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New liquid silicone rubber molding technology gives molders more process control

Monday, March 10th, 2014 | Permalink

Because it is biocompatible and withstands high temperatures, and has a number of desirable properties such as flexibility, transparency, and compatibility with thin-wall molding, liquid silicone rubber (LSR) is increasingly specified for medical applications . The material is used in catheters, tubing, and sealing caps, and the growing homecare sector will further fuel demand for the material. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  injection Molding Medical Polymers materials and additives read more

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K 2013: Calcium carbonate as a product, process, sustainability enhancer

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 | Permalink

Calcium carbonate is used to enhance mechanical properties and improve productivity in a wide variety of applications, from thin films to thicker sheets. Calcium carbonate specialist Omya will introduce two new ranges at K 2013, with both targeting the packaging sector. To read the full article, visit PlasticsToday’s K Channel site . Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – August 2013 Keywords:  Omya calcium carbonate K 2013

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Green Matter: BASF launches new injection molding and thermoforming grades of Ecovio

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 | Permalink

Two new members of BASF’s biodegradable plastics family have been introduced: a thermoformable version for food trays and the first injection-molding grade for complex and high quality packaging, including thin-wall applications. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – May 2013 Keywords:  BASF Ecovio bioplastic biodegradeable read more

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