Wacker will be premiering its novel Elastosil LR 3078 product series at K 2022. These self-adhesive liquid silicone rubber grades cure extremely fast and establish a firm bond with the thermoplastic polycarbonate without the need to pretreat its surface.
Exact wall thicknesses are of particular importance in the production of rubber tubes. If the wall thickness is too thin, quality is compromised – but if the wall is too thick, more material is needed in the production process.
Continental is the first tire manufacturer to immediately launch volume production of recycled polyester yarn which is obtained from PET plastic bottles in a new process.
Newcomers showcase innovative developments and ideas for the plastics and rubber industries.
To support broader adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), SABIC is launching two new grades of Noryl resin that support demand for lighter, thinner and more crash-resistant battery modules and housings.
SABIC which delivers excellent dimensional stability under hot and humid conditions, addressing the challenge for highly demanding automotive applications.
Continental enables the use of reprocessed polyester obtained from recycled plastic bottles in its tire production as of 2022. The new sustainable polyester yarn will be obtained from PET bottles by a mechanical process and will be used in the construction of the tire carcass.
At the 2021 Movin’On Summit, Michelin is set to unveil a racing tire containing 46% sustainable materials, fitted to the GreenGT Mission H24 hydrogen-powered prototype developed for endurance racing.
Safic-Alcan is pleased to announce that it has entered into an extended distribution agreement with Orion Engineered Carbons in South Africa, effective January 1st., 2021.
The rubber bitumen plant at MOL’s Zala Site, representing an investment of around USD 10 million has been completed.
Group wants to further exploit market potential for e-mobility and battery technology.
At K 2019, the international trade show for plastics and rubber taking place in Düsseldorf from October 16 to 23, Lanxess will be showcasing new masterbatches for manufacturing reinforced rubber parts.