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Cost Efficiency
Cost optimization is a high priority in the minds of most of the engineers and designers in the Plastics Industry. Plastics are known as one of the most resource and cost efficient materials available to the society. By focusing on key concepts such as Scrap rate reduction, Plastic durability or weatherability, Part weight reduction...

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Apr 12, 2017 | Industry News

Composites from LANXESS Replace Steel in Vehicle’s Door Module Carrier

Metal-replacing Tepex continuous-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composite semi-finished products from LANXESS find new application in cost-effective light-weight designing of door module carrier for...

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Mar 28, 2017 | Industry News

Brückner Servtec to Ensure Max. Availability of Plastic Film Lines at CHINAPLAS 2017

At CHINAPLAS 2017, Brückner Servtec will ensure the maximum availability of film production lines. At the joint booth, visitors will also see cost-effective production of a wide variety of...

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Feb 27, 2017 | Industry News

Armacell Expands Route in Chinese Composite Industry with New PET Foam Line

Armacell has announced that it will invest in a new cost-effective PET foam production line in China. With the ongoing growth in China’s demand for lightweight composite solutions, Armacell sees...

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Feb 20, 2017 | Industry News

Covestro’s Frit Polycarbonate Sheet Replaces Glass in Heavy Equipment Glazing

With Covestro’s clear Makrolon® FP and Loctite® elastomeric adhesives, the construction equipment industry has a new economical option for heavy equipment cab safety glazing that allows for enhanced...

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Feb 15, 2017 | Industry News

Promising ORNL Research to Cut in Half Energy Loss through Walls

Significant energy savings could be realized by the Department of Defense with the deployment of a low-cost vacuum insulation panel developed with help from researchers at Oak Ridge National...

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Mar 29, 2017 | Industry News

Stratasys/Ambionics Reach Breakthrough: Create Unique 3D Printed Child Prosthetic

Stratasys has recently announced that its multi-material, multi-color PolyJet 3D printing technology has enabled Ambionics to create cost-effective fully-functioning 3D printed unique hydraulic...

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Mar 6, 2017 | Industry News

CHINAPLAS 2017: Performance up, Production Cost Down with Brückner’s Film Stretching Lines

At CHINAPLAS 2017 in Guangzhou Brückner Maschinenbau will present innovations for the cost-effective production of a wide variety of added-value plastic films. Brückner’s film stretching lines are...

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Feb 23, 2017 | Industry News

Polymer Nanocomposites Film Could Bring Down Long-term Cost of Solar Panels

Clay-based nanocomposite films developed at Texas A&M with Polymer Nanocomposites Lab could be used as anti-corrosive layers within the solar cells to improve durability/lifetime and hence bring...

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Feb 20, 2017 | Industry News

Tekni-Films’ Copolyester Series: A PETG Alternative for Medical Tray Packaging

The latest in rigid packaging materials for medical device applications will be featured by Tekni-Films at HealthPack 2017. Highlight will be copolyester film series - a cost effective alternative...

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Feb 6, 2017 | Industry News

Corrosion-resistant Ashland’s Vinyl Ester Used in Air Force Communications Tower

Corrosion is currently the major cost driver in the maintenance of communication towers throughout the Air Force inventory. CSSI has fabricated award winning communications tower from Ashland’s...

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