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Plastics & Elastomers

Part Design & Manufacturing

Designers today choose materials smartly and hence there is an increase in the use of plastics for part designing and manufacturing. The ease of processing and optimization offered by plastics is desired across industries for most products.

Challenging designs which are difficult to achieve are now easy to mold with plastics. Not only the parts are easy to develop but can be infused with desired properties, such as mechanical strength and high resistance.

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Oct 14, 2021 | Industry News

Scientists Develop New Hybrid 4D Additive Manufacturing Process

Researchers at Loughborough University have developed a hybrid method called Material Treatment Extrusion Additive Manufacturing (MaTrEx-AM), which uses acetone to toughen targeted layers of 3D...

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Oct 12, 2021 | Industry News

Hexcel and HP Composites Develop Carbon Fiber-based Body Panels for Supercars

Hexcel has collaborated with HP Composites to develop carbon fiber Class A body panels. Hexcel HexPly® XF surfacing technology is being extensively used by the Italian component producer to...

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Oct 8, 2021 | Industry News

ARBURG to Highlight Sustainable Plastic Processing Equipment at Fakuma

At Fakuma from 12 to 16 October 2021 in Friedrichshafen. ARBURG's trade fair presentation in Hall A3 will focus on "The best of both worlds": "arburgXworld" and "arburgGREENworld". Visitors can...

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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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Oct 5, 2021 | Industry News

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag to Showcase IM Machine and Technologies at Fakuma 2021

At Fakuma 2021, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag will present numerous new products showcasing itself as a competent machine partner and innovative and sustainable innovation driver. The trade fair presentation...

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Sep 14, 2021 | Product News

Covestro Presents Resin for DLP and LCD 3D Printing at RAPID+TCT Show

Covestro introduces Somos® PerFORM HW for digital light processing (DLP) and liquid crystal display (LCD) 3D printing at the RAPID+TCT show in Chicago. The resin was developed by the additive...

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Sep 9, 2021 | Industry News

Raise3D to Launch Intelligent 3D Printer for Small-batch Production

Raise3D to launch the Pro3 Series in late 2021, the most highly developed 3D printer of its segment, with improvements that address the needs of agile or small-batch production of end parts, tools...

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Sep 8, 2021 | Industry News

New Project to Manufacture Thermoplastic Composite Parts Using Advanced Technologies

A joint development between Electroimpact, Toray Advanced Composites, and Janicki Industries has achieved a leap forward in the high-speed manufacture of large thermoplastic composite parts. The...

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Sep 6, 2021 | Industry News

LANXESS’ Heat-stable PBTs Find Use in Swirl Control Actuators for Vehicles

LANXESS offers a number of PBT compounds that successfully reconcile not only high hydrolysis stability in hot and humid conditions but also good laser transparency for laser transmission welding...

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Sep 3, 2021 | Product News

BASF Introduces Laser Transmittance PBT to Improve Brand Image of Headlamps

BASF has introduced a new grade of its established Ultradur® polybutylene terephthalate (PBT), which enables more attractive branding on metallic lamp bezel surfaces of automotive headlamps. The new...

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