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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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Dec 8, 2020 | Industry News

Scientists Develop Temperature-resistant, Tough & Transparent PLA Cup

A team from University of Akron is focusing on research that showcases effective strategies for turning brittle polymers into tough and flexible materials. The group has recently produced a...

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Dec 3, 2020 | Industry News

Kaneka Develops Heat-resistant Polyimide Film for High-speed 5G Applications

Kaneka Corporation has developed Pixeo™ IB, a super heat-resistant polyimide film for high-speed, high frequency 5G. Pixeo™ IB reduces the dielectric loss tangent in high frequencies down to 0.0025...

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Nov 25, 2020 | Industry News

Toray Develops High Heat-resistant Aramid Polymer-based Separator for Li-Ion Batteries

Toray Industries has created a non-porous separator for lithium-ion batteries, that could dramatically increase capacity by enhancing safety of lithium metal anode batteries, notably in wearable...

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Nov 2, 2020 | Industry News

Scientists Develop Thermostable Aromatic Polymers Using Cellulosic Biomass

Researchers from JAIST and U-Tokyo have successfully developed the white-biotechnological conversion from cellulosic biomass into aromatic polymers having the highest thermodegradation of all the...

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Oct 20, 2020 | Product News

LANXESS’ New Flame-retardant Thermoplastic Composite Materials with PA6 Matrix

LANXESS has developed three new halogen-free, flame-retardant Tepex variants with a polyamide 6 matrix. These structural materials are the material of choice when a V-0 classification is required...

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Sep 30, 2020 | Product News

Evonik Develops Osteoconductive PEEK Polymer for Improved Bone Fusion

Evonik has developed a new osteoconductive polyether ether ketone (PEEK), VESTAKEEP® iC4800, for the medical technology market that improves the fusion between the bone and the implant...

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Sep 29, 2020 | Product News

DOMO Adds New Heat-resistant PPS Grade to Replace Sintered Carbon

DOMO Chemicals has expanded its THERMEC™ range of enhanced polymers, with the introduction of a new solution for the replacement of sintered carbon in submersible pump thrust bearings applications...

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Sep 7, 2020 | Industry News

SABIC’s PEI Powder Finds Use in Jiangsu Hansu’s UD Composites Tapes

Jiangsu Hansu introduces a new family of high-performance, unidirectional (UD) composite tapes — H-poly-Stallone-CF7000_PEI — made with continuous carbon fiber and SABIC’s ULTEM™ 1000F3SP powder at...

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Sep 1, 2020 | Product News

DOMO Chemicals Launches PEEK-based Product to Replace Expensive PAI

DOMO Chemicals has expanded its THERMEC™ range of enhanced polymers, with the introduction of a cost-efficient product based on polyether ether ketone (PEEK), blended with a solid polymeric...

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Aug 27, 2020 | Industry News

Hexcel’s New PEKK-based Thermoplastic Composite Material for Aircraft Components

Hexcel has announced the launch of its latest HexAM® materials technology, HexPEKK® EM – an electrically conductive, high-performance, PEKK-based thermoplastic carbon fiber composite additive...

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