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The automotive industry uses engineered polymer composites and plastics in a wide range of applications. Leading experts say there are four areas that require highest-priority research and development with plastics: interior, body and exterior, powertrain and chassis, light weighting.

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Nov 8, 2016 | Article

Engineering Solutions with PA66: Interview with Ascend Performance Materials at K 2016

By Sreeparna Das

  At the K show, we saw a strong focus on automotive solutions. There is a big demand for high end engineering materials for under-the-hood...

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Nov 4, 2016 | Industry News

Customized Weight-reducing PP Solutions by Borealis & Borouge for Automotive

Borealis and Borouge continue to supply the automotive industry with new and customized metal-replacing polypropylene (PP) solutions that help facilitate lightweight construction and thus improve...

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Nov 4, 2016 | Industry News

Polyamide Compounding Unit by Solvay in Mexico to Serve Growing Automotive Mkt

Solvay has announced to build a Technyl® polyamide compounding unit in San Luis Potosí, Mexico, with initial annual capacity of 10KT. This new facility will serve the region’s and America’s growing...

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Nov 4, 2016 | Industry News

Visionary Steering Wheel Prototype with DirectCoating Cover by Covestro at K 2016

At K 2016, Covestro showed prototype of new design for car steering wheel cover. This development features wide range of colors, surface structures & tactile properties that can be reproduced on...

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Nov 3, 2016 | Industry News

Trinseo to Expand Solution-Styrene Butadiene Rubber Production Capacity

Trinseo has recently announced that it will expand production capacity for Solution-Styrene Butadiene Rubber (S-SBR) to meet growing demand of S-SBR in performance tires. Trinseo will add 50 KT of...

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Nov 7, 2016 | Product News

Self-reinforcing New Heat Performance PA66 by Solvay for Automotive Industry

Metal-replacing Solvay’s new heat performance polyamide 6.6 (PA66) integrates a unique “smart molecule” self-reinforcement technology. It outperforms specialty polymers in demanding thermal...

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Nov 4, 2016 | Product News

Low-emission POM Grades by A. Schulman to Meet Stringent Auto Interior Standards

A. Schulman Inc. has recently announced that it has launched two new low-emission grades, which help to meet automotive interior standards. Both POM grades exhibit a high melt flow reducing melt...

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Nov 4, 2016 | Industry News

Synthetic Leather Made with BASF’s TPU Makes Car Seats More Comfortable

Car seats can now be more comfortable with synthetic leather made with BASF’s cost-effective Elastollan® TPU. Ultra-soft synthetic leather is highly abrasion resistant & helps manufacturers meet...

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Nov 3, 2016 | Industry News

Application in Automotive Followed by Electrical Market Drives Demand of POM: TMR

In 2015, the global polyoxymethylene market held a share of 1,100.8 kilo tons and is predicted to touch 1,341.9 kilo tons in 2019, expanding at a 5.0% CAGR between 2013 and 2019. On basis of...

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Nov 2, 2016 | Product News

High-performance PUR Casting Systems by RAMPF for Automotive at electronica 2016

At electronica 2016, in Munich, RAMPF Polymer Solutions will be presenting its new portfolio of polyurethane electro casting resins with excellent thermo-mechanical and electrical properties with...

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