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Virtual DoE of elastomer parts

Increasingly complex plastic parts, which need to meet economical as well as ecological standards, pose an enormous challenge for injection molders. Tools like the virtual DoE, featured by the Sigmasoft®Virtual Molding Technology, help rising to these challenges.

Kraiburg TPE portfolio for automotive applications expanded

Kraiburg TPE is highlighting its market-driven and customer-oriented development expertise at the 26th International Trade Fair Fakuma held from October 16 to 20, 2018 at Friedrichshafen Exhibition Center.

BASF to expand production capacity for Irganox 1010

BASF plans to increase the global production capacity for its antioxidant Irganox 1010 by 40% with production expansion projects at its sites in Jurong, Singapore, and Kaisten, Switzerland.


Arlanxeo introduces new Keltan Eco

Arlanxeo introduces its new thermoplastic vulcanisates (TPVs) that combine Keltan Eco ethylene propylene diene monomer rubber (EPDM) with green fillers, plasticizers and thermoplastics, resulting in EPDM products with up to 90% sustainable ingredients.

Innovative Therban solution with new Termonomer

Arlanxeo, a global manufacturer of synthetic elastomers, will present its new terpolymer Therban ST 3107 VP at DKT 2018 (German Rubber Conference).

Tailor-made for elastomer processing

At the German Rubber Conference DKT 2018 in Nuremberg, Germany, from July 2 to 5, ENGEL will present three applications to demonstrate its high expertise in systems solutions for elastomer processing.

New urethane systems for complex elastomeric parts

Lanxess announces new blocked products for cast elastomers. Adiprene K systems are based on leading Low Free (LF) isocyanate technology. They offer three key benefits: Improved industrial hygiene, controlled curing and excellent performance for broader range of applications.

Chemours and Safic-Alcan expand distribution agreement

Chemours International Operations SĂ rl and Safic-Alcan expand long-standing EMEA distribution agreement for Viton and Viton FreeFlow

TPEs with adhesion to EPDM

Kraiburg TPE has identified an increasing demand for TPE compounds for high-quality exterior applications and has speeded up its application-specific development of efficient TPE solutions for this industry.

KRAIBURG TPE to Exhibit at NPE 2018

KRAIBURG TPE, the global competence leader in thermoplastic elastomer compounds will be participating at NPE 2018, the National Plastics Exposition. This exhibition will be held on May 7-11, 2018 at the Orange County Convention center in Orlando, Florida.

DSM announces global price increases for high performance plastics

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, today announces that significant and continuing cost increases of main raw materials.

Kraiburg TPE strengthens its business location in Germany

Kraiburg TPE opens new extrusion line in Waldkraiburg, Germany.

TPEs for Medical and Pharmaceutical Markets

With the development of THERMOLAST M the manufacturer KRAIBURG TPE offers compounds that are approved for use in direct contact with blood and medications.

DSM sharpens focus on Additive Manufacturing

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, today announces a new approach for its additive manufacturing (AM) activities.

Silicone rubber for medical applications

At COMPAMED, the international tradeshow for the medical supplier industry, Munich-based chemical group WACKER will be showcasing its new ELASTOSIL LR 5040 line of liquid silicone rubber grades.