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Global glut of polyethylene, polypropylene to challenge margins for producers

Friday, May 20th, 2016 | Permalink

May 20, 2016 Clare Goldsberry Materials Image courtesy Ohmega1982/ freedigitalphotos.net. A surge in new plastics chemical capacity coming from low-cost producers in North America, the Middle East and China is driving an oversupply in the global market for polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP). The glut will pressure margins for… Business

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Truck CNG system utilizes nanoparticle-enhanced matrix resin composite technology

Friday, May 15th, 2015 | Permalink

Momentum Fuel Technologies (Dallas-Fort Worth) has debuted a compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system solution for Class 6 to Class 8 trucks that features a lightweight design thanks to fiberglass composite materials Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Disney develops plush toy 3D printer

Thursday, May 14th, 2015 | Permalink

3D printing is coming to the soft toy arena with a development at Disney Research Pittsburgh. A paper presented at the Association for Computing Machinery’s CHI conference in Seoul, Korea, in April described  a new type of 3D printer that can form precise, but soft and deformable 3D objects from layers of off-the-shelf fabric. The printer fabricates soft objects and provides support for interactivity including touch sensing and wireless power. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  3D printing read more

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UHMWPE chains bring numerous benefits for load securing

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 | Permalink

Norway-based Load Solutions AS is officially launching a series of innovative lightweight synthetic chains fabricated from ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) fiber made by DSM Dyneema at the BreakBulk Europe 2015 show May 18-21 in Antwerp, Belgium. The chains bring numerous advantages, including weight savings, neither rattling nor noise when dragged or dropped, soft touch, no violent recoil, and chemical and corrosion resistance. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Acrylic used in Mack Truck’s new brand logo signage

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 | Permalink

S ign manufacturing company Allen Industries (Greensboro, NC) has employed Evonik Cyro LLC’s (Parsippany, N J ) Acrylite LED color changing acrylic sheet in the production of Mack Truck’s new brand logo.  The new design incorporates a color changing feature. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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