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Protection in the deep sea

Protection in the deep sea The chemical-resistant polymer Vestamid NRG from Evonik prevents corrosion on oil production pipelines.

Plexiglas helps performing rescue missions

Plexiglas helps performing rescue missions Helicopter glazing made from Evonik's Plexiglas guarantees clear visibility and maximum safety.

Antibacterial polymer discovered

Antibacterial polymer discovered Researchers at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm have discovered an antibacterial polymer for sportswear, diapers and bandages.

PolyOne and Denso Develop Advanced Automotive System

PolyOne and Denso Develop Advanced Automotive System PolyOne Corporation, a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, announced that Denso Corporation, a leading supplier of automotive systems for all major global automakers, has selected GLS OnFlex thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) for use in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system in a new car model.

Protection on the road – Enhanced child safety seats

Protection on the road – Enhanced child safety seats The E-por (expandable interpolymer) particle foam is now providing greater safety in the new TRIFIX child safety seat from Britax Römer. Used in the head and neck region, this new material from BASF has tough-elastic and crack-resistant properties that enable it to meet the highest demands placed on materials in child safety seats.

PolyZion project

PolyZion project A team of EU-funded researchers is leading the development of a unique type of sustainable zinc-based rechargeable battery for electric vehicles (EV) and hybrid EVs (HEVs).

PolyOne replaces metal in sailboat rigging blocks

PolyOne replaces metal in sailboat rigging blocks PolyOne Corporation, a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, announced that injection molder and assembler FKD B.V. has replaced metal components in sailboat rigging blocks with polymer solutions from PolyOne.

Compatibility of Medical-Grade Polymers with Sterrad Sterilization

Compatibility of Medical-Grade Polymers with Sterrad Sterilization Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC, has conducted an extensive study that supports the growing use of its high-performance medical-grade polymers in hydrogen peroxide gas plasma sterilization.

DSM's Akulon Fuel Lock enables ICO Polymers' new solution for rotomoulding monolayer tanks

DSM's Akulon Fuel Lock enables ICO Polymers' new solution for rotomoulding monolayer tanks Akulon Fuel Lock, an innovative-polyamide 6 technology developed by DSM, forms the basis of a new solution for rotomoulding monolayer tanks, developed by ICO Polymers, a subsidiary of A. Schulman, Inc. and a leading producer of rotational molding polymers.

Customized medical technology materials

Customized medical technology materials The focus of BASF’s booth at the Compamed tradeshow in Düsseldorf, Germany, is on the antimicrobial HyGentic product portfolio and its range of support services, and on a number of high-performance plastics for medical technology applications. BASF will be exhibiting its solutions from November 14 through 16, 2012, in Booth No. G28, Hall 08B.