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Cost Efficiency
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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Oct 28, 2016 | Product News

New Weight-reducing ABS/PC Blend by ELIX Polymers for Automotive Applications

ELIX Polymers has introduced a new generation ABS/PC blend to meet the needs of the automotive industry. Cost-effective ELIX Ultra HH 4115 HI ABS/PC can help to achieve major weight reductions...

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Oct 24, 2016 | Industry News

Cost-efficient Light-weight Auto Module Prototype by Covestro at K 2016

Covestro supports the trend in the automotive industry towards lightweight components with customizable Class A surfaces that can be fabricated economically in a single step. At K 2016, company is...

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Oct 4, 2016 | Product News

Trinseo Launches 85% LGF PP for Lightweight Semi-structural Auto Applications

Trinseo has launched its cost-effective, metal-replacing 85% Long Glass Fiber (LGF) Polypropylene (PP) concentrate product family for automotive semi-structural applications. ENLITE products are...

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Sep 28, 2016 | Industry News

Mitsubishi Rayon/Fiberline JV: Cost-effective Carbon Fiber Composite Laminates

Mitsubishi Rayon and Fiberline Composites A/S have recently announced the formation of a joint venture company for manufacturing and distributing carbon fiber composite laminates for wind turbine...

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Sep 26, 2016 | Industry News

Stratasys’ 3D Printing Enables Peak Production to Slash Production Cost by 50%

Stratasys has announced that Peak Production has adopted its FDM 3D printing to innovate its production line to test and assemble complex parts for automotive, aerospace and rail industries. Company...

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Oct 26, 2016 | Product News

PLEXIGLAS® PMMA from Evonik for Crystal-clear LED Covers for Economic Lighting

Evonik’s Performance Materials Segment offers PLEXIGLAS® PMMA specifically for crystal-clear LED lenses and covers. Evonik offers special PLEXIGLAS® products for economic lighting. Also material is...

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Oct 12, 2016 | Product News

PC+ABS Blend from Covestro for Stylish Automotive Interiors at K 2016

Helping in lowering material cost and weight, Covestro’s Bayblend® T85 XF polycarbonate/acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (PC+ABS) resin blend is an ideal thermoplastic for rich, piano black...

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Sep 30, 2016 | Product News

Solvay’s Metal-replacing Polyarylamide Meets Key Industry Std. for Aircraft Interiors

Solvay announced that its Ixef® BM-1524 polyarylamide (PARA) meets key industry standards for use in aircraft interiors. This is a cost-effective metal alternate to conventional plastics for...

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Sep 28, 2016 | Industry News

Metal-replacing CFR Thermoplastic Composites by Covestro for Electronic Devices

Covestro has recently developed metal-replacing high-tech composite technology for the cost-effective manufacturing of housings and other components of electronic devices. Further potential...

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Sep 21, 2016 | Industry News

ELG Commences Production of Recycled Carbon Fiber Nonwoven Mats

ELG Carbon Fibre has started production of nonwoven mats made of recycled carbon fiber for OEMs seeking cost effective alternatives to virgin carbon fiber for vehicle light weighting. Mats are...

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