The Universal Selection Source: Plastics & Elastomers
This technology estate comprises patents that all share one aspect, they are made to be biodegradable.
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Waxes Selection for Optimal Hot Melt Open Time and Setting Speed
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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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Oct 19, 2016 |
At K 2016, DuPont is launching innovative polymer lines to demonstrate its commitment to shape smart ideas. New polymers are beneficial in rubber-replacing, reducing cost of products for automotive...
Jun 28, 2016 |
Teknor Apex has recently announced that a new TPV elastomer for pipe seals exhibits the same processing and performance advantages over thermoset rubber as a well-established TPV while providing...
Jun 24, 2016 |
VELOX has announced its extended distribution partnership with Samyang Engineering Plastics. VELOX will be distributing TPE-E in all European countries and Turkey. Thermoplastic Polyester...
Jun 20, 2016 |
Voodoo Manufacturing has announced the introduction of new full-flex and semi-flex Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) for advanced 3D printed parts, two new material options now available through the...
Apr 29, 2016 |
While attending the international AMUG conferences, Prodways, a Groupe Gorgé subsidiary, announced the launch of a new thermoplastic polyurethane material (TPU), which will join its range of powders...
Jul 21, 2016 |
ExxonMobil has recently announced plans to expand its specialty elastomers plant in Newport, Wales. The project will result in a 25% increase in global TPV elastomer production capacity used for...
Jun 24, 2016 |
S&E Specialty Polymers after several years of extensive research and development has introduced six new thermoplastic and thermoset CPE-based (Chlorinated Polyethylene) compounds for replacing...
Jun 21, 2016 |
DSM has developed new high temperature resistant grade of its Arnitel® thermoplastic copolyester elastomer (TPC) for production of flexible hot charge air ducts used in turbocharged engines...
May 9, 2016 |
Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research is working on development of eco-friendly resins for elastic rail fastening systems. These polymers are often based on isocyanates, which require special...
Mar 8, 2016 |
Foster Corporation introduces ProFlex™ styrene-ethylene butylene-styrene (SEBS) for soft touch medical device applications. These polymers offer a low cost alternative to other thermoplastic...
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