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How to select Plastics? To assist you further in your selection according to your applications, we provide you with Technology Profiles on most used plastics, detailing their benefits, limitations, applications ...

Technology Profile

Polycarbonate: Techno Brief

By SpecialChem

This technology profile features various key facts about polycarbonate. It deals with various significant properties of polycarbonate, its strengths, limitations, applications in different markets and processing guidelines.

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Technology Profile

Ethylene Vinyl Acetate

By SpecialChem

This technology brief is all about ethylene vinyl acetate. It includes ethylene vinyl acetate advantages, disadvantages, processing guidelines and applications.

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Selection Guide

Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT)

By SpecialChem

Providing innovative solutions that save weight and decrease costs along with other benefits, PBT has made its place in end-markets like automotive, consumer goods as well as electrical & electronics. This content will familiarize you with the benefits of PBT, and polyester alloys, varied properties exhibited by PBT and their applications.

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3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing Polymers and Processes

By Edward Petrie

The global additive manufacturing industry has progressed very quickly offering broader and high value applications. This accelerating shift has been due to its advantages over conventional manufacturing. This guide would give you insights into the latest applications trends, classification of additive manufacturing processes, materials used in these processes and more.

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UV Stabilizers for Engineering Plastics

By Pascal Xanthopoulos

Engineering plastics like polyamides, polyesters, polycarbonates are majorly used for applications that demand long time U.V stabilization. This selection guide mainly deals with the query "which UV Stabilizer is ideal for which plastic"? This guide will familiarize you with various UV stabilizers used with these engineering plastics. You would be able to find out the functionalities of different UV stabilizers for different engineering plastics in demand. Also one can find the starting point formulations of polycarbonates, polyacetal polyoxymethylene, polyesters like PET & PBT and polyamides.

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Polyamide 6/ PA6/ Nylon 6

By SpecialChem

This technology brief features key facts of Polyamide 6, also known as PA6, Nylon 6. It is one of the most extensively used polyamide globally. This brief will apprise you with PA6 strengths,limitations, processing guidelines, properties and applications.

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High Temperature Thermoplastics

By SpecialChem

This guide features key facts about high temperature thermoplastics. These materials are a specialized and rapidly growing segment of the plastics market. High temperature thermoplastics are used in specialized applications that require a combination of extraordinary properties. This guide will apprise you with the key features of high temperature thermoplastics, their comparison with metals & thermosets and end market applications.

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Selection Guide

Selecting Clay for Nanocomposite

By Mark DeMeuse

This guide will focus on the key features of clay used in nanocomposites to provide the most desirable property profile. Criteria are mentioned for the selection of the correct clay for use with a particular matrix polymer. Read on to select the best clay treatment to use with specific polymers.

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Selection Guide

Resin Selection for Thermoplastic Composites

By Mark DeMeuse

Review factors that influence thermoplastic resin selection in composites. A wide range of thermoplastics is available and making an appropriate selection is complicated by the fact that in general, the choices do not excel in every category. This guide will apprise you with the various thermoplastics offered and how to select the correct thermoplastic resin considering different criteria.

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Technology Profile

Polyetherketone

By SpecialChem

This technology profile features various key facts about Polyetherketones. It includes their strengths & limitations, processing guidelines, key features and applications.

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How to Reduce your Flame Retardants Loading

Achieve your Fire Resistance targets using less flame retardants & preserve your plastic mechanical performance.

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