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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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Feb 23, 2021 | Product News

BASF Launches Heat-stabilized Polyamide for Hybrid & Electric Powertrains

BASF has expanded its product portfolio of polyamides for the high-temperature range with the development of the heat-stabilized Ultramid® B3PG6 BK23238. The polyamide, reinforced with 30% glass...

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Feb 22, 2021 | Industry News

nVent Unveils Self-regulating Heating Cable Made Using Nanocomposite Technology

nVent Electric (nVent) has unveiled its newest self-regulating heating cable, the nVent RAYCHEM HTV. The new heating cable will be used in critical industrial applications with high exposure or...

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Feb 16, 2021 | Product News

Nexa3D & Henkel Launch Photopolymer Materials for High Performance 3D Printing

Nexa3D has expanded its partnership with Henkel to immediately deliver three new performance photopolymer materials through its expanding Nexa3D channels globally...

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Feb 5, 2021 | Industry News

Shin-Etsu Develops Silicone Thermal Interface Materials for Electric Vehicles

Shin-Etsu Chemical has developed innovative silicone thermal interface materials for applications in electric vehicles (EV) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEV)...

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Feb 3, 2021 | Product News

MCAM Adds New High-temperature Resins for Automotives in Its Portfolio

Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials (MCAM) announces the expanded product line of its KyronMAX® structural thermoplastic materials with new resin formulations to meet the requirements of...

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Feb 3, 2021 | Product News

Evonik Launches Temperature-resistant PEEK Grade for Simplified Processing

Evonik adds a high-viscosity material grade for injection molding and extrusion to the product range of its high-performance polymer PEEK. VESTAKEEP® 4500 G exhibits high melt stiffness, which...

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Jan 28, 2021 | Industry News

BASF’s Flame-retardant TPU Finds Use in CoHaMa’s Hand Straps for Trains

CoHaMa has introduced hand straps made with BASF’s Elastollan® thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU). Compared with Polyvinyl chloride (PVC), Elastollan 1185A 10 HFFR meets industry standards for flame...

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Jan 20, 2021 | Industry News

Celanese to Build Multi-phase Liquid Crystal Polymer Polymerization Plant in China

Celanese Corporation has announced its intent to build a world-scale, multi-phase liquid crystal polymer (LCP) polymerization plant in China to support the significant growth in its high-value...

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Jan 14, 2021 | Industry News

Electroimpact Uses Victrex’s PAEK-based UDT to Produce Aerospace Components

Electroimpact, a provider of factory automation and tooling solutions, was able to increase laydown speeds of thermoplastic unidirectional tape (TP UDT) to 4000 inches per minute (IPM), using their...

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Jan 14, 2021 | Article

European Regulation Driving Flame Retarded Plastics Development

By Donald Rosato

Discover the new European regulation driving flame retarded (FR) plastics development focusing on new sustainable solutions in consumer plastics like automotive, building, and construction...

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