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Molybdenum sulfide-lubricated polyamide targets metal replacement

Thursday, August 15th, 2013 | Permalink

Applications requiring toughness, high compressive strength and lubricity such as bushings will reportedly benefit from the availability of new injection-molding grades of molybdenum-disulfide-filled polyamide 66 compounds from Clariant (Muttenz, Switzerland). Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Foaming agent cuts mass without compromising appearance

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013 | Permalink

Additives and pigments supplier Clariant (Muttenz, Switzerland) has commercialized a new series of chemical foaming agents (CFAs) that can reportedly assist automakers to cut the mass of plastic interior car parts with no adverse affecting appearance or performance. Foaming has been used in auto parts before, but earlier CFAs made it difficult to achieve the consistent, high-quality surface finish automakers and drivers demand. Consequently, applications were limited to parts that were hidden from view. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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