The Universal Selection Source: Plastics & Elastomers

Apr 16, 2008 | Article

Light-tight housing made from mineral filled PBT

The German automotive parts manufacturer Siemens VDO Automotive AG has chosen a mineral filled polybu(tylene terephthalate) (PBT) grade i.e. Celanex® PBT 4022 developed by the materials producer...

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Jul 20, 2007 | Article

New polymer mineral composite based pallets

Pvaxx, a new material science and technology firm based in Bermuda, has developed an innovative foamable polymer mineral composite based on polyethylene (PE) and silica sand. This new product...

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May 31, 2007 | Article

Automotive rear spoilers made of mineral filled PC/PET blend

Several automakers have chosen a mineral reinforced blend of polycarbonate and poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PC/PET) in order to produce rear spoilers. For instance Makroblend® DP 7665 supplied by...

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Oct 8, 2007 | Article

New high flow glass- and mineral-filled PBT

The American materials producer GE Plastics has introduced a new range of high flow glass- and mineral-filled poly(butylene terephthalate) (PBT) materials. This new range, namely Valox Super High...

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Jun 25, 2007 | Article

New mineral flame retardant for plastics

The German firm Nabaltec GmbH, a specialist in flame retardant systems, has developed Apyral® AOH, a new range of mineral flame retardants based on boehmite chemistry (or aluminum monohydrate i.e...

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Surface Treatment: How to Replace Chromic Acid

Discover a safer & cheaper alternative to chrome etching and get practical guidance to get started.


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