Clariant MEVOPUR® additive helps solve reliability issues in drug delivery devices

• Additive helps minimize shrinkage and processing variability between different plastic colors • Helps device maker maintain design tolerances and enjoy enhancing freedom of color selection • Featured at MD&M West 2016 Expo / Pharmapack Europe 2016 Muttenz, February 9, 2016 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is exhibiting at major medical/pharmaceutical trade […]

AMUT improves glass fiber extrusion line

AMUT says that it has improved its lines producing polypropylene (PP) pipes extruded with glass fibers and mineral filler (calcium carbonate or barium sulphate). The line, which has a range of diameters from 16 to 200 mm, with SDR 6–11, now incorporates a newly designed 3-layer co-extrusion head which allows a configuration A-B-A or A-B-C […]

Polymer resin insulating film returns to its original shape after stretching 2.5 times its length

Panasonic has developed a soft, flexible, and stretchable polymer resin insulating film which stretches 2.5x its length and returns to its original shape. It can be folded and adapts adapts to varying free-form surfaces, so reducing existing design constraints. For example, it enables the construction of soft and stretchable electronic devices that are adaptable to […]

New Rigid PVC for Outdoor Profiles Is Optimized For Impact Strength, Surface Finish, and Flow Properties

For Apex® RE-9218 Outdoor Extrusion-Grade PVC, Teknor Apex Provides Custom Colors, Process Development Support, and Outdoor Testing PAWTUCKET, RI, U.S.A., December 16, 2015: A new rigid PVC compound for outdoor applications provides the excellent weather- and UV-resistance of industry-established grades along with superior performance in processing and fabrication and improved surface appearance, it was announced […]