A comprehensive collection of product announcements provided by companies.
Jacob Plastics Group had video screens at its stand to show off its “innovative and integrative” processes for large-scale production of lightweight automotive structures.Injection-molded composite sheet
Injection molding machine manufacturer ENGEL exhibited a new composite product, developed using carbon and glass fiber sheets supplied by Bond-Laminates, at the K 2010 plastics show in Düsseldorf, Germany.Long-fiber thermoplastic compound
PolyOne Corp. has launched OnForce LFT long-fiber thermoplastic compounds.Injection molded composite sheet
Injection molding machine manufacturer ENGEL will exhibit at the K 2010 plastics show in Düsseldorf, Germany a new composite product developed using carbon and glass fiber sheets supplied by Bond LaminatesFoaming process for injection molding
Wittmann Battenfeld and Kunststoffinstitut Lüdenscheid have developed a foaming process for injection molding that produces parts with high-quality surfaces.Long fiber-reinforced thermoplastic
PlastiComp LLC (Winona, Minn.) has introduced a line of long fiber-reinforced thermoplastic (LFRT) composite pellets under the Complet trademark. The product incorporates into one compounded pellet the total LFRT portfolio, including impact modifier...Conductive Thermoplastic
Chomerics (Woburn, Mass.), has developed PREMIER, a conductive thermoplastic with a new engineered-filler system that reportedly makes it more effective in injection-molded EMI shielding applications. The proprietary filler blend optimizes materials...Polyurethane Lumber
Sumika Bayer Urethane Co. Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan), a subsidiary of Bayer MaterialScience (Pittsburgh, Pa.), has developed Elson Neo Lumber FFU (fiber-reinforced foamed urethane), reinforced with long glass fibers. It is a dimensionally stable composite ...Coupling Agent
Dow Corning's (Midland, Mich.) new Z-6172 Silane, a vinyl-tris-(2-methoxyethoxy) silane coupling agent, is said to improve dispersion of mineral fillers in thermoplastic resins and EPDM rubbers. It reportedly increases initial wet strengths of glass...