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Cost optimization is a high priority in the minds of most of the engineers and designers in the Plastics Industry. Plastics are known as one of the most resource and cost efficient materials available to the society. By focusing on key concepts such as Scrap rate reduction, Plastic durability or weatherability, Part weight reduction...

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Jul 26, 2017 | Product News

Long-term Sealing Performance with New Rubber-replacing Medical TPV from Teknor Apex

The dynamic sealing properties of Teknor Apex’s new Medalist MD-23100 TPV Series enable device manufacturers to obtain excellent long-term performance while avoiding the higher cost and greater...

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Jul 10, 2017 | Industry News

IACMI/Michelman Partnership - To Fabricate Styrene-free Carbon Fiber Composites

A new project is put into action for optimizing vinyl ester resins and fiber sizings for the fabrication of cost-effective styrene-free carbon fiber composites for automotive industry. The project...

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Jun 27, 2017 | Industry News

Covestro Takes Construction to Next Level with New Insulated Structural Wall Panel

Covestro will take panelized construction to the next level with the introduction of PUReWall™, a cost-effective, high-performance, insulated structural wall panel. PUReWall™ system offers numerous...

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Jun 2, 2017 | Product News

DNV GL Certification for Covestro’s New PUR Resin for Enriched Wind Blades

Covestro has received the important DNV GL certification in China for one of the cost competitive composite components – a newly developed polyurethane resin that improves the quality of wind blades...

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May 22, 2017 | Industry News

Clariant/Huntsman Merge in Equals to Create Specialty Chemical Company

Clariant and Huntsman Corporation have recently announced that their Boards of Directors unanimously approved a definitive agreement to combine in a merger of equals through an all-stock transaction...

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Jul 19, 2017 | Industry News

New Barrier PET Films for Extended Shelf Life & E-commerce Uses by Toray

Toray Plastics (America) offers two new ultra-high barrier PET films. MK61HB metallized-barrier PET and PA1HB clear-barrier PET films reduce total cost of ownership of flexible packaging and deliver...

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Jun 29, 2017 | Industry News

Stratasys’ 3D Printed Working Prototype Supports German Space Mars Exploration Mission

Since prototype made out of metal was too expensive and complex in production, German Aerospace Centre is using Stratasys FDM 3D printing for the production of a cost-effective thermoplastic-based...

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Jun 12, 2017 | Industry News

Solvay's PSU Enables MTTS to Innovate Integrated Bubble CPAP Machine for Infants

Solvay has recently announced that its biocompatible Udel® P-1700 polysulfone (PSU) has helped MTTS Company Ltd. to innovate its new cost-effective Dolphin Bubble CPAP machine, which combines the...

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May 29, 2017 | Industry News

New 3D Printing Method for Silicone Promises Effective Medical Implantation

A new advancement in 3D printing technology developed at the University of Florida promises significantly quicker implantation of devices that are stronger, less expensive, more flexible and more...

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May 10, 2017 | Industry News

Metal-replacing Glass-filled PC from Trinseo Fills Need of Medical Devices

Alternative to metal and higher cost plastics, Trinseo’s glass-filled CALIBRE™ 5000 polycarbonate resins are in increased demand for medical device applications. Glass-filled resins can be custom...

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