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Transparency
Transparent plastics are used primarily when clarity of vision through the material is a concern. Growing market for transparent plastic can be estimated due to increase in the demand for clear grade plastics. Transparent plastics are expected to replace glass in a wider range of applications in the near future because of their superiority in various parameters.

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Feb 9, 2017 | Industry News

Non-breakable Sport Glasses Frame: Enduring Performance by Transparent PA

At MIDO 2017 in Milan Italy, Evonik will demonstrate its new application for the sport glasses’ frame manufactured with transparent TROGAMID® polyamide. This high-performance plastic results long...

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Feb 3, 2017 | Product News

Copolyamides & Bioplastics for Sustainable Packaging by BASF at interpack 2017

At interpack 2017, BASF experts and BTC Europe specialists will be highlighting transparent bio-based plastics and polymers that even help in getting rid of aluminum film for the packaging industry...

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Jan 24, 2017 | Industry News

No Mistake with Correctional Facilities: PC Sheets for Security-upgrade Retrofit

Covestro provides the correctional facility market with a complete line of containment, forced entry, and ballistic-rated transparent polycarbonate sheet products. Polycarbonate laminated sheet...

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Jan 20, 2017 | Industry News

New ISBM Capability by Nissei to Optimize Eastman Tritan™ Copolyester at Plastivision

At Plastivision 2017, Nissei ASB is introducing a new one-step injection stretch blow molding capability for molding bottles with crystal-clear Eastman Tritan™ copolyester. The Tritan material can...

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Jan 16, 2017 | Industry News

3D Printer for TOPAS COC Utilizing Microfluidic Devices by Dolomite at MD&M West

Dolomite will unveil its unique Fluidic Factory, the first commercially available 3D printer for sealed microfluidic medical devices which utilizes glass-like TOPAS COC. The 3D fluidic printer will...

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Feb 6, 2017 | Industry News

Allied Moulded Expands Non-metallic Electrical Polycarbonate Enclosures

Allied Moulded Products has expanded its POLYLINE® AMP Series of polycarbonate enclosures. The POLYLINE AMP Series of injection-molded products made from clear polycarbonate are now being offered in...

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Jan 31, 2017 | Product News

Live Molding Demo of Microfluidic Chips Made of TOPAS® COC at MD&M West

Sodick will showcase the unique capabilities of its equipment by injection molding microfluidic chips made of glass-like transparent TOPAS® cyclic olefin copolymer (COC) at MD&M West 2017. TOPAS COC...

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Jan 23, 2017 | Industry News

SGM’s New Luxury MPVs Feature SABIC’s PC-molded Rear Quarter Windows

SAIC General Motors’ recently launched luxury multi-purpose vehicles sports one of the world’s largest glass-replacing polycarbonate rear quarter windows, molded from SABIC’s LEXAN™ resin. The new...

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Jan 17, 2017 | Industry News

Transparent Polyamide-based IMPLEX Technology for Eyeglasses Frames by Evonik

Evonik will be at this year’s MIDO in Milan, Italy, presenting an innovative technology for manufacturing eyeglasses frames: IMPLEX is based on TROGAMID®, a transparent, high-performance plastic...

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Jan 10, 2017 | Industry News

Solvay Appoints Foster as Distributor of PSU & PPSU in N. America for Healthcare Mkt

Foster has been appointed as a North American distributor of Solvay’s transparent polysulfone (PSU) and polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) resins for healthcare markets. Solvay’s standard grades of...

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