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Lanxess intensifies focus on electromobility

Lanxess intensifies focus on electromobility

Lanxess sees great application potential for its Durethan and Pocan in the New Mobility growth market. This is why the High Performance Materials business unit founded the “e-Powertrain team”.


Microbes Fully Metabolize Biodegradable Plastics

Microbes Fully Metabolize Biodegradable Plastics

Researchers at ETH Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) succeeded in an interdisciplinary study to demonstrate that soil microorganisms metabolically utilised the carbon in the PBAT polymer both for energy production and also to build up microbial biomass.


Polykemi AB at Fakuma 2017

Polykemi AB at Fakuma 2017

The worldwide producer of tailor made thermoplastics compounds will be focusing on Blends - the family of compositions with two base polymers


Focus on new forms of mobility

Focus on new forms of mobility

LANXESS at FAKUMA, October 17 – 21, 2017, will present new high-temperature-stabilized polyamides and flame-retardant thermoplastics for electric mobility.


 Smooth steering, safe control

Smooth steering, safe control

The French automotive supplier Valeo has now developed a top column module whose housing and levers are made of BASF’s engineering plastics Ultramid SI (PA) and Ultradur (PBT).


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