Thermoplastic - news on Plastech
Hexpol TPE has announced further expansion to their global capabilities with the start-up of TPE production and product development in North America.
SABIC is expanding its portfolio to include more polyolefins and engineering thermoplastics.
At K 2016 HEXPOL TPE will launch a range of new Thermoplastic Elastomer materials with enhanced haptics and touch properties.
Inflatable seat cushions with Covestro films boost comfort of aircraft seats.
Expanded elastomer, pigments and additives offering will take center stage at Huntsman stands - including new product developments.
Italian company Forestali has developed an innovative composite material for the leather goods industry using a special grade of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU).
French textile and rubber company Joubert Productions, Ambert, is for the first time putting on the market snow chains whose chain links are made entirely from plastic.
PolyOne Corporation announced it has acquired certain technologies and assets from Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc.
At MD&M West Teknor Apex will feature Apex Flexible PVC Compounds with non-DEHP Plasticizers, a Medalist TPE for Solvent Bonding, and a Rigid PVC for Connectors.
KraussMaffei has developed FiberForm, a procedure for processing fiber-reinforced plastics with a thermoplastic matrix that is ready for large series production.