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Polyamides

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

Materials

Thermally conductive series of Polyamide 6 from Lanxess broadened to manage heat in miniature electronics. more

Materials

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

Materials

The PA 6 produced by Teknor Apex, Chemlon, has been cleared for distribution in the European Union. more

Materials

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

Industry News

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

Materials

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

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

Industry News

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

Industry News

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

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

Industry News

Underground tunnel for the subway

svedoliver - Fotolia

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

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

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

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

Materials

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

K 2016

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

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

Materials