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Mar 15, 2016 | Article

3D Printing True Electronic Parts with Todays Technology

By Pamela J. Waterman

If you think 3D printing can only produce parts with structural functions, think again.  Most engineers and consumers assume 3D printing could only build a physical part from layers of plastic...

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Mar 4, 2016 | Article

Medical: 5 Inspiring Metal Replacement Cases

By Donald Rosato

Plastics are highly successful in replacing metal in medical applications. They offer improved performance in tandem with lower systems cost. The global medical plastics market will reach a value...

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Following the increasing demand for innovative LED lighting solutions, Altuglas® has used extensive experience in lighting & acrylic materials to develop and launch a complete portfolio of...

Tech Paper

Ketoprix™ aliphatic polyketons are novel, engineering thermoplastic resins that provide superior toughness, strength, resilience and chemical resistance. Ketoprix™ polymers exhibit very high...

Feb 3, 2016 | Article

High Speed Manufacturing of Automotive Composite Parts

By Mark DeMeuse

Using composites materials is a great way to reduce the weight of a car. Yet, the condition to introduce such materials in higher volume commercial model vehicles is the ability to go fast. The...

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Mar 4, 2016 | Article

2 Polymer Alternatives to PV Panels Encapsulants

By Doug Ruby

In the past few years, a serious failure mode in the performance of photo voltaic (PV) panels has been observed in many fielded systems. A slow but significant decrease in conversion efficiency was...

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Thanks to a PISEO (French lighting innovation platform and testing laboratory) study, modeling the impact of our diffuse material on a luminaire architecture we can show how to save costs just by...

White Paper

KETOPRIX™ aliphatic polyketones are a new class of revolutionary engineering thermoplastics that have a perfectly alternating backbone structure of carbon monoxide and alpha-olefins such as...

Feb 5, 2016 | Article

Automotive Weight Saving: Current Strategies & Future Trends

By Mayur Mhapankar

Increasing pollution from the transportation sector has led to strict regulations on automobile manufacturers to curb harmful emissions. With stringent regulations and heavy penalties to contend...

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Jan 27, 2016 | Article

How to Meet Automotive Light-weighting Goals?

By Donald Rosato

Over the past 15 years, cars have not become lighter, but are rather some 30% heavier. Plastics are helping to shed weight without compromising the safety and comfort features mainly responsible for...

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