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Plastics & Elastomers
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Plastics & Elastomers
Transparent plastics are used primarily when clarity of vision through the material is a concern. Growing market for transparent plastic can be estimated due to increase in the demand for clear grade plastics. Transparent plastics are expected to replace glass in a wider range of applications in the near future because of their superiority in various parameters.

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Oct 11, 2019 | Product News

Evonik: New Thermoplastic Elastomer with Transparency and Color Stability

Evonik will be launching a new generation of thermoplastic elastomers under the brand name VESTAMID® e²X to celebrate 40 year anniversary of PEBA at K 2019. It provides excellent transparency and...

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Sep 19, 2019 | Industry News

New Biomass-derived PC Composite to Replace BPA-based Polycarbonates

Korean Researchers have made a new, tough, transparent and sustainable polycarbonate composite reinforced with two biomass derived alternatives isosorbide and cellulose nanocrystals. This new...

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Sep 9, 2019 | Industry News

Hyflyer Presents New Transparent Storage Ware Range Made using Tritan™ from Eastman

Hyflyer Innovations created the NANI brand of transparent storage ware to improve consumer lifestyles by combining practical functionality with a flair for style. Hyflyer has used Tritan™ from...

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Sep 9, 2019 | Product News

Covestro Presents New Polycarbonate Diffuser Grades for LED Lighting Industry

Covestro has announced new Makrolon® DQ (Diffusion Quality), a tailor-made product range for large diffusers of LED lamps and lights. Covestro will also be focusing on the new UV-stabilized and...

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Sep 4, 2019 | Product News

INEOS Styrolution Launches SMMA Grades for Electronics and Automotive Industries

INEOS Styrolution has launched new products of its NAS® family of SMMA materials - NAS® XC and NAS XC® UV. Ultra-clarity and very low haze – these are the two benefits these materials provide in...

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Jun 25, 2019 | Industry News

Innovia Films Launches a Range of Transparent High-barrier Packaging Films

Innovia Films is launching the first of its new range of transparent high barrier packaging films, Propafilm™ Strata SL. It has been designed to be a standalone mono filmic solution or, to be used...

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Jun 24, 2019 | Industry News

New Bioplastic Created from Fish Skin/Scales & Red Algae to Reduce Plastic Pollution

Product design student Lucy Hughes has invented a bioplastic created from fish skin and scales and red algae which is transparent & could have a huge impact on limiting the amount of...

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Jun 6, 2019 | Industry News

Pressca Uses Eastman’s Tritan™ Copolyester for Glass-like Clarity in Milk Frother

Pressca has once again chosen the quality of Eastman Tritan™ copolyester for Pressca Milk Frother. In addition, the combination of high temp. resistance and chemical resistance makes Tritan a strong...

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Jun 3, 2019 | Industry News

New Transparent Bioplastic for Fully-compostable Food Packaging

A team of researchers from the KTU Faculty of Chemical Technology have created a fully-compostable packaging for food products from bioplastic, which disintegrates with the help of microorganisms...

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May 10, 2019 | Industry News

Evonik Reorganizes Polyamide Business to Focus on Specialty Materials

Evonik has already begun construction of a new polyamide 12 facility complex and is expanding production of transparent polyamides, and, in so doing, is concentrating its activities on...

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