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RTP producing very long fiber compounds in Mexico: enhanced solutions for automotive and consumer goods sectors

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 | Permalink

RTP Company (Winona, MN) has installed a new pultrusion line at its facility in Monterrey, Mexico and is now producing very long fiber (VLF) compounds.  This newest VLF manufacturing location in North America will support regional demand while providing a consistent supply near the company’s customers operating in Mexico, Brazil, and other South and Central American countries.  Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Materials and Additives Automotive Lightweighting read more

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China biggest robot market in 2013

Monday, June 16th, 2014 | Permalink

In 2013, about 179,000 industrial robots were sold worldwide, representing an all-time high and 12 percent growth over 2012. And China, faced with skyrocketing labor costs, overtook Japan to become the world’s largest market, with almost 37,000 industrial robots were sold. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Chinaplas: Copolymer POM grades target high load gear applications

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 | Permalink

Shanghai, China-High load gear applications have traditionally turned to homopolymer grades of polyacetal (POM) resin. The latest copolymer offerings from Celanese (Dallas, TX), however, are said to offer sufficient mechanical properties for use in such applications. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Anti-counterfeiting techologies tackle fake resins

Thursday, March 6th, 2014 | Permalink

The recent debacle at Aston Martin that saw counterfeit DuPont polyamide material used in a critical component highlights the need for processors to ensure their material are legit. Technology from Celanese Corporation  (Dallas, TX) is one means of making sure resins are indeed those that have been specified. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Hydrolysis-resistant polyester resin homes in on auto electrics

Monday, December 30th, 2013 | Permalink

Presentation by Dr. Peter Eibeck, Business Development E/E, Engineering Plastics Europe, BASF SE The challenges for materials in the automotive drive technology include amongst others high temperatures, moisture and vibrations. In order to be able to withstand such an environment over the service life of a car, the plastics used often have to be specially formulated. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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