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High Heat Materials

Engineering plastics that can resist high temperature are preferred around the industry for better product performance. These plastics are metal- and ceramic replacing and set a standard for many other inferior materials with superior mechanical properties, higher chemical and/or higher heat stability and much more.

The high heat polymers, such as PEEK, PPS, PBI, PSU etc., are in demand for various challenging applications ranging from electronics to automotive.

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Oct 15, 2021 | Industry News

E-mobility Products Based on Solvay’s Polymers Receive SPE Automotive Awards

Solvay announces that three e-mobility applications using its specialty polymers are among the winners of The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) prestigious Automotive Awards in 2021. First place...

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Oct 5, 2021 | Industry News

Scientists Achieve High Thermal Conductivity in Polyethylene Using New Strategy

A team of researchers at UB report a new strategy to achieve high thermal conductive electric insulator polyethylene with high dielectric constant and strength. The researchers describe solution...

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Sep 27, 2021 | Industry News

Borealis and Partner to Co-develop Engineering Material for Energy-efficient Capacitors

Borealis and TOPAS Advanced Polymers have started collaboration on the development of a new class of engineering materials for applications that will bridge the current performance gap between...

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Sep 6, 2021 | Industry News

Cicor Uses SABIC’s LCP-based Resins for Miniaturization of Fine-pitch 3D-MIDs

Cicor Group has selected SABIC’s LNP™ THERMOCOMP™ compounds with laser direct structuring (LDS) capability to produce high-end, three-dimensional molded interconnect devices (3D-MIDs). Cicor and...

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Sep 6, 2021 | Industry News

LANXESS’ Heat-stable PBTs Find Use in Swirl Control Actuators for Vehicles

LANXESS offers a number of PBT compounds that successfully reconcile not only high hydrolysis stability in hot and humid conditions but also good laser transparency for laser transmission welding...

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Aug 30, 2021 | Industry News

INVISTA to Double Nylon 6,6 Production Capacity in China

INVISTA Nylon Chemicals plans to double its current nylon 6,6 polymer production at Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP) and signed a memorandum of cooperation with SCIP at a ceremony. Following a...

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Aug 23, 2021 | Industry News

New Load Bearing Aerogel Structures with High Thermal Stability

The UA-led engineering research team of Piljae Joo, Yimin Yao, Nicholas Teo, and Sadhan C. Jana improved the strength and durability of a material used in common applications like thermal insulation...

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Aug 18, 2021 | Industry News

LANXESS’ New Radar Sensor Concept with Integrated Thermal Management

LANXESS has developed a new concept for radar sensors with integrated thermal management that will benefit autonomous driving. The radar sensors are an essential component of, for example, distance...

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Aug 12, 2021 | Industry News

New Lightning Protection System to Make Thermoplastic Wind Turbine Blades Safer

A team of NREL researchers led by Robynne Murray and supported by General Electric (GE) and LM Wind Power (a GE subsidiary) have invented a new lightning protection system to keep the blades made...

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Aug 5, 2021 | Industry News

Ensinger Uses Solvay’s PPSU to Produce Regulatory-compliant Sensor Bodies

Ensinger has chosen Solvay's Radel® PPSU as the high-performance polymer for the production of sensor bodies due to its high mechanical, chemical and thermal stability. It can absorb massive impact...

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