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Metal Replacement
Durable plastics consume less energy during the production process and replaces metals. Due to metal substitution not only weight can be saved but also an increasing number of functions can be integrated in an individual application.

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Feb 16, 2017 | Product News

Triple fold Increase in LED Pool Lighting Achieved Using PolyOne’s Conductive Polymer

Akboru Elektrik has selected Therma-Tech™ thermally conductive polymers from PolyOne to replace aluminum for heat sinks in LED swimming pool lighting. PolyOne’s conductive materials provide a...

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Feb 13, 2017 | Industry News

Carbon Fiber Composites Make an Entry into Chinese Cars: ELG/Adesso Partnership

ELG Carbon Fibre and Adesso Advanced Materials have concluded MoU regarding cooperation to develop metal-replacing recycled carbon fiber composite components for the automotive industry based on...

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Feb 10, 2017 | Industry News

Stainless Steel Instruments Replaced by Covestro's Polycarbonate (Makrolon)

Bio2 Technologies is taking a novel approach for surgical procedure with plans to replace stainless steel instruments used in two implant applications with instruments made of Covestro’s...

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Feb 6, 2017 | Industry News

Allied Moulded Expands Non-metallic Electrical Polycarbonate Enclosures

Allied Moulded Products has expanded its POLYLINE® AMP Series of polycarbonate enclosures. The POLYLINE AMP Series of injection-molded products made from clear polycarbonate are now being offered in...

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Feb 1, 2017 | Industry News

Metal-replacing PEEK Composite Subsea Pipes: Victrex/Magma Strategic Partnership

Following the joint development of cost-effective Magma carbon composite m-pipe® utilizing VICTREX™ PEEK, Victrex recently invested in a minority interest in Magma to further facilitate the adoption...

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Feb 15, 2017 | Product News

Metal-replacing Composites & 3D Printing Technology by Solvay at JEC World 2017

At JEC World 2017, Solvay will present its technologically advanced light-weighting material solutions for manufacture of high-performance structures for auto & aero. Solvay’s PPSU foams used as a...

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Feb 13, 2017 | Industry News

Carbon Fibers and Glass Fibers Reinforced Polymers: Steady Growth Expected

The present study examines the global market for carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP) and glass fiber reinforced plastics (GFRP).Metal-replacing composites revolutionizes auto & aero market and...

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Feb 9, 2017 | Industry News

JV to Accelerate PAEK Composite Applications in Aero Sector: Victrex/Tri-Mack

Victrex and Tri-Mack Plastics have established a joint venture, TxV Aero Composites, to accelerate commercial adoption of metal-replacing polyketone (PAEK) composite applications within the...

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Feb 3, 2017 | Product News

Copolyamides & Bioplastics for Sustainable Packaging by BASF at interpack 2017

At interpack 2017, BASF experts and BTC Europe specialists will be highlighting transparent bio-based plastics and polymers that even help in getting rid of aluminum film for the packaging industry...

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Jan 30, 2017 | Industry News

ICEhouse™ Shows New Array of Design Possibilities with SABIC’s Thermoplastic Composites

Metal-replacing SABIC’s composites that have opened up a vast new array of possibilities for designers in diverse industries had taken center stage at WEF as part of innovative structure, combining...

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