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So. F. Ter Spa has launched a new range of antibacterial compounds characterised by high effectiveness and prolonged effect, according to the norm DIN EN ISO 846.

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Plasmatreat has demonstrated at Fakuma how normally incompatible components in the injection moulding process can be joined by the use of Openair plasma-technology.

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In the production of elastomer moulding products approximately 30 % of the entire energy is used for driving the machine. Even though the share of energy costs compared to the overall production costs of the products is relatively low, it is still possible to achieve considerable savings especially in the area of the drive by the use of an intelligent system.

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20. October 2009

New Zeotherm grades

Zeon has extended its TPE product line with the addition of Zeotherm 110-70B and 131-90B. Both grades have been introduced at IRC 2009.

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Kraton Polymers LLC recently commercialised the Nexar polymer product family.

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The VTC TPE Group has recently launched Dryflex, a new family of TPO compounds based on Infuse olefin block copolymers from Dow.

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In the white goods segment sealing systems are used in a variety of equipments, such as washing machines, dishwashers, refrigerators and deep-freezers.

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With the Tracel G 6800 series of blowing agents for TPEs Tramaco has developed a new solution to overcome a well-known problem: Encapsulated physical blowing agents (so-called microspheres) for injection moulding and extrusion of TPEs are often limited to relatively low processing temperatures. The new series opens up a much wider range of applications as the products enable processing temperatures even above 200 °C.

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The Septon K Series is the latest addition in Kuraray’s portfolio of high performance elastomer materials. Main feature is their superior bondability to glass and metal.

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The O2-Resq system for providing immediate ventilation in cases of congestive heart failure and other respiratory distress includes a face mask with a soft, rounded elastomeric cushion that fits comfortably on the patient’s face and is free of odour, according to manufacturer Pulmodyne, Inc.

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