acquire Solvay’s global Polyamides business for € 1.6 billion (approx.. £1.4 billion GBP) in a deal expected to close in the third quarter of 2018. more

19 Sep 2017 09:45 Industry News

Velox will join Interplas to launch a new chemically resistant 'PENTALLOY'. more

25 Aug 2017 11:56 Interplas 2017

LANXESS Caprolactam Produktion Antwerpen - Kallo

Thorsten Martin

After fifty years of production in Antwerp, Belgium, and recent commercial success for its caprolactam brands, LanXess invited me to a media day as an introduction to high-performance plastics... more

5 Jul 2017 16:57 John Carlon's Blog

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. more

22 Jun 2017 16:58 Industry News

German polymer engineers Advanc3dMaterials develops PP powder with Selective Laser Sintering processability. more

5 Jun 2017 15:02 Materials

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

18 May 2017 17:02 Industry News

Underground tunnel for the subway

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Vestamid, a new grade of polyamide 12 from Evonik, meets the European Committee for Standardisation’s new standard for railway vehicles. more

2 May 2017 14:42 Materials

LANXESS Caprolactam Produktion Antwerpen - Kallo

Thorsten Martin

A polyamide plant in the docklands of Antwerp in Belgium will receive a large investment boost from LanXess. more

26 Apr 2017 10:52 Industry News

BASF has launched a new copolyamide film, Ultramid Flex F, that has greater transparency, softness and tear resistance even at low temperatures. more

25 Apr 2017 12:19 Industry News

RadiciGroup has adapted its range of polyamides for extruded plastic products that it says provides the industry with an alternative to polyamides 11 and 12. more

20 Mar 2017 13:54 Materials

Royal DSM will launch a brand new range of high performance plastics at K2016. more

12 Sep 2016 11:45 K 2016

DSM and Ascend have announced they have formed a global strategic alliance for the supply of compounds based on polyamide 66. more

27 May 2015 10:55 Materials

DSM has announced its high performance polyamides have been approved for new USB Type-C connectors, for improved reliability and safety in mobile devices. more

27 May 2015 00:00 Materials

Smartphone manufacturer chooses a high-performance polyamide from DSM for critical component in latest design. more

14 May 2015 11:46 Materials

Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, has launched its next generation of Diablo high temperature resistant polyamides at the 2014 Fakuma trade show. more

17 Oct 2014 13:03 Fakuma 2014