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Nano-acrylic-elastomer combination delivers clear vision in motorcycle racing

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 | Permalink

Round seven of the 2014 World Superbike Championship took place at Misano in Italy June 22, where Tom Sykes notched his third double victory of the 2014 World Superbike Championship series. The British world champion 2013 from the Kawasaki official team rode his superbike Kawasaki ZX-10R equipped with a new windshield made of ShieldUp PMMA (polymethylmethacrylate) sheet from Altuglas . Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Materials and Additives Extrusion 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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Japanese firm commits to second compounding operation in North America; Alabama attracts $30 million investment

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 | Permalink

Japan’s Asahi Kasei Chemicals (Tokyo) has finalized a decision to construct a 30,000 tonnes/year plant for plastic compounds in Athens, Alabama, as the second plant of its US subsidiary Asahi Kasei Plastics North America, Inc. (APNA, Fowlerville, MI). The facility is expected to start up in early 2016 and compound the company’s Thermylene polypropylene (PP), Leona polyamide (PA) 66 products, among others. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Renault-Nissan, Borealis, Borouge team up to develop common PP compounds for modular platforms

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 | Permalink

The Renault-Nissan Alliance is working closely with resin supplier Borealis (Vienna, Austria) and its sister company Borouge (Singapore) to develop a new range of polypropylene (PP) materials that meet the designated “Alliance Specifications” (AS). These specifications have been defined in accordance with the Renault-Nissan product portfolio strategy with the aim to apply them globally on all new cars. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Low VOC emission standards for vehicle interiors propel polyacetal development

Monday, May 19th, 2014 | Permalink

Automakers want to reduce that characteristic odor new car buyers may love. And one way of achieving this is employing grades of resin that emit less volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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