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New TPE compounds for premium lifestyle products

KRAIBURG TPE has extended its portfolio of THERMOLAST® K Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) with a range of compounds designed to deliver velvety satin surfaces, superior adhesion in two-component applications with polar thermoplastics, and outstanding mechanical performance properties. The new materials offer high scratch and abrasion resistance, good chemical compatibility and UV-stability as well as easy processing at high injection rates. Amongst others, they address particular needs of premium lifestyle products.
(Photo © 2017 KRAIBURG TPE)KRAIBURG TPE has extended its portfolio of THERMOLAST® K Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) with a range of compounds designed to deliver velvety, satin-smooth surfaces, superior adhesion in two-component applications with polar thermoplastics and outstanding mechanical performance properties. The new materials offer high scratch and abrasion resistance, good chemical compatibility and UV-stability as well as easy processing at high injection rates. Addressing the particular needs of premium lifestyle products, they made their debut at CHINAPLAS 2017.

TE Connectivity Introduces Corcom IEC Inlet RFI Filters for Medical Equipment

TE Connectivity introduces Corcom IEC inlet RFI filters for medical equipment. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR117)
HARRISBURG, PA., USA – May 18, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has introduced the Corcom IEC inlet RFI filter IH series to suppress electromagnetic interference (EMI) conducted in equipment used in medical environments requiring C18 ungrounded inlets. These inlet RFI filters are also suitable for use in laboratory, test and measurement equipment.

ELIX Polymers launches new food-contact grade

ELIX Polymers launches new food-contact grade. 
(Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR017)Tarragona, November 29, 2016 – ELIX Polymers has launched a new ABS grade for use in products that come into contact with food and which also require extra toughness and resistance to high temperatures. Target applications include kitchenware, products for preparation and storage of food, and also toys. The new M545TF grade will enhance the company’s Healthcare portfolio, which already includes grades for medical devices, cosmetics, food contact applications and toys.

Trade show visitors embrace and endorse ELIX Polymers’ solutions at K 2016

Trade show visitors embrace and endorse ELIX Polymers’ solutions at K 2016. (Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR018)Tarragona, November 3, 2016 – ELIX Polymers, a main player in the manufacture and sale of ABS resins and by-products, has pronounced as a complete success its participation in the K-show (K 2016) in Düsseldorf, Germany, considered to be the plastics industry’s key trade fair.

Sanitized® AM 23-24 effective against Zika virus-transmitting mosquito

Sanitized® AM 23-24 effective against Zika virus-transmitting mosquito. (Photos: SANITIZED AG, PR015)2 March 2016, Burgdorf, Switzerland: According to the WHO’s urgent recommendation, protective measures against the Zika virus should be taken to safeguard the population. Vector-repellent textiles can make an active contribution towards such protection. SANITIZED AG, the specialist in antimicrobial treatments for textiles and plastics, has developed Sanitized® AM 23-24, a tested and wash-resistant textile finishing technology, working closely with Archroma, a global leader in dyes and specialty chemicals and expert in textile applications. Military personnel has successfully applied this technology as protection against vectors such as Aedes aegypti, the mosquito which transmits diseases such as malaria, dengue fever or the yellow fever.

DSM showcases latest automotive and mobile phone applications for its engineering plastics at PlastIndia 2015

The latest version of Stanyl Diablo polyamide 46 is able to withstand a continuous use temperature of 230°C, while the new Akulon Diablo withstands a 220°C continuous-use temperature.
(Photo: DSM Engineering Plastics: DSMPR445)Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Material Sciences company, will feature numerous new applications in automotive, mobile electronics and electrical equipment that incorporate its engineering plastics for high performance, low weight, and improved sustainability at PlastIndia 2015 (5th to 10th February, Gandhinagar, Gujarat). It will also shine the spotlight on some of its most recently introduced new materials. DSM is on stand 14R-D4.

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