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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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Mar 22, 2018 | Industry News

Thermoplastic Composites to Play Vital Role in Driving Aircraft Production: Victrex

Thermoplastic composites are expected to play an increasingly important role in accelerating future aircraft construction. In comparison to metals, they offer reduce production costs and very short...

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Feb 23, 2018 | Product News

Teknor Apex’s New Low-gloss PVC Compounds for Auto Window Encapsulation: NPE2018

At NPE2018, Teknor Apex will introduce a newly developed series of flexible PVC injection molding compounds that gives rubber-like finish while retaining the cost-performance advantages of PVC for...

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Jan 25, 2018 | Industry News

Stratasys’ 3D Printing Tech. Helps Latécoère Cut Lead Times & Cost of Aircraft Parts

Latécoère has deployed Stratasys’ 3D printing throughout its design and production process to replace metal part prototypes with thermoplastics. Faced with lengthy lead-times and costly design...

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Jan 24, 2018 | Product News

Innovative Microextrusion Silicone Medical Tubing by Natvar at MD&M West

Natvar will exhibit the latest silicone medical tubing innovations at MD&M West 2018. Natvar’s new glass-like microextrusion medical tubing is made from cost-effective thermoplastics and other...

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Jan 23, 2018 | Industry News

Researchers Develop Economical Process of Creating Plastics from Biomass

To avoid harmful greenhouse gas emissions, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) scientists are trying to take the pliable nature of plastic in another direction, developing new and...

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Dec 1, 2017 | Product News

Solvay Launches 30% CF-reinforced Radiolucent PEEK for Implantable Devices

Solvay unveils Zeniva® ZA-600 CF30 PEEK, a 30 percent carbon fiber-reinforced, radiolucent polymer offered for implantable device applications. Unlike implantable metals, the new PEEK, with the...

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Nov 24, 2017 | Product News

Dow Unveils 3D Printing Materials to Effectively Address Growing Demands

The Dow Chemical Company has unveiled its EVOLV3D™ platform for 3D printing at FormNext 2017. The new range has been developed to respond to the need for versatile, cost-effective and more...

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Nov 7, 2017 | Industry News

Improved Safety at Low Cost with New Flame Retardant VTM-0 PET Polyester Film

A new class of clear flame retardant PET polyester films from DuPont Teijin Films promises to help designers in the industrial, transportation, construction, electronics and label industries provide...

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Oct 5, 2017 | Industry News

BASF’s New Co-extrudable Ultradur® PBT Replaces Steel in PVC Window Profile

BASF has developed an Ultradur® PBT, modified for co-extrusion with PVC that replaces steel in PVC windows as the stiffening element. Window made of new material is more cost-effective and equally...

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Sep 28, 2017 | Industry News

Hexcel to Create Composite Fabrics to Replace Metal in Large Auto & Aero Structures

Hexcel launches new government-backed project to develop new carbon fiber fabric forms and resins that can be used to manufacture cost-effective large composites structures, 25-30% lighter than...

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