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Flame-retardant medical-grade TPU gains converts

Thursday, February 13th, 2014 | Permalink

Lubrizol Advanced Materials (Cleveland, OH) featured a flame-retardant medical-grade thermoplastic elastomer (TPE)—an industry first, according to the company—at MD&M West this week in Anaheim, CA. Flame retardancy is not typically among the litany of properties that medical device manufacturers demand of materials, but there is a need for it in some applications, according to Ralf Hüther, Global Medical Device Manager, LIfeScience Polymers, at Lubrizol. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Medical polymers Molding Extrusion 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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Glass roving optimized for acrylic composites

Monday, April 29th, 2013 | Permalink

A new glass roving specifically designed and formulated for acrylic resins allows for the manufacture and production of glass reinforced PMMA (polymethyl methacrylate) thermoplastic composites. From 3B-the fibreglass company (Battice, Belgium), the roving employs E-CR glass, which is an alumino-lime silicate with less than one weight-percent of alkali oxides that exhibits high acid resistance. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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