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Small-diameter microtubes of Solvay's KetaSpire PEEK

Small-diameter microtubes of Solvay's KetaSpire PEEK International Polymer Engineering (IPE), Tempe , Ariz. , a leading custom extruder of thermoplastic tubing and profiles, has expanded its product line, offering the new capability of producing small-diameter microtubes and profiles made of KetaSpire polyetheretherketone (PEEK) resin from Solvay Advanced Polymers, LLC, for the medical industry.

Borealis upgrades performance of polyethylene for gas pipes

Borealis upgrades performance of polyethylene for gas pipes Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions, is extending its range of high performance, high density polyethylene pipes with the introduction of a new “PE 100” type grade for the gas market, BorSafeHE3492-LS-H.

DSM Engineering Plastics introduces green packaging solutions

DSM Engineering Plastics introduces green packaging solutions DSM Engineering Plastics, one of the world's leading suppliers of engineering thermoplastics, has introduced a number of innovative Eco packaging solutions that anticipate and proactively address market demands.

SABIC helps medical device makers

SABIC helps medical device makers SABIC Innovative Plastics’ specialty materials help medical device makers stay ahead of healthcare trends in safety, home care and regulation.

DuPont: high performance polymers for drug delivery systems

DuPont: high performance polymers for drug delivery systems The Autopen 2 from Owen Mumford includes several functional components made of DuPont Delrin acetal resin that are fundamental to its use for the effortless and accurate delivery of insulin to diabetes patients.

Interplastica 2011 - summary

Interplastica 2011 - summary Things are looking up again for the plastics and rubber industry in Russia. Interplastica 2011 characterised by positive market developments/20,000 trade visitors very interested in international vendors

Nobel Biocare's dental healing caps are molded of Solvay’s

Nobel Biocare's dental healing caps are molded of Solvay’s    Biomaterial delivers exceptional performance in dental implant application Nobel Biocare, a leading supplier of restorative and esthetic dental solutions, has introduced dental healing caps made of Eviva polysulfone (PSU) resin from Solvay Advanced Polymers, LLC, for excellent biocompatibility, practical toughness, and sterilizability via gamma radiation. Eviva PSU resin is part of Solvay’s Solviva line of biomaterials that are offered for use in implantable medical devices.

Vectra LCP E488i and E471i grades from Ticona

Vectra LCP E488i and E471i grades from Ticona Ticona Engineering Polymers announced that two Vectra liquid crystal polymer (LCP) specialty grades E488i and E471i received an Underwriters Laboratories (UL) V-O classification, according to the global independent safety science company’s UL 94 plastic flammability standard for all colors and at wall thicknesses of 0.15 millimeters.

25th Edition of CHINAPLAS in 2011

25th Edition of CHINAPLAS in 2011 Since China's reform and open door policy, all kinds of businesses have been thriving for the past three decades. As one of the important pillar industries of its economy, the plastics industry has continuously maintained high-speed development for the past 30 years.

New engineering plastics for the medical sector

New engineering plastics for the medical sector BASF is adding three new products from two classes of material to its medical-technology plastics portfolio identified by the suffix “PRO”.