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Jun 23, 2017 | Industry News

Solvay’s PARA Enables Development of Quieter Clutch Actuator System by FTE

Solvay has recently announced that its Ixef® 1027 polyarylamide (PARA) enabled development of a new clutch actuator system from FTE automotive Group. Ixef® 1027 PARA replaces glass-filled PA 6/6...

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Jun 23, 2017 | Industry News

BPF to Host ‘Advancing Plastics’ in the Circular Economy’ to Explore Benefits

To explore how developments in circular economy may benefit plastics industry, BPF is hosting Advancing Plastics’ in the Circular Economy. The event will feature a fascinating debate and examples of...

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Jun 23, 2017 | Product News

New Composite Technologies for Production of Auto CFRP Hybrid Structures - Hexcel

At Multicomp 2017, Hexcel presented new composite technologies for high volume manufacture of CFRP/metal hybrid structures in automotive industry. Hexcel has developed a new fast-curing carbon...

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Jun 22, 2017 | Industry News

Top Auto Parts Molder Selects ELIX Polymers’ ABS/PC Blend for Exterior Pillar Cover

A leading supplier of interior and exterior automotive parts has selected ABS/polycarbonate blend from ELIX Polymers for the production of exterior pillar covers to be used in an upcoming premium...

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Jun 21, 2017 | Industry News

3D Printing to Shape Future of High-speed Aviation: Stratasys/Boom Partnership

Aimed at shaping the future of high-speed aviation, Stratasys and Boom Supersonic have signed a three-year agreement to help Boom accelerate cost-efficient production of advanced tooling and...

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Jun 23, 2017 | Industry News

Design Freedom with Renewably-sourced TPE from HEXPOL TPE for Bed Slat Holders

Grund GmbH & Co. KG expands their traditional product offering by using Dryflex Green thermoplastic elastomers from HEXPOL TPE in their new generation bed slat holders. The series opens up...

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Jun 23, 2017 | Industry News

Arkema Rejoices 70th Anniversary of 100% Biobased Rilsan® Polyamide 11 Brand

Arkema is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the invention of its flagship Rilsan® polyamide 11 series of high performance polymers. At the celebration Arkema will present the spectacular history...

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Jun 22, 2017 | Industry News

World’s First PC-resin Pillar-less Auto Front Window by Teijin for Sporty EV

Teijin Limited recently announced that it has developed the world’s first transparent polycarbonate (PC)-resin pillar-less automotive front window for use in the Tommykaira ZZ, a sporty electric...

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Jun 21, 2017 | Industry News

Durable, Light-weight Polymer Solar Panels by DuPont/EconCore and Others

Armageddon Energy, EconCore and DuPont joined forces to create a new lightweight polymer solar panel, which is one-third the weight of a standard glass solar panel while being significantly more...

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Jun 21, 2017 | Industry News

Thermoplastic Composites Adoption in Aerospace on Rise: Solvay/GKN Team up

Solvay and GKN Aerospace’s Fokker business have teamed up to promote and accelerate the adoption of metal-replacing thermoplastic composite materials on aircraft, with Solvay becoming a preferred...

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