More Cutting-Edge Technology Highlights for ASEANPLAS

Asahi Kasei Plastics Singapore (APS), for example, manufactures highly heat-resistant XYRON mPPE resin in Singapore for applications ranging from E&E to automotive and industrial. The company also markets TENAC POM and LEONA PA66 and all of these products will be featured at ASEANPLAS.

Moreover, injection machine supplier Nissei will bring more than just its second-generation hybrid type injection moulding machines equipped with the X-pump system, which combines the merits of both electric and hydraulic machines. The company will also showcase its VOLTIGA carbon nanotube composite materials.

Furthermore, BLS Polymers will bring its range of specialty compounds for a variety of applications to ASEANPLAS, including cross linkable polyethylene compounds for insulation of power cables, SEBS polymer compounds for medical automotive and consumer products, and polypropylene compounds for automobile components, household appliances and industrial appliances.

Additional materials offerings will be showcased by J.R. Courtenay (powders for rotational moulding) and Bayshore Industrial (highly filled concentrates and low filled compounds for resin producer and converter markets as polyolefin-based additives). Colour Image Plastic Compounds is yet another supplier of specialty compounds to make the trip to ASEANPLAS. On show will be colour and engineering thermoplastic compounds incorporating such fillers as glass, carbon and aramid fibers, PTFE and silicone.

Other leading materials suppliers at ASEANPLAS are Dow Chemical, Jungbunzlauer (plasticizers based on citric acid), RTP Company, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Sasol Olefins & Surfactants (alumina monohydrate), Sumitomo Chemical Asia, The Polyolefin Company, and Toray Plastics (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd. (ABS resins).

In equipment developments at ASEANPLAS, ShapeGrabber has signed a distribution agreement with exhibitor Optical Gaging (S) Pte. Ltd, (OGS) to market its industrial 3D inspection systems to several countries in Southeast Asia. ShapeGrabber designs, manufactures and markets industrial 3D inspection systems that are ideal for measuring complex shapes such as injection molded plastics and castings that are otherwise too time consuming, costly, or difficult to measure.

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