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Metal Replacement


Plastics have over-taken metals in many different industries with the superior quality and ease of processing. Metals are being replaced frequently for weight reduction and inducing desired properties.

Durable plastics consume less energy during the production process and are cost-effective as well as tunable. Automotive and aircraft industries are innovating with plastics to replace heavy metals.

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Oct 20, 2021 | Product News

Avient Launches Density-modified Thermoplastics for Premium Packaging

Avient Corporation announces new Gravi-Tech™ density-modified thermoplastics that enable advanced metal plating surface treatments to deliver both the look and feel of metal in premium packaging...

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Oct 11, 2021 | Product News

LANXESS to Spotlight New Flame-retardant PA, Biobased Composite and more at Fakuma

At this year’s edition of Fakuma, focus areas for LANXESS are the market launch of hollow-profile hybrid technology as a lightweight design technology and new halogen-free flame-retardant polyamides...

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Oct 8, 2021 | Product News

Asahi Kasei Introduces Flame Retardant PA66 with Superior Surface Quality

Asahi Kasei introduces the halogen and red-phosphorous free flame retardant Polyamide 66 LEONA™ SN to the European market. This semi-aromatic material combines high levels of safety, surface quality...

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Oct 6, 2021 | Product News

B9Creations’ New Resins for 3D Printed Mold Replacement and Production Parts

B9Creations launches its Robust resin line with new ABS and ABS/PC materials, compatible with the company’s B9 Core Series 3D printers...

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Sep 22, 2021 | Product News

BASF to Showcase Sustainable Products for Various End-applications at Fakuma 2021

BASF will be showcasing a large number of innovations from October 12-16 at the 27th Fakuma in Friedrichshafen, Germany (booth B4-4304). Together with customers and partners, BASF develops plastics...

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Aug 11, 2021 | Product News

DOMO Offers Metal Replacing Fiber-reinforced Polyamides for Structural Applications

DOMO offers DOMONYL™ solutions for metal replacement in agriculture, outdoor power equipment and small engine components. These solutions provide improved performance in several structural...

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Aug 3, 2021 | Product News

Filamentive Launches 3D Printing Polymers for Critical Engineering Applications

Filamentive has launched Filamentive PRO – a specialized portfolio of high-performance 3D printing polymers for engineering applications. With hardware innovation enabling desktop FFF / FDM 3D...

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Jul 28, 2021 | Product News

Solvay Introduces Metal-replacement PEEK for Precision Brake System

Solvay has announced the launch of a new grade of KetaSpire® PEEK, KT-850 SCF 30, designed for precision brake system and e-mobility electronic pump components...

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Jul 13, 2021 | Product News

Avient Launches Nylon-based Thermoplastic Composites for Moisture-rich Environments

Avient announces availability of a new series of nylon-based Complēt™ long fiber reinforced thermoplastic composites with enhanced moisture resistance and smooth surface aesthetics. These...

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Jul 6, 2021 | Product News

NOVA Chemicals Introduces HDPE Resin with Moisture Barrier Performance

NOVA Chemicals has introduced its next-generation SURPASS HPs267-AB resin, a high-density polyethylene (HDPE) that offers unparalleled levels of moisture barrier performance for multilayer flexible...

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