News - 24 Nov 2005
BASF’s new polyamide Ultramid® B3WGM24 HP, introduced at the plastics trade fair K 2004, has now made its way into a special serial application. DAF Trucks N.V. is using this plastic for the...
News - 31 Oct 2014
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, says a combination of two of its most innovative thermoplastics technologies has resulted in high performance pressure vessels that...
News - 1 Sep 2011
smart has always been a pioneer in matters of urban mobility and with the smart fortwo electric drive the company is showing the direction of development in cities around the world. Together with...
Article - 24 Apr 2001
Matrix materials, fibres and production techniques such as sheet production, random fibre mats, stamping, high speed compression and flow moulding are covered.
News - 22 Mar 2013
Asahi Kasei Plastics North America, Inc. announces they are proceeding with a $5 million investment in a new compounding line and plant improvements to accommodate increased business in all...
News - 1 Jul 2010
With any thermoplastic resin, improved flow characteristics always represent a benefit for processing that offers time and cost as well as energy savings. Without having to mention it explicitly every...
News - 22 Mar 2010
The first use of carbon fiber reinforcement for the frames of swimming goggles has made it possible to cut the weight, reduce the drag, and improve the comfort of this critical component of the gear...
Article - 25 Jun 2003
The addition of glass fibre to nylon 6/6 increases its strength. Other effects on properties are also described. Chemical, electrical, mechanical, physical and thermal properties of this material are...
News - 22 Mar 2007
Kromberg & Schubert, an automotive supplier based in Renningen, Germany, has developed the first 3D-MID electronic components made of BASF’s new laser-structurable polyamide: the conductors...
Article - 14 Feb 2001
Engineering thermoplastics are generally amorphous or semi-crystalline. The differences between these two types of materials are explained.