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PEEK helps spinal implant better mimic bone

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 | Permalink

A modulus of elasticity that is very close to that of bone and allows better load transer was a deciding factor in choosing polyetheretherketone (PEEK) resin for a newly approved transfer cervical fusion cage implant. Sintea Plustek S.r.l. ‘s (Milan) new DOMINO cervical fusion cage implant is made from Solvay Specialty Polymers Zeniva PEEK resin and has earned the CE mark, which enables it to be sold throughout the European market. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – August 2013 Keywords:  Solvay Advanced Polymers Zeniva PEEK polyetheretherketone spinal fusion implant read more

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Rapid RTM process receives kudos

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 | Permalink

A fast-cycle molding system for composite parts made using carbon fiber reinforced epoxy resin has been recognized as an innovative process by the Innovative and Technological Services Group of Confindustria, an organisation representing more than 148,000 Italian manufacturing and services companies. The system was developed by R&D Centre of Afros (Caronno Pertusella), part of the Cannon Group (Peschiera Borromeo, Italy). Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  epoxy composite carbon fiber automotive Cannon Afros read more

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Chinaplas 2013: Low-cost shale gas gives North American polyamide ascendency in global markets

Thursday, May 30th, 2013 | Permalink

The benefits of the shale gas boom in North America have filtered down to polyamide (PA) 66 producer Ascend Performance Materials (Houston, TX). Low cost propylene derived from shale gas is now being used by the supplier to manufacture the key adiponitrile (AND) precursor, and then PA in an integrated manner, meaning it is cheaper to ship resin from North America to markets such as China than it is to ship the intermediates. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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UPDATED; Chinaplas2013: Invista secures site for China polyamide 6,6 plant

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 | Permalink

  Leading polyamide supplier Invista (Wichita, KS) has signed a Land Reservation Agreement with the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Development Company for a polyamide 6,6 resin site at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP). Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – May 2013 Keywords:  Invista polyamide 6,6 Chinaplas Shanghai Chemical Industry Park read more

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Chinaplas 2013: KraussMaffei’s China production base gathers momentum

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 | Permalink

Since start-up of production of injection molding machinery in the first quarter of this year, Shanghai KraussMaffei Machinery has shipped a total of 36 MX series hydraulic injection molding machines from its plant in Haiyan (Zhejiang Province). The 15,000-square meter facility is the company’s second manufacturing operation in China, joining an adjacent plant of similar size that has been manufacturing extrusion machinery, resin transfer molding (RTM) machinery, and seat cushion lines for the past several years. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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