Posts Tagged polypropylene

Both material and machine providers join forces on clear PP product

Monday, September 16th, 2013 | Permalink

At  K 2013  (Oct. 16-23; Dusseldorf, Germany), Kiefel, SML, Braskem and Milliken will combine both machine and material capabilities for a clear polypropylene product. Transparent, deep-draw cups produced live by Kiefel will let visitors see the high clarity and performance that can be achieved with Braskem’s Inspire 224 PP containing Milliken’s clarifying agent, Millad NXTM 8000, according to a news release. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastics packaging K 2013 PP read more

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K 2013: Three plastics + one filter = new production method for filter modules

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013 | Permalink

Three different resins and a filter come together in one machine at K in a process Engel believes could revolutionize filter system manufacturing in medical initially and fuel systems down the road.  ABS and a TPE component will be injection molded in a single step on a e-victory 310H/80W/50V 160 combi three-component press, while the filter is mounted and joined by a polypropylene overmolding.  Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – July 2013 Keywords:  Engel K 2013 overmolding multimaterial molding read more

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Italian firm investing in US compounding facility

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 | Permalink

The SO.F.TER. Group (Forlì, Italy), one of the world’s largest independent compounders, is constructing a new compounding facility in the United States dedicated to the production, development and sale of plastic compounds based on polyamide, polypropylene, thermoplastic elastomers as well as other advanced plastics. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Chinapas 2013: Songwon speaks on auto, China market, and business focus

Friday, May 31st, 2013 | Permalink

Polypropylene (PP) is a key material in the quest to lightweight automobiles but it needs to be properly stabilized . Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Chinaplas 2013: More opportunities for auto grade PP; under-the-hood and structural

Thursday, May 30th, 2013 | Permalink

Chinese automakers have traditionally been a step behind European marques when it comes to polypropylene (PP) usage, employing an average of 45-55 kg per vehicles compared with 60-65 kg for a VW vehicles made in China. This is primarily due to smaller vehicles sizes but even in larger Chinese vehicles, there is limited application in structural components. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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