The Universal Selection Source: Plastics & Elastomers
A SpecialChem Client is seeking a technology to mitigate low-molecular weight aldehydes released from flexible polyurethane foams used in automobile seat cushions.
A SpecialChem Client is seeking new chemistry, additives, or novel application techniques to avoid the formation of CO2 bubbles when applying moisture-cured polyurethane (PUR) coat...
A SpecialChem Client is seeking a coating with permanent antimicrobial properties and good durability. This technology will be applied on transparent substrates.
A SpecialChem Client is seeking a technology to reduce cell wall permeability of rigid polymeric foams with a backbone of polyurethane (PUR) / polyisocyanurate (PIR).
A SpecialChem Client is seeking a lining material suitable for mechanical bending during the seaming process, resistant to temperature, a range of PH and oily/fatty environments, a...
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The aim of using plastics as rubber replacement is to achieve a maximum weight saving in individual components or parts by means of the design, the material selection or the method of production. By focusing on key concepts such as TPE, TPO, TPV elastomer, SBS, SEBS... this Channel aims to provide engineers and designers with technical solutions to replace rubber with plastics.
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Aug 24, 2015 |
Cincinnati Incorporated (CI) is ready to make noise at Fabtech (Nov 9-12) with two exhibit booths promoting company’s latest technologies, including the Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) machine that had manufacturers buzzing at IMTS last year.
Jul 23, 2015 |
A new series of styrenic block copolymer elastomers from Teknor Apex Company exhibits performance comparable to that of thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPVs) widely used in window gaskets while offering new options for building product manufacturers.
Jun 17, 2015 |
bio!CAR, a new conference for the car industry, will launch in September. Focused mainly on bio-based materials in auto engineering, the international meeting will debut at Exhibition Centre Stuttgart on 24-25 Sep. as part of COMPOSITES EUROPE 2015.
Jun 11, 2015 |
Elastocon TPE Technologies introduces newly formulated black 48 Shore A thermoplastic elastomer that gives molded products rubber-like properties and a good surface finish for consumer goods and industrial applications (requiring U.V.) stability.
May 28, 2015 |
Two new grades in 8000 Series of general purpose series of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) – 8088N (colorable) & 8088BL (black lubricated) – have passed FMVSS302 specifications for flammability, according to officials at Elastocon TPE Technologies.
Aug 4, 2015 |
Elastocon TPE Technologies has increased its offerings of TPEs with the introduction of a new grade in its general purpose 8000 Series, specifically the newly formulated 8078B grade for applications for both consumer as well as industrial products.
Jun 29, 2015 |
Formulated with polypropylene (PP) and a cross-linked EPDM, Viprene® thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) exhibit many properties similar to rubber; flexibility over a wide temperature range and resistance to degradation from water, oil and grease.
Jun 15, 2015 |
Are you looking for a rubber alternative with a soft, easy grip and good colorability? APS Elastomers’ Viprene® thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) exhibits many properties similar to rubber such as flexibility over a wide temperature range and more.
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 starting point for someone new in the plastics industry.
May 22, 2015 |
AEI Compounds unveils SX-0606 high performance moisture-cure, silane crosslinkable sheathing compound to meet specification NEK606 Cables for offshore installations, halogen free & mud resistant. SX-0606 features easy processing with high line speed.
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