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Solvay Launches New Recycled-Based High-Performance Polyamide for Consumer Appliances

Solvay’s new Omnix® ReCycle combines the outstanding mechanical properties of virgin semi-aromatic HPPA with better flow, lower water pickup and best-in-class surface aspect. (Photo: Solvay, PR017)Solvay, a leading global supplier of specialty polymers, has introduced a new Omnix® high-performance polyamide (HPPA) compound family based on a minimum of 33% recycled content, consisting of 70% PIR/PCR recycled resin which is highly secured and has a controlled process by the supplier. The innovative Omnix® HPPA technology follows the company’s One Planet roadmap towards continuously improving the environmental footprint and circularity of its product portfolio.

Moog extends its Electrohydrostatic Actuation Systems family with the compact version

Compact EAS – linear. 
(Photo Moog, MGPR2101)Moog Industrial Systems Segment, a division of Moog Inc., (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B), is adding a new system to the Electrohydrostatic Actuation System (EAS) product family for industrial machinery The latest model is the Compact EAS, intended for applications requiring high dynamics and power density, which use programmable cycles and demand high levels of accuracy and repeatability. Testing machines for automobile components are one target application. In metalworking, examples include metal pressing, cutting, forming, and bending. Operations involving pressing, punching and cutting other materials, including glass, ceramics, plastics, and leather, will also benefit from its high level of performance.

TE Connectivity to demonstrate its expertise and solutions meeting the challenges of the connected world at electronica 2018

TE Connectivity to demonstrate its expertise and solutions meeting the challenges of the connected world at electronica 2018. 
(Source: TE Connectivity, PR008)TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is responding to the challenges of creating a safer, sustainable, productive and connected world.

ELIX Polymers to highlight latest material innovations for key markets at Fakuma 2018

ELIX Polymers to highlight latest material innovations for key markets at Fakuma 2018. (Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR041)The next Fakuma show for the plastics processing industry is just around the corner, and materials supplier ELIX Polymers is readying its offering. Fakuma 2018 will be in Friedrichshafen, southern Germany, on October 16-20, and the speciality ABS supplier will be on Stand 5002 in Hall B5 to shine the light on its latest innovations.

ELIX Polymers selected by Gigaset for its new home alarm system

ELIX Polymers selected by Gigaset for its new home alarm system. 
(Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR037)Gigaset, one of the world's largest manufacturers of cordless (DECT) phones and the clear market leader in Europe, has chosen ELIX M201AS from ELIX Polymers, a leading manufacturer of acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) resins and derivatives, for the housings of various components in its new Gigaset Smart Home Alarm system.

TE Connectivity Introduces New Generation of Coolsplice Connectors with Extended Wire Range

CoolSplice connectors. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR110)HARRISBURG, PA., USA – January 9, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is introducing a new generation of CoolSplice connectors. This wire-to-wire insulation displacement connector (IDC) splice solution combines reliability with ease of termination. The wire size range has been extended to enable a splice of larger wires.

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