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PC Automotive Glazing Gains Momentum with Launch of Fiat’s 500L MPV Using SABIC’s LEXAN Resin in Rear Fixed Side Windows
SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business is marking continued progress in the adoption of its polycarbonate (PC) glazing materials for automotive window applications with Fiat’s new 500L multi-purpose vehicle (MPV), which features rear fixed side windows molded from SABIC’s clear LEXAN GLX resin and black CYCOLOY resin.
Outdoor clothing can be made waterproof and highly breathable with ultrathin membranes made from Arnitel VT from DSM. Arnitel VT is a very flexible thermoplastic elastomer that, when made into membranes just a few microns thick, is 100% waterproof but also highly breathable and comfortable. The material contains no PFCs and is 100% recyclable.
SABIC's Tough LNP FARADEX Compound Helps Biomarine Enhance Safety and Durability of its BioPak240R Revolution Rebreather
Novel photovoltaic installation system for a flat-roof mount made of BASF engineering plastic
SABIC’s 3D-Formed LEXAN™ Sheet Increases Visibility, Safety, Comfort and Performance of Rottne Forestry Vehicle Glazing
Operators of logging equipment require exceptional visibility and protection against debris or large objects that may enter their cabin and cause serious injury in forest environments, such as tree limbs and other machinery parts. So when Rottne Industry AB needed a high-performance glazing material for the windshields and windows of its harvesters and forwarders, it turned to SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business for support.
DSM’s high performance Arnite A PET compound chosen by Magna for next-generation auto mirror actuators
One of the world’s leading suppliers of automotive micro-actuator systems for various kinds of adjustments has chosen Arnite A, a high performance compound based on polyethylene terephthalate from DSM for use in its latest generation of exterior mirror adjustment units. The material outperformed several rivals in a series of qualification tests.
Songwon Additive Technologies AG and Polysys Industries announce the location of their Middle East plant
Songwon Additive Technologies AG and Polysys Industries announced that they will establish a new company Polysys Additive Technologies ME, which will build an OPS (One Pack Systems) manufacturing plant in Kizad (Khalifa Industrial City of Abu Dhabi), Abu Dhabi. This follows the announcement of the establishment of Songwon Additive Technologies AG, a Joint Venture between Songwon Industrial Group, Pan Gulf Holding Company of Saudi Arabia and Polysys Industries of Abu Dhabi, for the manufacture and sale of Songnox OPS.
Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd. and Tangshan Baifu Chemical Co. Ltd. have formalized their joint venture relationship. The new company is called Songwon Baifu Chemicals (Tangshan) Co., Ltd. and has commenced its operations on July 1, 2012. With a production capacity of 8.000 metric tons of thioester antioxidants, and the required key intermediate capacity Songwon Baifu Chemicals (Tangshan) Co., Ltd. is now fully integrated into Songwon’s global operational processes.
SABIC Helps Chrysler Group LLC Reinvent Dodge Dart with Stylish Interior Illumination Surrounding Unique Floating Island Bezel
Ambient lighting is a growing trend in automotive interior design, enhancing consumer appeal. So when Chrysler Group LLC designed the 2013 Dodge Dart compact for young, style-conscious car buyers, the automaker turned to SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business to help create stylish interior lighting at an affordable cost.
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation Selects SABIC NORYL GTX Resin for 2013 Outlander Sport and Industry-First 2-Cavity Injection Molded Fenders
SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business announced that Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has chosen SABIC’s next-generation NORYL GTX 989 resin for the front fenders of its 2013 Outlander Sport crossover. The vehicle’s fenders are the first to be produced using 2-cavity injection molding with NORYL GTX resin, allowing MMC to cut cycle times in half and reduce tooling costs. Other major benefits of the SABIC material include weight savings vs. steel for fuel economy gains and sustainability benefits and flexibility to design the first North American fenders with integrated pedestrian head impact absorption brackets. MMC’s adoption of NORYL GTX 989 resin to mass produce the fenders demonstrates the increasing value of NORYL and NORYL GTX resin technology to the automotive industry and its importance to customers as a solution to address diverse manufacturing and sustainability needs.