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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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Pregis unveils black bubble air cushioning with recycled content for protective packaging

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 | Permalink

Pregis Corp. has commercialized what it calls a protective packaging first: black bubble air cushioning with up to 40% recycled content.   The Astro-Bubble Renew is available in coextrusion (low-density polyethylene/nylon) and monolayer (linear-low density polyethylene) structures with bubble sizes consisting of very small, small, medium and large. Bubble diameters range from 1/8- to ½-inch. Recycled content is 40% for the coex version and 25% for monolayer. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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PAEK-sheathed lithium battery trumps NiCad in the OR

Friday, May 31st, 2013 | Permalink

Despite their high cost, lithium batteries are becoming more prolific because of their high charge density. Their use is growing in medical devices because they can be immediately autoclaved with other instruments in a single tray, unlike standard nickel-cadmium rechargeable batteries. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  lithium battery PAEK Solvay read more

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Nampak Plastics looks to lightweight the milk industry

Thursday, February 21st, 2013 | Permalink

Nampak Plastics , a UK producer of plastic milk bottles, says it has created the world’s lightest four-pint high density polyethylene (HDPE) bottle. The bottle, which comes in a 32g four-pint, represents a 20% material savings on the standard four-pint version found in most supermarkets today, which weigh about 40g, according to Nampak. This lightweight bottle is currently undergoing trials with a number of Nampak’s customers. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastics packaging HDPE milk lightweighting bottles read more

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