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No shock: TPU innovation is far from static

Friday, September 27th, 2013 | Permalink

A new antistatic additive for the plastics industry By Anja Oltmanns, Head of Sales and Technical Service Compounds, Antistatics, Nonwovens, BASF Polyurethanes GmbH   Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  antistatic TPU read more

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Brand new prototyping line boosts biocomposites

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 | Permalink

BASF is gearing up a plant in its R&D center in Wyandotte, MI  to demonstrate the technical and economic advantages of an innovative biocomposite process. A web of  woven kenaf fiber was impregnated with foamed water-based Acrodur acrylic latex binder resin and then immediately run through a radio-frequency dryer in a tour of the new line today for Tier One and Tier Two engineers.  The tour was the opening event in the 13th annual Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition being held this year at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  BASF Biocomposite read more

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Personal water craft gets buoyancy lift with expandable interpolymer

Thursday, August 8th, 2013 | Permalink

An expandable polystyrene/polyethylene (PS/PE) interpolymer from BASF (Ludwigshafen, Germany) has helped a personal water craft (PWC or jetski) manufactured by Yamaha Motor fulfill the requirements on light weight and buoyancy according to ISO 13590 The E-por particle foam from BASF is installed in the front and side spaces of the body of the WaveRunner VX700S model by the Japanese manufacturer where it ensures the buoyancy of the PWC due to its low density. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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New software tool for composite design

Friday, August 2nd, 2013 | Permalink

Designers employing composite solutions cite the inability to predict composite performance: failure mode in particular; as handicap going forward. Thankfully increasingly accurate simulations tools are becoming available such as BASF’s (Leverkusen, Germany) Ultrasim package and HyperSizer from Collier Research Corporation (Newport News, VA). Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastic simulation software read more

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BASF establishes development platform for composites

Monday, July 8th, 2013 | Permalink

Starting in October 2013, BASF will offer its customers a product and service package under the name Ultracom that encompasses thermoplastic laminates and tapes combined with compounds for overmolding as well as a comprehensive engineering support component. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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