News - 3 Feb 2012
LyondellBasell, a licensor of polyethylene and polypropylene technologies, has licensed its Lupotech T polyolefin process technology to Samsung Total Petrochemicals. The technology will be deployed in...
Article - 23 Jul 2003
A review of the current understanding of adhesion between a synthetic polymer and a second material is presented. The information gives a broad picture of the issues and understanding. How materials...
News - 26 Aug 2011
Borealis, a plastics company, announced that it will display some of its novel products and solutions at the FAKUMA 2011, an international fair for plastics processing, which is to be held in...
News - 24 Aug 2011
UNIPOL Polypropylene Process Technology from Dow Chemical has been chosen by Qinghai Salt Lake Industry for its new polypropylene unit. The new 160 KTA unit will deliver polypropylene (PP) to produce...
News - 27 Oct 2009
Al-Waha Petrochemical Company has successfully started up its new complex in Al-Jubail Industrial City which includes a 450 KT per year polypropylene plant based on LyondellBasell's Spherizone...
News - 25 Mar 2008
Viscotek has announced a new applications report that describes a Flow Injection Polymer Analysis (FIPA) technique that provides superior results to traditional methods for gravimetric determination...
News - 12 May 2005
CNOOC and Shell Petrochemicals Company Limited (CSPC), the largest Sino-foreign joint venture today in China, and Basell Polyolefins, a global polyolefins technology leader, are working together to...
News - 25 Oct 2004
The Dow Chemical Company and Polipropileno del Caribe S.A. (Propilco) today announced in a signing cermony that they have reached an agreement for Propilco to expand its plant in Cartagena, Columbia,...
Article - 9 Oct 2001
Clay-based nanocomposites are generally combinations of clays and polymers. Intercalated hybrids maintain a clay-like structure, with increased spacings between layers, while in exfoliated hybrids the...
Article - 6 Sep 2001
Polypropylene (PP) is a semi-crystalline, white, semi-opaque commodity thermoplastic that is made in numerous different grades and modifications.