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May 24, 2017 | Industry News

3D Printed Self-expandable Polymer Stents with Biodegradation Capacity

A new study demonstrates proof-of-concept for combining computational design and simulation tools with 3D printing technology to produce self-expandable polymer stents that can grow with pediatric...

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May 23, 2017 | Product News

Take Performance to Extreme with PolyOne’s COMPTEK™PEEK Blends: CHINAPLAS

PolyOne had announced at CHINAPLAS 2017 that COMPTEK™ blends based on polyetheretherketone (PEEK) are now available in Asia for multi-use medical devices, electrical connectors, and other demanding...

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May 23, 2017 | Product News

Italian Toy Safety Institute Conforms on Safety of Bio-on’s New PHA for Toys

The Italian Toy Safety Institute (IISG, a UL company) has run specific analyses on tested samples of Minerv Supertoys, the new type of PHAs bioplastic designed and developed by Bio-on for the toys...

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May 22, 2017 | Industry News

Leapfrog Bolt 3D Printer Successfully Prints Using Plastic Polypropylene Filament

Leapfrog 3D Printers together with Verbatim have succeeded in printing polypropylene on the Bolt. Common uses of PP are in automotive, medical, packaging and household goods. Verbatim filament...

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May 19, 2017 | Industry News

Kuraray Exhibits EVOH, Heat-resistant PA & others at CHINAPLAS 2017

Kuraray and Kuraray Trading are exhibiting jointly at CHINAPLAS 2017. Kuraray is targeting automotive, electrical and electronics, home appliances and packaging markets with high-performance EVOH...

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May 23, 2017 | Product News

EPBP Grants Interim Approval to Synvina for Recyclability of PEF

European PET Bottle Platform has given interim approval for the recyclability of PEF produced by Synvina in European bottle recycling market. Following EPBP’s assessment PEF bottles are expected to...

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May 23, 2017 | Product News

New Phthalate-free Impact PP Copolymers by SABIC for Thin-wall Packaging

SABIC has announced an important expansion of its industry leading SABIC® PP polypropylene portfolio for packaging industry with the introduction of two new high-flow, injection-molding grades...

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May 22, 2017 | Industry News

Covestro Brings Polyurethane & Polycarbonate Options for Industrial 3D Printing

Covestro is bringing new material options to the 3D printing industry based on its polyurethane and polycarbonate chemistries. New product technologies will be ideal for medical, electrical and...

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May 22, 2017 | Product News

Evonik’s New PA 12 Meets Stringent EN 45545 Fire Protection Standard

A new grade of polyamide 12 from Evonik meets the stringent EN 45545 fire protection standard for rail vehicles. VESTAMID® LX9115 polyamide 12 is flame retardant and is distinguished by low toxicity...

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May 19, 2017 | Industry News

Medical-packaging Films by Toray for Gamma Irradiation Sterilization Applications

Toray has introduced polyester films for use in gamma irradiation sterilization packaging applications. New GA films provide superior retention of tensile and optical properties for up to two years...

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High Temperature Plastics: How to Well Control Melt Temperature

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