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Tests confirm 100-Year+ lifetime for PVC and PE pipes

Tests confirm 100-Year+ lifetime for PVC and PE pipes

Practical experiences gathered and technical assessments carried out support that unplasticised (PVC-U), high impact polyvinyl chloride (PVC-Hi) and polyethylene (PE) buried pipes have an expected service lifetime of over 100 years.


PSE Europe 2019 focusses on polyurethane

PSE Europe 2019 focusses on polyurethane

At PSE Europe 2019, the 2nd International Exhibition for Polyurethane Solutions, held 26–28 March 2019 at the MOC in Munich, Germany, everything revolves around innovative PU applications.


Threepart sandwich, one thermoplastic, many possibilities

Threepart sandwich, one thermoplastic, many possibilities

Manufacturing sandwich structures for airplane interiors cost effectively and quickly: With the polyethersulfone Ultrason E from BASF, manufacturers of interior airplane components can now take a great step forward in achieving this goal.


DSM launches new Coating Resins website

DSM launches new Coating Resins website

Royal DSM has launched its new Coating Resins website with the aim of giving the coating industry a greater insight into the bright science and application expertise driving new levels of performance in coatings.


The first PlasticRoad bike path comes in Netherlands

The first PlasticRoad bike path comes in Netherlands

The municipality of Zwolle and the province of Overijssel have committed to the first PlasticRoad pilot project. In September the first PlasticRoad will be constructed in Zwolle and in another location in the province a few months later.


SLENTITE wins 2018 German Design Award

SLENTITE wins 2018 German Design Award

SLENTITE, the high-performance insulation material from BASF based on PU aerogel, has received the 2018 German Design Award from the Design Council.


battenfeld-cincinnati: Upgrade opens up new markets

battenfeld-cincinnati: Upgrade opens up new markets

Inoutic has just ordered a coextrusion solution from its long-standing machine supplier battenfeld-cincinnati. The profile manufacturer has decided for the third time to upgrade and extend an existing mono extrusion line and to transform it into a coextrusion line.


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