News - 5 Oct 2015
Low weight system components made of plastics come more and more in general use in industry. The production of these low weight parts requires laser welding of plastic parts increasingly. ROFIN...
News - 26 Mar 2009
As a first, BASF is launching a plastic containing carbon nanotubes (CNT) onto the market. This material is Ultraform® N2320 C, a polyoxymethylene (POM, also: polyacetal) that, thanks to the novel...
Article - 22 Aug 2003
Polymer based engine covers are helping to beautify the engine bays and under bonnet areas of new cars such as BMW's. New materials such as mineral/glass fibre reinforced nylon 6 are being used that...
Article - 3 Apr 2001
This article provides a comprehensive introduction into the process of injection moulding of plastics. It covers the various stages in the process and also looks at design parameters.
News - 27 Aug 2009
Dotmar is proud to announce the introduction of a "Of Practice For The Fabrication Of Thermoplastic Vessels" Thermoplastics such as the polyolefin group have different physical property and...
News - 6 Mar 2008
Recently, BASF has added two new hydrolysis-resistant polyamides (PA 66) to its product range. These plastic grades are called Ultramid® A3WG6 HRX and A3WG7 HRX and are reinforced with 30% and 35%...
News - 25 Jan 2019
A joining gun that forms a bond between metal and thermoplastic materials within a matter of few seconds has been created by the researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam...
News - 10 Feb 2009
In the fight against breast cancer, women can perform self-examinations to note any changes in their breasts. Now new life-sciences company PWB Health Ltd. from Dumbarton, Scotland has introduced here...
News - 6 Sep 2007
At the K 2007 in Düsseldorf, Germany, (October 24 – 31), BASF will be presenting colorants and light stabilizers for innovative products and custom solutions for the entire value chain. At...
News - 17 Jan 2007
Cooling systems utilizing water towers are usually high maintenance and come with expensive replacement costs. A wise alternative to the less dependable and more costly metal-coated towers that are so...