According to Ticona Engineering Polymers’ press release on February 22, Hi-Lex America Inc has developed high-precision plastic transmission shafts and gears injection molded with Ticona’s Celcon acetal copolymer (POM) and Celstran Long Fiber Reinforced Plastics (LFRT). “For several years, Hi-Lex customers have used a two-stage reduction transmission that relies on precision steel ball bearings mounted
A New York plastics manufacturer plans to open a facility in Rutherford County and create 54 jobs over the next three years. Alliance Precision Plastics will invest at least $300,000 in the facility in Spindale, about 70 miles west of Charlotte. The Rochester-based company will receive a $48,000 grant from the One North Carolina Fund
3M (St. Paul, MN) and Chesapeake Energy Corporation (Oklahoma City, OK) plan to collaborate in designing, manufacturing and marketing a broad portfolio of compressed natural gas (CNG) tanks for use in all sectors of the United States transportation market. Currently the fuel tank on a CNG vehicle is its most expensive single component. The new
DuPont’s Fusabond modifiers are being used in an award-winning closed-loop recycling process in Brazil called the Virtuous Cycle using Fusabond. Fusabond is expected to be among the polymers featured at DuPont’s booth at the upcoming National Plastics Expo in Orlando, April 1-5. In the Virtuous Cycle Project, empty agrochemical multilayer bottles in Brazil are collected
‘Meet the experts’ is the word from 18th to 21st April at the ENGEL trade fair booth at Chinaplas 2012 in the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. Five leading edge topics will be presented in Expert Corners. On top of this, three production cells demonstrate how application and industry-specific state-of-the-art technologies can improve productivity, efficiency
Spot propylene and ethylene prices have been on a firm note since the beginning of February in Europe as per the pricing service of ChemOrbis. On the contrary, costs have been on a softening trend in Northeast Asia. The main factors behind these opposite paths are different demand and supply situations in each region as
‘Loader Lift™’ for Maguire® Blenders Raises the Hopper Cover on Which Loaders Are Mounted, Increasing Productivity by Giving Easy Access to Removable Hopper Bins Maguire Products, Inc. has received a U.S. patent for a pneumatically powered system that speeds job or color changes for gravimetric blenders that have been deployed with loaders mounted atop the
Molecor is a company that offers full business support to its customers, providing them the latest technology transfer, together with the specialized product knowledge for the promotion of PVC Oriented pipes. It has recently participated in several events in conjunction with Floking Pipes, first Indian PVC-O pipe manufacturer, which works with the innovative Molecor technology.