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Plastics have taken-over other material in almost all industries, the appliance industry is positively impacted with this shift too. May it be appliances used in kitchen, home, office or E&E, plastic parts or outer covering is present in them. Major industry players are now launching appliances with reduced weight and increased aesthetics.

Hence, to bring to you the recent advances related to presence of plastics or polymers in appliances or their parts, this channel features updates from around the industry. Subscribe for free and receive weekly digest directly in your inbox.

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Oct 11, 2021 | Industry News

BASF Develops New Plastic Marbling Technique for Injection Molded Parts

BASF has developed a new process for the production of marbled molded parts on conventional injection molding machines more easily and with a greater degree of process reliability than before, using...

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Sep 22, 2021 | Product News

Avient Unveils Low Build-up TPE for Surface Protective Films

Avient unveils its new optimized Versaflex™ CF6668 low build-up TPE for the tack layer of protective film. It prevents adhesive residue build-up for films used in high-end appliance, household...

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Sep 22, 2021 | Product News

LANXESS Adds New Flame-retardant Compound for Safer Household Appliances

LANXESS is expanding its range of flame-retardant compounds to include material variants that offer a high degree of flame resistance in glow wire tests performed according to IEC/EN 60335-1...

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Aug 31, 2021 | Product News

SABIC Introduces Resins with Unique Colors for 5G Devices and IoT Applications

SABIC has launched its latest LNP™ VISUALFX™ resin portfolio featuring unique colors and special effects from the company’s new Expression 2021/2022 color palette, developed through research on...

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Aug 17, 2021 | Product News

KRAIBURG TPE Offers Thermoplastic Elastomers for Light-weight Healthcare Equipment

KRAIBURG TPE offers high quality and custom-engineered TPE compounds that feature exceptional elasticity, material processability and light weight advantages for healthcare equipment...

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Jun 30, 2021 | Industry News

Celanese to Acquire ExxonMobil’s TPV Elastomers Brand

Celanese announces the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire the Santoprene™ TPV elastomers business of Exxon Mobil Corporation. Celanese will acquire the Santoprene™ brand as part of a...

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Jun 29, 2021 | Product News

DOMO’s Self-extinguishing Material Receives UL Yellow Card Certification

A new UL yellow card has recently been awarded to DOMO Chemicals for DOMAMID® FR 6GT2010V0E, one of its proven solutions developed for the company Mabix S.r.l. and used in production of home...

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May 7, 2021 | Product News

Borealis Introduces PCR-based Polyolefin for Sustainable Appliances

Borealis launches Borcycle™ MF1981SY-95, a post-consumer recycled (PCR) compound with around 10% talc, perfect for high-end rigid applications, for example in the appliance industry. Borcycle™...

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Apr 12, 2021 | Product News

Teknor Apex Launches FR Polyamides with High-strength and Superior Surface Finish

Teknor Apex has launched three halogen-free FR glass-reinforced polyamide compounds with UL94 ratings of V0 that provide high flow for injection molding, superior surface finish, and improved...

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Apr 8, 2021 | Industry News

Scientists Boost Dehumidification of Polyimides for Energy-efficient HVAC Systems

Texas A&M researchers have enhanced the dehumidification efficiency of a polymer that could help develop more energy-efficient systems with a smaller carbon footprint. In this new study, Texas A&M...

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