Posts Tagged plastics & additives

Denver knows how to recycle foam foodservice packaging. Maybe it can teach NYC?

Friday, May 15th, 2015 | Permalink

All Sites Earlier this week, PlasticsToday ran an article about a lawsuit filed by a broad coalition of recyclers, foam foodservice manufacturers, restaurant owners and the Restaurant Action Alliance NYC against New York City’s illegal ban of expanded polystyrene foam (EPS) foodservice products. read more

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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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Truck CNG system utilizes nanoparticle-enhanced matrix resin composite technology

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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The case for metal replacement in medical devices

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 | Permalink

Lightweighting, cost reduction and user safety are among the reasons that plastics increasingly are becoming the material of choice for medical devices, reports Ann R. Thryft, Senior Technical Editor, Materials & Assembly, at sister brand DesignNews . Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Medical Polymers Injection Molding read more

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