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Prism Plastics’ acquisition of Tech Molded Plastics called a ‘combination of equals’

Thursday, June 30th, 2016 | Permalink

June 30, 2016 Clare Goldsberry Injection Molding Prism Plastics (Chesterfield Township, MI), a high-precision plastic product company, has acquired Tech Molded Plastics Inc. (Meadville, PA), a full-service injection molding company specializing in tight-tolerance, precision molding and the manufacture of production injection molds. Prism is a… Business

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New liquid silicone rubber molding technology gives molders more process control

Monday, March 10th, 2014 | Permalink

Because it is biocompatible and withstands high temperatures, and has a number of desirable properties such as flexibility, transparency, and compatibility with thin-wall molding, liquid silicone rubber (LSR) is increasingly specified for medical applications . The material is used in catheters, tubing, and sealing caps, and the growing homecare sector will further fuel demand for the material. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  injection Molding Medical Polymers materials and additives read more

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Liquid thermoplastic resins processable with thermoset composite techniques

Monday, March 10th, 2014 | Permalink

A family of liquid thermoplastic resins can be transformed into practical parts and components using processing technologies normally associated with thermoset resins, such as resin transfer molding (RTM). Arkema , the supplier of the materials, says application has commenced on a commercial basis in 2014, where their lightweight, cost-effective and recyclable nature is being exploited. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  acrylic resin carbon fiber composite glass fiber composite recyclable read more

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Flame-retardant medical-grade TPU gains converts

Thursday, February 13th, 2014 | Permalink

Lubrizol Advanced Materials (Cleveland, OH) featured a flame-retardant medical-grade thermoplastic elastomer (TPE)—an industry first, according to the company—at MD&M West this week in Anaheim, CA. Flame retardancy is not typically among the litany of properties that medical device manufacturers demand of materials, but there is a need for it in some applications, according to Ralf Hüther, Global Medical Device Manager, LIfeScience Polymers, at Lubrizol. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Medical polymers Molding Extrusion read more

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DSM adds extrusion grade to EcoPaXX polyamide 410 polymer portfolio

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 | Permalink

DSM has added a higher viscosity extrusion grade to its portfolio of EcoPaXXpolyamide 410 for the film, fiber and monofilament markets following the polymer’s successful adoption by the market of injection molding applications. The new grade is designed to support customers who appreciate the excellent thermal stability, broad processing range and very good melt strength of EcoPaXX . Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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