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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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Jul 25, 2007 | Industry News

Exousia's TRUSS CORE™ Panels Receive Favorable Reviews in Truck Body Testing

Exousia Advanced Materials, Inc. is pleased to announce that in recent testing, the company's composite truck body, manufactured using Exousia's TRUSS CORE™ panels, received very favorable reviews...

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Jul 11, 2007 | Article

A PEEK compound as an alternative to titanium in surgical head restraint system

So far it was difficult to realize high-tech road maps of the brain using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computer tolmography during surgery. In fact, the MRI brain scans could be distorbed...

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Jul 6, 2007 | Article

Innovative springform baking pan made from LCP and silicone

Liquid crystal polymers (LCPs) are widely used to produce small, ultra-thin-walled precision parts in electronic and medical applications such as connectors or chip card carriers. These materials...

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Jun 29, 2007 | Article

Innovative all-composite T-ball bat

In collaboration with the sporting goods supplier Combat, the Canadian composite parts manufacturer CE Composites has designed an innovative all-composite T-Ball bat. In fact the new bats are based...

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Jun 12, 2007 | Article

New heavy compounds as an alternative to metals

In order to meet the growing demand for heavy plastics, the Swiss material producer Clariant Masterbatches Specialty Compounding, a Clariant subsidiary, has introduced a new range of “heavyweight”...

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Jul 18, 2007 | Industry News

Weight Reduction in Automotive Applications

Weight reduction is vital in automotive in order to help reduce fuel consumption and emission levels to meet today's and future standards. One way to reduce weight in a car is to design applications...

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Jul 10, 2007 | Industry News

New High Flow and High Productivity Materials from DSM

DSM Engineering Plastics has introduced a range of High Flow & High Productivity materials, which enable significant system cost reductions, when compared to standard resins. Added value for the...

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Jul 2, 2007 | Article

New glass fiber reinforced polyamide grade

The German compounder TechnoCompound GmbH has announced the launch of a new glass reinforced polyamide (PA) material that is said to offer improved properties. The formulation of this new grade is...

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Jun 21, 2007 | Article

An innovative wheelbarrow produces using GIT

The French garden equipment supplier Haelerlin has launched an innovative range of wheelbarrows that are equipped with a container produced using a gas-assisted injection molding technology (GIT)...

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Jun 4, 2007 | Article

Composite materials to repair old and worn out bridges

A collaborative research project lead by the National Science Foundation (NSF) (Virginia, USA) in collaboration with the University of Missouri, the North Carolina State University and the...

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