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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 26, 2007 | Article

Passenger airbag housing made from PA-6

A collaborative research project between the American automotive components supplier Key Safety Systems and the German firm BASF and ZF Boge Elastmetall has allowed to develop an innovative housing...

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Jan 5, 2007 | Article

Plastic bumper reduces weight

Bayer MaterialScience has launched Triax DP 3155, a polyamide (PA)/ acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene terpolymer (ABS) blend especially designed for bumpers in automotive industry. This grade combines...

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Feb 2, 2004 | Article

Automotive industry likes polymers I – Economic and Technical outline

Worldwide, it is roughly estimated that: * More than 500 million passenger cars are in use * 50 million new cars are produced each year * 70 million tonnes of materials are...

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Don Rosato

Thursday Feb 25, 2016

By Don Rosato

Detect today's best weight saving innovations in the automotive industry to meet latest requirements with a review of current landscape & latest advances...

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A SpecialChem Client is seeking solutions (material, process, technology or partner) that significantly reduce the skin friction of a personal care device (friction coefficient between device and...

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Jan 29, 2007 | Article

Plastic-rubber composite within polyamide and EPDM

The plastic producer Degussa has launched a new composite material designed especially to be used in polymer, the polyamide-6,12 from Degussa, together with rubber, an ethylene, propylene and diene...

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Dec 28, 2006 | Article

An high temperature polysulfone grade as an alternative to metal

EpiSpire HTS-2430 is an innovative high performance polysulfone grade reinforced with 30% of glass fiber that has been developed by the Belgian plastics producer Solvay Advanced Polymers in order to...

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Chris DeArmitt

Wednesday Jun 10, 2015

By Chris DeArmitt

Increase your confidence in the plastics industry with a structured and ready-to-use overview of existing materials, technologies and key factors impacting performance/cost ratio. This is a good...

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A SpecialChem Client is seeking a cost effective crystal-clear technology demonstrating mechanical and thermal performances similar to polypropylene...

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A SpecialChem Client is interested in new processes or technologies which can potentially remove or capture 1,3-butadiene or catalyze the conversion of 1,3-butadiene into less harmful compounds...

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