Monthly Archives: April 2013

Arkema launches new bio-based PA10.10 Rilsan T

Arkema launches new bio-based PA10.10 Rilsan T

French chemicals supplier Arkema has launched the Rilsan T, a new range of bio-based polyamide (PA) 10.10 which is derived from castor oil.The company says the new grade benefited from the acquisition of two Chinese companies, Casda in 2012, a leading provider of sebacic acid derived from castor oil, and Hipro Polymers, which produces PARead More

More than 400 brands to showcase at MEDTEC China 2013 in Shanghai

More than 400 brands to showcase at MEDTEC China 2013 in Shanghai

MEDTEC China 2013, an exhibition of Design and Manufacturing Technology for Medical Device Manufacturers in China organized by UBM Canon, will be held at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center from September 25-26. A record of 220 direct exhibitors representing more than 400 brands will showcase their latest technology development and products in theRead More

Ferromatik Milacron demonstrates production of adhesive-free disposable syringes

Ferromatik Milacron demonstrates production of adhesive-free disposable syringes

Ferromatik Milacron will demonstrate the production of adhesive-free disposable syringes with its Elektron all-electric injection molding machine at the forthcoming Plastpol 2013.”Following the introduction of the redesigned Elektron series at Fakuma in October 2012, and our successful roadshow through Europe at the start of this year, we’re bringing the new Elektron to Poland for theRead More

Carbon fiber flywheel KERS system saves fuel by up to 25%, says Volvo

Carbon fiber flywheel KERS system saves fuel by up to 25%, says Volvo

The Volvo Car Group has completed extensive testing of kinetic flywheel technology on public roads, which is said to reduce fuel consumption by up to 25%.”The testing of this complete experimental system for kinetic energy recovery was carried out during 2012. The results show that this technology combined with a four-cylinder turbo engine has theRead More

Isra brings complete product portfolio to the show

Isra brings complete product portfolio to the show

At CHINAPLAS, Isra Vision is going to present its complete product portfolio, including 100% optical in-line inspection solutions for all substrates and materials with a complete data and process management system. According to the company, the SMASH surface inspection systems are used in all process steps. They securely detect problems with substrates during extrusion orRead More

Global propylene prices inch up on supply issues, firmer energy costs

Global propylene prices inch up on supply issues, firmer energy costs

Spot propylene markets followed a steady to firmer trend over the week in major markets including Europe, Asia and the US as per the pricing service of ChemOrbis. The main driver behind the stronger path on a global scale was deemed as several supply constraints on planned or unexpected outages at regional crackers. Plus, crudeRead More

Delcam to show electrode solution at Amerimold

Delcam to show electrode solution at Amerimold

Delcam will demonstrate its completely integrated solution for the design, machining and inspection of electrodes at the Amerimold exhibition to be held in Rosemont, Illinois, on 12th and 13th June. The complete solution combines Delcam’s PowerSHAPE CAD software, PowerMILL CAM system and PowerINSPECT inspection software to enable electrodes to be produced more efficiently and toRead More

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