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Davis-Standard, LLC announced that it will promote its full range of elastomer extrusion technology during RubberTech China 2017, hall N2, stand 2A757, from 20 – 22 September 2017 in Shanghai, China. An example of this technology will be on display with the company’s Model 2000 hydraulic crosshead.

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The Lubrizol Corporation's Engineered Polymers business announced the launch of the new Pearlbond 1160L thermoplastic polyurethane grade for adhesive powders, webs and films. The product complements the company's current high-crystalline offering for adhesive films and PVC co-extrusion.

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Siltech Corporation announced that it will promote its new Silstab 2450 and Silstab 2580 silicone surfactants for HFO LBA blown foams, that offer improved polyol-side stability for rigid foams, at the 2017 Polyurethanes Technical Conference of the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI).

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An new material development has been announced by Kraiburg TPE –  a new TPE series with outstanding adhesion to EPDM. The company will present this new series at the upcoming Fakuma in Friedrichshafen.

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Interior of Asahi Kasei’s concept car AKXY

Asahi Kasei and GLM Co., Ltd., an electric vehicle manufacturer, have completed a jointly developed concept car called AKXY showcasing a wide array of automotive-related materials and technologies from various Asahi Kasei businesses, focused on contribution to safety, comfort, and the environment.

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The gentle touch mixing and processing technology from Lindor Products uses a rotating vessel to enable gravity to gently mix powders and granulates and to expose these to other applications like heat treatment and soaking in liquid agents. Amongst others, an Italian producer of thermoplastic polyurethanes and polyesters uses the gentle touch technology to homogenise the pellets and to add a liquid crosslinking agent. Product integrity and pure processing without product degradation lead to important performance improvements of the polymers.

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New Skarvan trekking shoes launched by Vaude (Source: Vaude)

Reverdia’s Biosuccinium has been used in the production of bio-based materials for Vaude’s new Skarvan range. As part of the redesigned Summer 2018 Shoe Collection, they offer consumers a sustainable choice of trekking shoes and were unveiled at the OutDoor 2017 show in Friedrichshafen, Germany.

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BASF announced that it has improved the process for manufacturing its polyether polyol Lupranol, so that car components which are made of the company's polyurethane systems emit an average of 20 % less aldehyde.

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The Yiyang Rubber & Plastics Machinery Group Co. announced that its 3.2 m x 16 m super flat-panel vulcanising machine – the biggest of its kind in China – has produced a steel cord conveyor belt that is 104 m long, 2.8 m wide and 42 mm thick at Baotong Science and Technology Co., Ltd. in Wuxi, China.

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The Dyneon GmbH, a subsidiary of 3M Deutschland GmbH, announced that it is investing in research on additive manufacturing of fluoropolymer components with the purchase of a new 3D laboratory printer at its Burgkirchen site.

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The Michelin X Tweel Turf eliminates flats and is nearly maintenance free.

Deere & Company announced that the airless radial tyre Michelin X Tweel Turf is now available for standalone purchase at John Deere dealers.

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