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Plastics - news on Plastech

Information from the industry concerning: Plastics

   

Global trade in plastics industry

Global trade in plastics industry Demand from European converters fell back 7.2% from 2008 to 45 million tones in 2009. The market share of end use applications remained stable with packaging. The largest segment representing 40.1% of overall demand.

Christmas technology for plastics

Christmas technology for plastics 100% of most challenging christmas plastic wrapping could be recycled with new technology.

New Mono-material PA6 solution enables thin-wall molding for lower system costs

New Mono-material PA6 solution enables thin-wall molding for lower system costs Akulon fuel lock from Dsm Engineering Plastics promotes cleaner air by minimizing evaporative emissions from fuel tanks.

Plastics meet the growing needs of society

Plastics meet the growing needs of society Plastics are a crucial part of 21st century life. Not only do they provide us with useful, lightweight and durable products, but they play a key role in the sustainable development of our world.

SABIC delivers Geloy XTW Resin

SABIC delivers Geloy XTW Resin SABIC Innovative Plastics’ Geloy XTW Resin provides exceptional good looks, weatherability, and performance for Zhongcai’s Window Profiles.

Sarlink delivers new solution for the automotive industry

Sarlink delivers new solution for the automotive industry Sarlink TPV saves weight and cost of roof seal in new ‘M6’ multi-purpose vehicle from Chinese automaker Byd.

New powders to challenge the limits of plastics parts manufacturing

New powders to challenge the limits of plastics parts manufacturing Rhodia is announcing the upcoming launch of polyamide (PA) powders for rapid prototyping and small series manufacturing by selective laser sintering (SLS). This is the first time that PA 6 powders are offered for direct part fabrication by SLS. The range will be extended to include PA 66 powders in the coming months.

Klöckner Pentaplast has expanded its Pentacard

Klöckner Pentaplast has expanded its Pentacard Product line to include its new Pentacard kpduo core films. kp has transferred the technological advantages of its existing loyalty-grade card films to Pentacard kpduo films for double-sided printing of mono-card applications.

Highly recyclable plastic

Highly recyclable plastic Researchers at I.B.M. and Stanford University said that they have discovered a new way to make plastics that can be continuously recycled or developed for novel uses in health care and microelectronics.

A new milestone in the history of polymer foams

A new milestone in the history of polymer foams Polyer foams are a success story for BASF. This story began in 1952 with the invention of Styropor (EPS: expandable polystyrene).