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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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Jun 29, 2021 | Product News

Nexeo Plastics and Covestro’s New PC/ABS 3DP Filament for Outdoor Applications

Nexeo Plastics has worked together with Covestro on the development and launch of the new Polycarbonate/ABS 3D printing filament Addigy® FPB 2684 3D. This filament is available via Nexeo Plastics’...

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Jun 29, 2021 | Product News

Avient Launches Elastomers with Improved Hardness for Industrial Applications

Avient has announced the launch of two new grades within its next-generation Barricade™ elastomers product line that expand the durometer range, which now spans from 50 to 90 Shore A...

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Jun 21, 2021 | Industry News

Scientists Develop Self-sensing PEEK Using 3D Printing Techniques

A University of Glasgow-led team of engineers have used 3D printing techniques to add new properties to a plastic known as polyether ether ketone, or PEEK. The new form of lightweight...

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Jun 17, 2021 | Industry News

Scientists Develop Milk Protein-based Plastic Foam for Extreme Environment Applications

A new high-performance plastic foam developed from whey proteins can withstand extreme heat better than many common thermoplastics made from petroleum...

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Jun 11, 2021 | Industry News

Finnester’s Composite Protection Technology Fulfills Toughest Fire Safety Requirement

Finnester Coatings claims to have cracked the toughest requirement in fire safety of composites - flame spread. Many industries have standards for fire safety. All the standards consist of similar...

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Jun 7, 2021 | Industry News

UR Utilizes BASF’s Rigid Foam to Produce Insulated Panels for Vaccine Storage Facilities

BASF’s Elastopir® PH 1132/509/0, a high-quality polyurethane rigid foam insulation solution is used by United Panel-System (UR) in the manufacture of insulated panels for COVID-19 vaccine logistics...

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Jun 1, 2021 | Product News

UL Recognizes Teknor Apex’s Low-smoke FR Compounds as Halogen-free

Teknor Apex announces that UL has recognized four new Halguard® low-smoke, flame-retardant jacketing compounds as “halogen-free”. The compounds include new-generation EVA-based products with an...

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May 27, 2021 | Industry News

Toray Boosts Heat-dissipating Properties of CFRPs Using New Technology

Toray Industries announces that it has developed a high thermal conductivity technology that lifts the heat-dissipating properties of carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) to that of metals...

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May 26, 2021 | Product News

Polymaker’s New Recycled Polycarbonate Filament for Sustainable 3D Printing

Polymaker uses a recycled polycarbonate developed by Covestro to produce Polymaker™ PC-r, the polycarbonate filament for 3D printing made from recycled plastic. The material comes from 19-liter...

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May 24, 2021 | Industry News

Evonik and Farsoon Collaborate to Produce High-temperature Resistant 3DP Materials

Evonik and Farsoon are strengthening their collaboration in powder-based 3D printing. Both companies aim to open up market access to new large-scale industrial applications in the higher...

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