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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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Apr 22, 2021 | Industry News

CompPair Develops Heat-triggered, Self-healing Composites for Wind Turbines & more

CompPair has developed a family of composites that can repair themselves in just a few minutes when heat (100°C to 150°C) is applied locally. The firm has just completed its first fundraising round...

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Apr 12, 2021 | Product News

Teknor Apex Launches FR Polyamides with High-strength and Superior Surface Finish

Teknor Apex has launched three halogen-free FR glass-reinforced polyamide compounds with UL94 ratings of V0 that provide high flow for injection molding, superior surface finish, and improved...

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Apr 9, 2021 | Industry News

Solvay’s Thermally Stable PPS Replaces Metal & Rubber in New Corrugated Tubing Tech.

Solvay and Maincor Rohrsysteme have pioneered a technique to manufacture a more flexible, extruded corrugated tubing with varying wall thicknesses and diameters. This advance will help meet new...

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Apr 7, 2021 | Product News

BASF Introduces High-temperature Resistant PPA for Thin-walled Connectors

BASF has expanded its polyphthalamide (PPA) portfolio with a new Ultramid® Advanced N grade that is especially suited for connectors post-processed with surface mount technology (SMT). Ultramid®...

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Mar 31, 2021 | Product News

Evonik Launches PEEK-based 3DP Filament for Demanding Industrial Applications

Evonik has developed a new 3D printable filament based on PEEK (polyether ether ketone). The high-temperature and chemical-resistant ready-to-use material is particularly suitable for the additive...

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Mar 23, 2021 | Product News

BASF Offers PPSUs to Manufacture Bottles by Different Processing Methods

BASF has now expanded its Ultrason® P portfolio so that it can be used to manufacture high-quality bottles by all three processing methods that are standard in the industry. The two...

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Mar 22, 2021 | Industry News

Toray Develops Thermal-resistant BOPP Film for Packaging Applications

Toray Industries has announced that it has created a new type of its Torayfan® biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) film that has world-class thermal resistance and quality level. It can be used...

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Mar 18, 2021 | Industry News

Solvay’s Transparent PSU Resin Finds Use in TBL’s Tubular Sight Gauges

TBL, a manufacturer of single-use, bioprocess components and systems, has used Solvay’s transparent Udel® P-1700 PSU resin for its sight gauges used in pharma...

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Mar 17, 2021 | Industry News

BASF and Sumitomo (SHI) Demag’s New Manufacturing Cell for Thermoplastic Polymers

Pooling their engineering competences and technological resources, BASF’s Performance Materials division in collaboration with Sumitomo (SHI) Demag and H + S Automatisierung have created an...

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Feb 26, 2021 | Industry News

MaruHachi Establishes New High-temperature UD Tape Line for Demanding Application

MaruHachi enables new opportunities with their high-temperature unidirectional tape line for high-end applications in demanding market segments like aerospace, automotive or others outperforming...

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