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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 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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Jun 11, 2021 | Product News

Covestro Unveils TPU for High-speed Signal Transmission of 5G Devices

Covestro has developed Desmopan® 7000 thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) that exhibits high transparency for 5G frequencies, thus reducing signal losses. The product is therefore highly suitable for...

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May 5, 2021 | Product News

DSM Launches Advanced Engineering Grades for Medical Device Manufacturing

Royal DSM launches a new portfolio of engineering materials designed to help global medical device manufacturers improve the quality of care for patients around the world. The materials are intended...

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Apr 30, 2021 | Product News

Solvay’s New Line of PPAs for Metal Replacement & e-mobility

Solvay introduces Amodel® Supreme PPA, a new line of high-performance polyphthalamide (PPA) compounds designed for demanding e-mobility and metal replacement applications...

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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

Covestro Launches Low-friction Polycarbonates for Drug Delivery Devices

Covestro offers two new families of the polycarbonate Makrolon®: Improved low-friction types and maximum strength glass-filled products for drug delivery devices. The latter are also suitable for...

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