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Dow’s Japanese XPS plants first in world to use new polymeric flame retardant

Monday, February 17th, 2014 | Permalink

Dow Building Solutions (Midland, MI) has successfully completed the conversion of its three Styrofoam extruded polystyrene (XPS) foam plants in Japan to a new polymeric flame retardant technology. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  flame retardants insulation read more

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JEC Europe 2014: Dow to showcase composite system developments

Monday, February 17th, 2014 | Permalink

A combination of Dow’s epoxy and polyurethane chemistry and carbon fiber and derivatives technology at its joint venture DowAksa  ( (Istanbul, Turkey)  reportedly enable efficient fabrication of stronger, lightweight and more durable composites. To find out more, visit stand K 19/25, hall 7.3 at the JEC Europe 2014 Composites Exhibition in Paris, March 11-13. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  carbon composite epoxy matrix automotive polyurethane filament winding pressure vessels wind turbines read more

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Web-enabled auxiliary equipment unchains plastics processors

Thursday, February 13th, 2014 | Permalink

Conair continued its rollout of Web-enabled machine controls at PLASTEC West this week. After introducing the concept last year on some of its auxiliary equipment, the company chose the 2014 event to showcase its TrueFeed gravimetric blenders that now can be accessed via Internet-connected devices. Plastics processors are now free to move about the country and beyond, says Doug Brewster, Product Manager, Conveying. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Extrusion Instruments and Controls Material Handling or Auxiliary Equipment read more

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DSM adds extrusion grade to EcoPaXX polyamide 410 polymer portfolio

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 | Permalink

DSM has added a higher viscosity extrusion grade to its portfolio of EcoPaXXpolyamide 410 for the film, fiber and monofilament markets following the polymer’s successful adoption by the market of injection molding applications. The new grade is designed to support customers who appreciate the excellent thermal stability, broad processing range and very good melt strength of EcoPaXX . Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Bio-based engineering plastic targets automotive touch panels

Monday, February 10th, 2014 | Permalink

Mitsubishi Chemical (Tokyo) has developed a new grade of high-performance, high-transparency bio-based engineering plastic dubbed Durabio that employs plant-derived isosorbide as its feedstock. Durabio reportedly features excellent optical properties and high resistance to heat and humidity. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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