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Polyamides

The outfits feature Solvay’s smart yarns Amni Soul Eco and Emana polyamides Read more

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LANXESS SCP

Thorsten Martin

Red phosphorus is an established flame-retardant for polyamide 66, but such compounds have undergone significant price increases, as both polyamide 66 base resin and red phosphorus have become more expensive Read more

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The €400 million project, Evonik’s largest investment in Germany so far, is expected to increase the Group’s overall capacity for PA12 by more than 50 per cent Read more

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Brenntag’s Nylaforce dynamic B compounds are a good alternative to PA66 for applications in automotive, building and construction Read more

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The air vents were manufactured using an Akromid polyamide compound Read more

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It is the eleventh declaration of force majeure in the PA66 industry over the last twelve months Read more

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Asahi Kasei wins 2018 Altair Enlighten Award for glass fibre reinforced leona polyamide 66 Pedal Bracket. Read more

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BASF 2018

BASF’s specialty polyamide Ultramid Deep Gloss has been awarded the German Innovation Award 2018. Read more

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Solvay’s new Technyl Red J provides superior heat ageing performance for turbo systems. Read more

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Thermally conductive series of Polyamide 6 from Lanxess broadened to manage heat in miniature electronics. 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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The PA 6 produced by Teknor Apex, Chemlon, has been cleared for distribution in the European Union. Read more

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Evonik strengthens production capability for 3D printing with Polyamide 12 expansion in Germany. Read more

Industry News

Moulding cycles could speed up by nine per cent on a moulding compound released by US company Teknor Apex. Read more

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

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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. Read more

Industry News

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

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... Read more

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. Read more

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

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