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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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Aug 28, 2019 | Product News

Teknor Apex Company to Launch New PA 6 Compounds at K 2019

Teknor Apex Company will introduce Creamid® P Series polyamide 6 (PA 6) compounds at the international trade fair K 2019 that absorbs less water than standard pa6 allowing for superior property...

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Aug 7, 2019 | Product News

Asahi Kasei Launches PA Beads Foam for Automotive Industry

Asahi Kasei has newly developed the polyamide beads foam suitable for noise reduction and lightweight applications in the automotive industry; and comes as an alternative material for aluminum and...

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Jul 19, 2019 | Product News

DSM Bringing Innovations Using Science-Based Competences at K 2019

Royal DSM to present innovations using its science-based competences at K 2019. Top highlights - metal replacement for electric vehicles, recycled polyamide from discarded fishing nets, Arnitel®...

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May 8, 2019 | Product News

Solvay Presents Semi-crystalline Polymers for Battery Packs & Modules at The Battery Show

Solvay’s specialty polymers are replacing heavy, expensive metal components for safer, higher-density batteries. In battery packs and modules, Solvay’s high-performance polymers provide design...

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Mar 27, 2019 | Product News

Polyplastics’ PBT & PPS to Replace Metals in PCUs & Electric Vehicles

Polyplastics is responding with innovative resin products which are successfully penetrating the EV market as a superior alternative to metals. DURANEX (R) PBT CG7030 provides high tracking...

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Mar 13, 2019 | Product News

Evonik’s New Radiopaque PEEK to Replace Metal in Medical Implants

Evonik has expanded its product range of biocompatible high-performance polymers of its VESTAKEEP® PEEK brand for medical technology with launch of a new radiopaque plastic material of implant...

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Mar 11, 2019 | Product News

VELOX’s New PEEK Grade for Highly-customized Technical Plastics Solutions

VELOX GmbH has presented a new grade for its own brand PrimeTec® for highly customized technical plastics solutions. First customers have already started sampling this grade...

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Jan 21, 2019 | Product News

PolyOne Rebrands ElectriPlast Tech. as Surround™ EMI/RFI Shielding Formulations

PolyOne has launched Surround™ EMI/RFI Shielding Formulations, a well preferred technology to replace metal in housings electronic components for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) in...

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