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09. October 2008

New TPEs from RTP

The TPE Division of compounder RTP Company, Winona, MN, USA, has introduced a new series of bondable thermoplastic elastomer compounds, the RTP 6042 series.

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08. October 2008

“White“ Keltan

DSM Elastomers, Sittard, The Netherlands, has introduced a new range of Keltan EPDM grades, produced with colourless paraffinic oil, instead of yellow paraffinic oil.

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02. October 2008

Low-GWP blowing agent

Honeywell has launched HFO-1234ze, a new low-global-warming-potential (GWP) blowing agent for one-component foam and aerosol applications, in Europe.

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From Chemtura Corporation comes a new two-component urethane system, marketed under the brand name Adiprene Duracast. The company says that it enables customers to pour parts of all sizes, including some of the largest, most intricate parts ever - all with greater ease, toughness and durability than ever before possible.

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Graco has announced the launch of a new device, the Fusion gun with ClearShot Technology.

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The European Soccer Championship just recently over, together with the World Soccer Championship back in 2006, has fired the ambition of many young fans to one day play as professionals themselves on the field. To provide junior soccer players all over Germany with ideal conditions for the necessary training, the German Football Association (DFB) is investing EUR 25 million in the construction of 1,000 miniature playing fields.

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Solutia Inc. announced that its Saflex photovoltaic business is providing PVB interlayer and technical expertise in encapsulation technology to several companies that are producing the world's largest thin-film solar modules, measuring 5.7 m2.

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Kutting Ltd., a manufacturer of hoses for the offshore industry, has unveiled a new range of PEEKline hoses designed with Victrex PEEK polymer.

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Dynisco has acquired Tech Pro Inc., Cuyahoga Falls, OH, USA, a manufacturer of laboratory testing instruments for the rubber industry.

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A ecologically friendly alternative to conventional structural panels is now available from Thermo Boat.

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