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The compound combines mechanical strength and thermal conductivity, with the basic objective being to increase the thermal performance as much as possible without foregoing the mechanical features typical of glass fibre-reinforced compounds Read more

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Covestro

A recent Life Cycle Assessment has found a laptop cover made of Maezio continuous fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composites from Covestro can significantly reduce the carbon footprint by more than 70 per cent compared to one made from conventional al Read more

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The compounds can withstand temperature in excess of 100°C and can have the look and feel of silicone Read more

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Chem-Trend has released Chem-Trend Ultra Purge C6090, a new thermoplastics purging compound product. Read more

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For the first time Chem-Trend is publishing an online catalogue for its Lusin mould maintenance products. Read more

Industry News

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

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Victrex

Victrex’s thermoplastic composites vital to drive Aerospace build rates with over 35,000 new aircraft forecasted within 20 years. Read more

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Finely regulated welding from an all-electric system will be demonstrated by Rinco Ultrasonics at NPE2018, in Orlando. Read more

NPE 2018

PolyOne is licensing ElectriPlast long fibre conductive thermoplastic technology to provide better shielding for advanced driver assist devices. Read more

Industry News

Vitralit is a light curing adhesive, made by Panacol based near Frankfurt in Germany. Read more

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Production of Ultem and Noryl resins will increase at SABIC's plants in the Netherlands and Singapore. Read more

Industry News

A new facility at Victrex plant in Lancashire will focus on research for high performance PEEK and PAEK in 3D Printing. Read more

Industry News

The BPF will host a seminar on October 5, at its headquarters at BPF House in Shoreditch, London, on thermoplastic composite promotion. Read more

Events

Innofil3D will play a central role in BASF’s production of filaments for 3D printing. Read more

Industry News

Eastman introduces engineering bioplastic at Chinaplas. Read more

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The patented PtFS system was delivered to Iowa-based Quatro Composites Read more

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Technical compounder, Luxus, is celebrating the successful completion of its three-year research project for advanced lightweight thermoplastics for the automotive industry. Read more

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Albis Plastic has expanded its healthcare product portfolio by adding Texin RxT TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer) types from Covestro. Read more

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Glasgow-based plastics raw materials distributor, Hardie Polymers, has been recognised with the award for ‘Best Independent Polymer Supplier 2015’ by International Publishing Group, Corporate Vision. Read more

Industry News

Bayer MaterialScience has announced it will appear at its first major international tradeshow under its new brand identity, ‘Covestro’, at Fakuma in October 2015. Read more

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