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UHMWPE fiber furnishes fragment protection in personnel carrier

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 | Permalink

UHMWPE fiber furnishes fragment protection in personnel carrier Fiber made from ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) fiber has been employed as a ballistic material in a amphibious armored personnel vehicle produced in Turkey. The fiber is used in the form of a tape made from Dyneema UHMWPE supplied by DSM Dyneema (Urmond, The Netherlands). Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Plastic ‘bottle’ solution to plastic bottles

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 | Permalink

The Anti-Bottle is a foldable, rollable, reusable plastic water bottle intended to address the concerns raised by traditional plastic bottles. An inner layer of polyethylene is bonded to two nylon layers to create a container that stands when full, can be tucked away when empty, and run through the dishwasher when needed. Besides being reusable, the Anti-Bottle is BPA- and phthalate-free, and said to be environmentally conscious by using less energy to manufacture and transport due to its reduced bulk. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – April 2013 Keywords:  Kraiburg TPE thermoplastic elastomers read more

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Battle of the bottle: Opposing sides talk bottled water views

Monday, April 22nd, 2013 | Permalink

You already know that talk of politics or religion brings about spirited and emotional debates. Would you be surprised to know that bottled water has a similar effect? Yes, the package, typically made out of polyethylene terephthalate (PET), has received quite a bit of attention in recent years, both positive and negative.  Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  bottled water packaging plastics PET read more

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PET foam offers light weighing options

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 | Permalink

At the upcoming JEC Composites Show in Paris being held from 12 to 14 March 2013, 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 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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