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Kraton has announced the addition of DX405 to its portfolio for adhesives, sealants, and coatings (ASC) applications.
Huntsman has developed a new fire-retardant, halogen-free TPU that complies with current safety standards for cable jacketing materials used in the IT and consumer electronics sector.
Gateway Disc Sports, a supplier of golf discs and accessories based in St. Louis, USA, has partnered with RTP Company, Winona, MI, USA, to upgrade their Shur-Grip product line of discs.
From Elastocon TPE Technologies, Inc. comes the STK 40 and STK 60 range of TPEs that are said to overmould easily and with excellent adhesion onto PC/ABS compounds.
Styrolux was produced on an industrial scale for the first time about 30 years ago in Ludwigshafen, Germany.
Freudenberg–NOK-GP, Plymouth, MI, USA, has developed a fluorinated thermoplastic elastomer, FluoroXprene, essentially a TPV, acting in a similar fashion as Santoprene.
Kraton Polymers LLC announced a general price increase in Europe, the Middle East, and Afric (EMEA) of EUR 200.00 per tonne for its SIS and SIBS polymers across all markets and end-uses.
At Wire 2010, DuPont presented a number of speciality materials for the wire and cable industry with focus on renewably-sourced and halogen free resins:
A new series of Elexar compounds is said to provide a combination of RoHS compliance, UL-V0 flame retardance, and excellent performance over a wide range of end use conditions.
Bianor has extended its partnership with Japanese customer Makita.