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PolyOne Launches High-strength Polyamide for Aesthetic Laser Welded Parts

Published on 2020-05-11. Author : SpecialChem

TAGS:  Part Design & Manufacturing    

pa66-polyone-weld PolyOne has launched a newly formulated Bergamid™ laser weldable material for use in automotive parts, consumer goods, and medical devices. With well-controlled laser transmission rates, multiple color choices and customized performance options, this new addition to the Bergamid portfolio allows manufacturers to produce high-performance parts with durable welds and smooth surfaces.

New Material's Multiple Attributes and Applications

PolyOne offers varied off-the-shelf and tailor-made solutions to meet the required laser transmission rates for applications in different markets.

The new Bergamid™ laser weldable material solutions are formulated in PA66 with proven laser weldability. The formulations from PolyOne can also be customized to meet specific customer's needs based on multiple resins.

Laser welding is technically advanced, and its success depends on the weldability, transmission rates, softening point, absorption agents, and color compatibility of the materials used,” said Flight Xu, general manager of specialty engineered materials Asia for PolyOne. “Our new Bergamid grades allow high welding strength and a smooth surface resulting in an unparalleled finished product.”

PolyOne also delivers a range of value-added services, including part design, material compatibility evaluation, and laser welding process selection to support manufacturers using the new materials.

Source: PolyOne
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