The Universal Selection Source: Plastics & Elastomers

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Traditional metal pumps used in sanitary, medical, food and pharmaceutical industries face contamination issues. To prevent this fluid contamination, frequent down-times for maintenance and cleaning are necessary and generate high additional costs and production slow-down. Moreover, the fluid contamination can still occur, and be the source of heal...

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How to upgrade mechanical performance of Outdoor Sporting Goods while reducing weight & cost vs. a metal/wood combination    This case study highlights a project where a Long Fiber Thermoplastic solution (LFT) successfully replaced metal in sailboat rigging blocks! Get inspired for your own application!     > Key benefits of replacing metal/wood ...

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This case study illustrates a case where a Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) solution successfully replaced metal in a radiator core support thanks to the support and expertise of Toray.

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Whilst LED's become the primary light source of choice for luminaire designers, due to their extremely high light output and broad design possibilities, finding materials which compliment these demanding applications is increasingly important. Translucent plastic materials must be able to offer new levels of light diffusivity and light output effi...

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Thick section moldings such as cosmetic product jars, or LED lighting collimators often require a low viscosity grade of PMMA to ensure complete mold filling and zero weld lines - and often via a small injection point, into a multi-cavity tool...

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Resirene CET® SMMA resin has been selected by a key company for brand new disposable razors. Learn more about the unique combination of good mechanical properties, glossy/transparent aesthetic and attractive cost-effectiveness of CET® through this case study.

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Lucite International has been approached to create 2 PMMA materials. Their customer needed to meet precisely defined requirements in both clear and opaque black variants, for use together in co-injection molding automotive LED lighting applications. Customer requirements: • Clear variant for automotive lighting   -  Excellent transparency and opti...

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Because of limited resources and a growing population consuming and requiring more and more potable water everyday, water management is now a growing and critical concern all over the world...

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This case study highlights a case where a Carbon Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic (CFRTP) solution successfully replaced metal and glass fiber reinforced thermoplastics in bicycle parts thanks to the support and the unique expertise of Toray.

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Consider Carbon Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastics (CFRTP) as an alternative to metal in sports and leisure parts. This case study illustrates how CFTRP can successfully be used in fishing reel.
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Keep your fire resistant plastics in tune with ever toughening market requirements (no more halogen FRs or toxic alternatives, improved properties…) by revisiting flame retardant technologies (phosphorus, silicates, nanocomposites...)

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