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JEC Europe 2014: Dow to showcase composite system developments

Monday, February 17th, 2014 | Permalink

A combination of Dow’s epoxy and polyurethane chemistry and carbon fiber and derivatives technology at its joint venture DowAksa  ( (Istanbul, Turkey)  reportedly enable efficient fabrication of stronger, lightweight and more durable composites. To find out more, visit stand K 19/25, hall 7.3 at the JEC Europe 2014 Composites Exhibition in Paris, March 11-13. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  carbon composite epoxy matrix automotive polyurethane filament winding pressure vessels wind turbines read more

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Recycled plastic bags used to rebuild boardwalks damaged by Hurricane Sandy

Monday, March 11th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites A plastic bag ban took effect in Austin, TX on March 1, which was welcomed with a lawsuit by the Texas Retailers Association saying that the ban violates state law. Portland, ME is looking for ways to reduce plastic bags, whether it’s a ban or a fee. read more

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Polycarbonate glazing makes for light vehicle

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 | Permalink

At the Geneva Motor Show 7 to 17 March 2013, Volkswagen plans to present its XL1 plug-in hybrid vehicle with some of the world’s most innovative automotive lightweighting solutions, including polycarbonate (PC) side windows with Exatec plasma coating technology from Sabic . Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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PET foam offers lightweighting options

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 | Permalink

At the upcoming JEC Composites Show in Paris (March 12-14), BASF (Ludwigshafen, Germany) will introduce for the first time a structural foam based on PET (polyethylene terephthalate). The new material, with the trade name Kerdyn, offers lightweighting opportunities in a variety of market segments, including automotive. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – February 2013 Keywords:  BASF PET foam Kerdyn read more

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