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Prof. Igor Čatić: The truth about bioplastics

Prof. Igor Čatić: The truth about bioplastics We publish an article written by Croatian scientist Igor Čatić.

New Clariant Mevopur masterbatches

New Clariant Mevopur masterbatches Users of advanced medical polymers gain controlled, consistent, compliant color with new Clariant Mevopur Masterbatches.

DirectSkinning technology

DirectSkinning technology DirectSkinning technology is a new production process that improves cost efficiency in the production of injection molded parts in a single step. It has now been used for the first time with an aliphatic polyurethane material in the series production of vehicle interior parts.

Baycusan C 1008 polyurethane dispersion from Bayer MaterialScience

Baycusan C 1008 polyurethane dispersion from Bayer MaterialScience Baycusan C 1008 polyurethane dispersion from Bayer MaterialScience premieres at In-Cosmetics 2011.

Versaflex TPE healthcare grades for medical fluid delivery systems

Versaflex TPE healthcare grades for medical fluid delivery systems PolyOne GLS Thermoplastic Elastomers, a global leader in high-performance, custom-formulated thermoplastic elastomer solutions (TPEs) released the results of bondability studies that show the excellent performance of Versaflex HC TPEs using solventless, solvent-based, and heat welding adhesion methods.

Composites in wind energy

Composites in wind energy The wind energy market is experiencing rapid growth worldwide and has doubled in size every 3 years for the past 30 years. It is expected to have generated 331 TWh in 2010 alone, amounting to 1.6% of global energy consumption.

Audi selects high-performance Softell PP for its new Audi A 1

Audi selects high-performance Softell PP for its new Audi A 1 Audi has selected a new Softell polypropylene (PP) compound from LyondellBasell to manufacture the rear door panel of its new A1 model.

SABIC Innovative Plastics has introduced LNP Thermocomp

SABIC Innovative Plastics has introduced LNP Thermocomp SABIC Innovative Plastics has introduced LNP Thermocomp PX07444, a polyamide (PA) 6 thermoplastic compound that is reinforced with up to 20% curauá fibre.

SABIC at Pharmapack 2011

SABIC at Pharmapack 2011 SABIC, a global plastics industry leader, is extending its polymer portfolio for healthcare applications with the launch of two high-purity polypropylene (PP) random copolymers. Both new PP grades were developed specifically for healthcare applications, underscoring SABIC’s strong commitment to the industry. SABIC will showcase the two new grades, one for a wide range of blow moulding applications, the other for injection moulded parts, at Pharmapack 2011 in Paris.

EuPC signs cooperation agreement with Thomsea to clean up European coastal waters

EuPC signs cooperation agreement with Thomsea to clean up European coastal waters The European Plastics Converters Association (EuPC) has signed a co-operation agreement with the inventor of a new trawling net to help retrieve plastics Marine litter. This is part of EuPC’s programme to address an escalating issue which in recent years has secured prime time television coverage and extensive articles in the popular press.