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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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Oct 4, 2016 | Industry News

Polymers by Celanese at K 2016 That Could Help Auto OEMs Secure Competitive Edge

Celanese will display metal-replacing polymers that help OEMs secure a competitive edge with more attractive, lightweight, better-designed vehicles at K 2016 show. Auto OEMs are seeking materials...

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Sep 30, 2016 | Product News

Solvay’s Metal-replacing Polyarylamide Meets Key Industry Std. for Aircraft Interiors

Solvay announced that its Ixef® BM-1524 polyarylamide (PARA) meets key industry standards for use in aircraft interiors. This is a cost-effective metal alternate to conventional plastics for...

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Sep 28, 2016 | Product News

Owens Corning at CAMX 2016: Shares Benefits of Composites for Automotive and B&C

Composites experts from Owens Corning are delivering four presentations at CAMX 2016. Experts discuss the benefits of composites like replacing metals in infrastructure applications, solutions for...

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Sep 27, 2016 | Product News

Polyamide Compounds for Diverse Markets by NILIT Plastics at K 2016

At K 2016, NILIT Plastics will showcase its complete range of polyamides compounds and metal replacing partially aromatic PA range for automotive, electrical & electronics and more. NILIT Plastics...

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Sep 15, 2016 | Product News

Solvay Receives Certification for PAI Injection Molding Plant in China

Solvay qualifies Minnesota Rubber and Plastics plant in China as a certified injection molder of Torlon® PAI. Temperature-resistant up to 275°C, PAI is used in automotive, metal-replacing and other...

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Oct 4, 2016 | Product News

Trinseo Launches 85% LGF PP for Lightweight Semi-structural Auto Applications

Trinseo has launched its cost-effective, metal-replacing 85% Long Glass Fiber (LGF) Polypropylene (PP) concentrate product family for automotive semi-structural applications. ENLITE products are...

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Sep 30, 2016 | Product News

Weight-saving Fiber-reinforced Thermoplastic Tapes by SABIC for Vehicles at IAA

Metal-replacing, weight-saving fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites unidirectional (UD) tapes from SABIC help customers meet stringent industry standards those striving to build lighter, more...

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Sep 28, 2016 | Industry News

Metal-replacing CFR Thermoplastic Composites by Covestro for Electronic Devices

Covestro has recently developed metal-replacing high-tech composite technology for the cost-effective manufacturing of housings and other components of electronic devices. Further potential...

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Sep 22, 2016 | Industry News

PolyOne Offers Metal-replacing Thermoplastic-based Material for Cosmetic Closures

Metal-replacing Gravi-Tech™ density modified materials [polymer-metal composites] from PolyOne give packaging designers and brand owners a means to convey quality and sophistication, while also...

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Sep 2, 2016 | Industry News

Nifco, DuPont Design Metal-replacing, Lightweight Thermoplastic Jaguar Oil Pan

Nifco & DuPont team up to make metal-replacing, lightweight oil pan, made from DuPont’s thermoplastic composites for Jaguar Land Rover ALIVE6 Project. The innovative new oil pan is built to be...

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