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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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Oct 5, 2016 | Industry News

Luminance Uniformity for LED Lightings with Covestro’s PC Sheet at U.S. Bank Stadium

Covestro’s PC sheets are considered ideal material when it comes to luminance uniformity in LED lighting systems. In comparison to other light diffusing products, glass and acrylic, polycarbonate...

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Sep 27, 2016 | Industry News

Evonik/AAT Team-up: First Ever Panoramic PLEXIGLAS Glazing

ATT will produce Evonik’s PLEXIGLAS® acrylic glass in Guangdong (China) & exclusively incorporate it into its system to produce large aquariums. The PLEXIGLAS® acrylic glass is used for large...

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Sep 16, 2016 | Product News

Carmel at K 2016: To Launch Clear PP Resin for Appliances Based on Milliken’s Tech.

Carmel Olefins will demonstrate its new highly-transparent PP grade Capilene® CT 80A throughout K 2016 trade show, via a joint agreement with L.K. Machinery and Milliken. L.K. will show production...

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Sep 14, 2016 | Product News

EU Certifies Perstorp’s Transparent Thermoplastic Compliant for Food-contact Use

The key monomer in Perstorp’s Akestra™ thermoplastic copolyester has been added to (EU) 10/2011 by European Commission. Glass-like Akestra™ with better heat-resistance can now be used for all type...

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Sep 12, 2016 | Industry News

Covestro’s PC Sheet Proves Economical Solution for Use in Mass Transit Applications

Covestro will exhibit a range of cost-effective and performance boosting clear polycarbonate sheet products for mass transportation at the Products & Services Showcase of the American Public...

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Oct 5, 2016 | Product News

Shock-resistant New Silicone Rubber from WACKER for LED Encapsulants at K 2016

WACKER will unveil two new encapsulation compounds for light-emitting diodes (LED) at K 2016 plastic show. The two new transparent silicone rubber grades, LUMISIL® 740 and LUMISIL® 770, are...

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Sep 23, 2016 | Product News

Covestro at K 2016: To Show TPU-based Ski Boots & New Transparent TPU Grades

At the K 2016, Covestro will be showcasing a new ski boot, the Salomon X-Pro 70 W, with lower shell made of TPU. Company will also exhibit its new TPU transparent grades. They offer unique degree of...

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Sep 14, 2016 | Industry News

Covestro’s Transparent PC Sheets Can Withstand Potential Security Threats

Covestro’s glass-like polycarbonate products for security glazing can withstand extreme threats with no compromise to aesthetics or performance. Covestro offers complete line of containment, forced...

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Sep 13, 2016 | Industry News

Toyobo & Avantium Collaborate on Biobased PEF Polymerization & Films

Toyobo Co., Ltd. and Avantium have announced their partnership on PEF polymerization and PEF films. These PEF films are used for transparent food pouches, electronics applications such as displays...

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Aug 30, 2016 | Product News

Toray at Pack Expo 2016: To Present its Clear OPP & PET Film Technologies

Toray Plastics (America) to feature its advanced Torayfan® OPP and Lumirror® PET transparent film technologies at Pack Expo International 2016. The company will also share with visitors its...

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