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Metal-less film exhibits chrome effect

Thursday, June 6th, 2013 | Permalink

A metallic luster film containing no metal whatsoever is making inroads in the automotive sector, replacing solutions based on plating, coating and metal vapor deposition. P!CASUS film from Toray Industries (Tokyo) is a conductive PET-based film of thickness 100-145 micrometers comprising several hundred individual lamellar layers or more formed during the extrusion process with precise control of layer thickness. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Metal-less film exhibits chrome effect

Metal-free film exhibits chrome effect

Thursday, June 6th, 2013 | Permalink

A metallic luster film containing no metal whatsoever is making inroads in the automotive sector, replacing solutions based on plating, coating and metal vapor deposition. P!CASUS film from Toray Industries (Tokyo) is a conductive PET-based film of thickness 100-145 micrometers comprising several hundred individual lamellar layers or more formed during the extrusion process with precise control of layer thickness. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – June 2013 Keywords:  P!CASUS film Toray Industries PET film read more

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Toray Plastics develops new BOPP film for packaging applications

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 | Permalink

Toray Plastics recently launched its Torayfan MWX6 metallized white cavitated biaxially-oriented polypropylene film, targeting gas-flushed packaging applications. The new Torayfan MWX6 metallized white BOPP film is designed with a proprietary, “ultra-barrier” layer on one side for “superior moisture-barrier and excellent oxygen-barrier functionality.” Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastics packaging BOPP film barrier read more

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Green Matter: First biobased polyamide film offers equal or stronger properties compared to standard PA

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 | Permalink

A new polyamide film based on DSM’s bio-based EcoPaXX has been launched by DSM and its development partner, cast-film extruder MF Folien GmbH (Kempten, Germany), with the latter “confident that orders will follow” for a film that exhibits better elongation at break and a higher melting point than standard PA film. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  DSM exopaxx polyamide film bioplastics cast film MF Folien GmbH read more

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In-mold decoration creates durable badge for Chevrolet

Monday, February 25th, 2013 | Permalink

The famous bowtie emblem of GM’s Chevrolet brand has received a makeover with the application of in-mold decoration (IMD) in the 2013 Traverse model to generate a jewel effect. Processor Eimo Technologies (Vicksburg, MI) worked with fluoropolymer-based film supplier Soliant Films (Lancaster, SC) to perfect the process. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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