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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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Nov 3, 2016 | Industry News

PC Sheets from Covestro Improve Aesthetics & Durability of College Courtyard Canopy

Glass-replacing Covestro’s polycarbonate sheets are used in the renovated courtyard canopy system of Delaware Technical Community College campus. Makrolon® UV polycarbonate sheet in white from...

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Oct 26, 2016 | Product News

Eastman Tritan™-based New Co-polyester Product Line by A. Schulman for Appliances

A. Schulman has recently announced launch of a new co-polyester product line made with Eastman Tritan™ co-polyester. New grades offer transparency and are suitable for appliances, electronics and...

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Oct 25, 2016 | Industry News

Holographic Tech.-based New Vehicle Lighting Designs by Covestro/HELLA at K 2016

Together with Covestro, HELLA has developed a new design for vehicle signal lighting using holographic technology. Transparent holographic film by Covestro contains holograms which are designed by...

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Oct 21, 2016 | Industry News

WM Thermoforming Shows Milliken’s PP-based Packaging Production at K 2016

WM Thermoforming Machines is exhibiting at K 2016 trade show in Düsseldorf, Germany, and is using a brand new model of machine to demonstrate the clarity that Milliken & Co.’s Millad® NX™ 8000...

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Oct 14, 2016 | Product News

Milliken’s Tech.-based UltraClear PP Cup Production by Gabler at K 2016

Germany’s Gabler Thermoform has announced to showcase its latest machine, the M100, at the K 2016 plastics show by making ultra-clear transparent cups using Milliken’s clarifier technology-based...

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Oct 31, 2016 | Industry News

Durably Transparent PMMA & PMMI by Evonik for Vehicle LED Headlamp Lenses

The innovative headlamp designs with a clear brand signature of car manufacturing company often place high demands on lenses. Evonik’s durably transparent PLEXIGLAS® PMMA and PLEXIMID® PMMI molding...

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Oct 26, 2016 | Product News

PLEXIGLAS® PMMA from Evonik for Crystal-clear LED Covers for Economic Lighting

Evonik’s Performance Materials Segment offers PLEXIGLAS® PMMA specifically for crystal-clear LED lenses and covers. Evonik offers special PLEXIGLAS® products for economic lighting. Also material is...

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Oct 25, 2016 | Industry News

SABIC Highlights Wide Range of Plastic Solutions & Technologies for B&C at K 2016

SABIC supports demanding building & construction solutions due to rising population with array of its metal-replacing & transparent plastic products that includes virtually every imaginable type of...

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Oct 19, 2016 | Product News

PMMA-based Multi-polymer Compounds by Evonik for Medical Devices at K 2016

Evonik's CYROLITE® multi-polymer compounds are the most highly developed PMMA-based polymers for medical devices & diagnostic uses. The material is transparent and translucent as well as resistant...

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Oct 13, 2016 | Industry News

Covestro Doubles High-tech PC Plastic Production Capacity at Shanghai Site

To satisfy growing demand for transparent polycarbonates in Asia, Covestro is doubling production capacities for high-tech plastic for medical, automotive, LED and smartphone markets at Shanghai...

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