Polymers


Ascend introduces HiDura long-chain polyamides

Ascend introduces HiDura™ long-chain polyamides.
(Photo: Ascend Performance Materials, APMPR049)Ascend Performance Materials has launched several new grades of its HiDura long-chain polyamides for engineered plastics, monofilaments and cable ties. HiDura polyamide 610 and 612 are designed to provide exceptional dimensional stability and long life with enhanced resistance to chemicals, impact and abrasion.

SANITIZED e IMCD Brasil, Excelência e valor nas especialidades químicas na Industria de Polímeros

Michael Lüthi, Head Business Unit polymers da SANITIZED AG.SANITIZED e IMCD Brasil, dois especialistas em seus respectivos campos, com uma visão compartilhada de valores, unem suas forças. Ambas as empresas comprometidas com um serviço de excelência para a indústria de polímeros, que começa com a concepção de produtos de valor agregado e seu uso otimizado. Esta colaboração com a SANITIZED se encaixa muito bem no portfólio de distribução de especialidades da IMCD Brasil, já que as duas empresas estão focadas na criação de soluções inovadoras e específicas para o cliente.

FERRO-PLAST and SANITIZED AG: New strategic sales partnership for the Sanitized® antimicrobial polymer additives in Italy

Rodolfo Di Nardo, Managing Director FERRO-PLAST S.r.l.
(Photo: SANITIZED AG, PR033) SANITIZED customers in the polymer industry in Italy will profit from FERRO-PLAST’s expertise and established sales network. The Sanitized® antimicrobial additives for hygiene function and material protection for polymers will be marketed in Italy by our new sales partner.

THERMEC S: DOMO Chemicals launches sintered carbon replacement for submersible pumps

THERMEC™ S: DOMO Chemicals launches sintered carbon replacement for submersible pumps. 
(Photo: istock.com/artas)DOMO Chemicals has expanded its THERMEC range of enhanced polymers, with the introduction of a new solution for the replacement of sintered carbon in submersible pump thrust bearings applications. THERMEC S is a glass and mineral filled, lubricated polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) based material that offers outstanding abrasion and wear resistance properties to improve tool life. The product is not only cost-effective, but also offers excellent performance benefits, when compared to sintered carbon. Due to its excellent processability, THERMEC S is suitable for both injection moulding and extrusion applications.

CHEMLOGIS and SANITIZED AG: New strategic sales partnership for the Sanitized® antimicrobial polymer additives in Mexico

CHEMLOGIS’s CEO Ing. León Freiman K. 
(Photo: SANITIZED AG, PR032) SANITIZED customers in the polymer industry in Mexico will profit from CHEMLOGIS’s expertise and established sales network. The Sanitized® antimicrobial additives for hygiene function and material protection for polymers will be marketed in Mexico by our new sales partner.

“Smart Factory” for Technical Foam Solutions

At the company’s Duderstadt site in Germany, FoamPartner brought on line an 8,500 square meter Converting Center, which was designed as a highly digitalized and automated ‘Smart Factory’ to set new standards in the manufacturing of foam components. 
Photos: Building view, robotized foil packaging area, storage zone for foam blocks (ready for further processing), high-precision thermal press, tailored microphone windshield manufacturing cell. (Photos: FoamPartner)
The new FoamPartner Converting Center GmbH complements the existing expertise of the FoamPartner Group to provide a vertically integrated value chain from foam production to customized precision components.

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