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Jul 19, 2018 | Industry News

TRB Creates New Biocomposite Resin-based CFRP Sandwich Panel Door

TRB Lightweight Structures Ltd has developed a new biocomposite resin based carbon fiber reinforced (CFRP) sandwich panel door leaf with a 100% recycled foam core. This new biocomposite door leaf...

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May 23, 2018 | Product News

New PVC Grades from PolyOne Boost LED Lens Performance

At Lightfair, PolyOne unveiled two new rigid vinyl grades for LED lens applications. These thermoplastics help customers to lower total costs by replacing metals or other plastics while still...

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May 18, 2018 | Industry News

Arburg Showcased Solutions for Industry 4.0 and Digital Transformation at NPE2018

During NPE2018, visitors at Arburg booth saw how the combination of injection molding, additive manufacturing and Industry 4.0 technologies can be used to cost-effectively individualize high-volume...

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May 17, 2018 | Industry News

Nordson’s New Pellet Dryer Design Helps Increase Productivity by Cutting Maintenance Time

Substantially reducing the time and cost associated with replacing “wear” parts, the new-design pellet dryer for use with Nordson Corporation’s BKG® pelletizing systems meets the challenge posed by...

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May 8, 2018 | Product News

SABIC’s New PP Compounds for Better Haptics in Vehicle Interiors at Low Cost: NPE2018

SABIC unveils at NPE2018, a new and growing portfolio of SABIC® polypropylene (PP) compounds that deliver a soft feel in automotive interior components. The new injection molding materials can help...

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Apr 30, 2018 | Industry News

ENGEL to Present Cost-effective Processes for Lightweight FRP Production at NPE2018

At NPE2018, ENGEL will present its composite expertise for automotive with a special Expert Corner. ENGEL via its manufacturing cells to facilitate the highly efficient and cost effective series...

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Apr 23, 2018 | Industry News

ProTec to Present Pultrusion Lines for LFT Compounds Production: CHINPLAS 2018

At CHINAPLAS 2018, ProTec will be presenting pultrusion lines for economically producing high-quality long fiber reinforced thermoplastics (LFT). These lines are capable of fully automatically...

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Apr 11, 2018 | Product News

Covestro’s Thermally Conductive PC Improves Thermal Management in LED Lighting

Covestro’s new portfolio of clear, thermally conductive (TC) polycarbonate materials offers cost-effective and reliable thermal management in LED lighting. Wide range of thermal conductivity...

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Apr 4, 2018 | Product News

Teknor Apex’s New TPE-based Plunger Stoppers Enhance Syringe Function: NPE2018

Teknor Apex will introduce medical-grade thermoplastic elastomers for injection molded plunger stoppers at NPE2018. New TPEs provide processing advantages over rubber & TPVs, are less costly and...

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Mar 26, 2018 | Industry News

AFRL Researchers Develop 3D Printed High Temperature Polymer Composites Parts

AFRL researchers have demonstrated the ability to 3D print high temperature [can withstand 300°C] polymer composites for use in extreme environments. This material sets the stage for cost efficient...

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