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New shrink labels suitable for the recycling stream

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 | Permalink

Sealed Air has developed a new Cryovac LT-1 shrink sleeve label, calling it one of the first in the industry with a density lower than the 1g/cu cm polyethylene terephthalate (PET) recycling standard. The labels are composed of a multi-layer polymer-based film to provide 360-degree, form-fitting bottle coverage. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastics packaging news shrink labels recycling read more

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K 2013: Advanced engineering plastics offer lightweighting options in transportation sector

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013 | Permalink

Advanced engineering plastics such as polyaryletherketone (PAEK) resin offer the aerospace industry solutions for reducing weight, energy consumption and costs in very demanding applications according to supplier Victrex Polymer Solutions (Lancashire, UK). At the upcoming K Show, the company will showcase new applications and products based on its high performance polymers at Stand A23, Hall 5, in Düsseldorf, Germany. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  aerospace PAEK PEEK lightweighting automotive oil & gas high temperature plastics chemical resistance read more

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Engineering polymers fight infections in surgical clothing

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 | Permalink

One weapon in the fight against infections in hospitals is increasing use of high-end engineering plastics in surgical gowns. One of the interesting exhibits at MD&M West held in Anaheim, CA earlier this month was a life-sized anatomical human model wearing a medical gown made of fabrics supplied by SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business and developed at the company’s Polymer Processing Development Center in Pittsfield, MA. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  SABIC medical plastics GORE read more

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New polymer material could serve as anti-bacterial medical coating

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 | Permalink

The breakthrough, they believe, could lead to a significant reduction in hospital infections and medical device failures, a problem which currently costs the NHS £1billion a year. New polymer material could serve as anti …

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Biotectix hires 2, aims to grow revenue

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 | Permalink

The 5-year-old firm is developing materials for medical device implants and sensors. The conductive polymer materials and coatings are aimed at improving the medical device’s electrical performance, biocompatibility and …

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