Arkema Inc.

900 First Ave.
King of Prussia , PA 19406 US

Division
Arkema

Connect

As Seen In CompositesWorld

Xenia carbon-filled compounds retain high tensile strength, easy processability

Xenia carbon-filled compounds retain high tensile strength, easy processability
XECARB SL composites are the latest addition in the Xenia Materials family, retaining excellent dimensional stability and overall resistance.

Arkema strengthens strategic partnership with Continuous Composites investment

Arkema strengthens strategic partnership with Continuous Composites investment
The contribution of Continuous Composites’ continuous fiber 3D printing technology will accelerate the innovation of 3D composite manufacturing solutions.

Proposed Fixatti acquisition reinforces Arkema thermobonding adhesives business

Proposed Fixatti acquisition reinforces Arkema thermobonding adhesives business
The proposed acquisition would strengthen Arkema’s global offering of hotmelt adhesive solutions and target its goal to become a pure specialty materials player by 2024.

CAMX 2020 exhibit preview: Hexcel
Hexcel is showcasing its resins, thermoplastic UD tapes, epoxy prepregs and additive manufacturing technology.

Aimplas-led project develops thermoplastic prototypes

Aimplas-led project develops thermoplastic prototypes
The RECONTRANS project adapts Arkema’s Elium thermoplastic resin for car, truck and rail applications.   

Composites suppliers, fabricators respond to coronavirus

Composites suppliers, fabricators respond to coronavirus
Companies across the composites industry supply chain share how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their businesses, and how they are available to help.

JEC Group announces 2020 Innovation Awards winners

JEC Group announces 2020 Innovation Awards winners
The 13 winners were announced during a virtual ceremony on May 13.

9T Labs, Arkema present new manufacturing approach for small aerospace parts

9T Labs, Arkema present new manufacturing approach for small aerospace parts
The companies demonstrate cost-competitive series production of structural composite parts using carbon fiber/PEKK materials and additive manufacturing.

Arkema outlines growth plans in Specialty Materials

Arkema outlines growth plans in Specialty Materials
In a recent strategy update meeting, the chemical company said it will focus on growth on its Adhesive Solutions, Advanced Materials and Coating Solutions businesses.

Developing new solutions to multimaterial joining

Developing new solutions to multimaterial joining
Several recent IACMI partner projects focus on technology innovation related to challenges in multimaterial joining for the wind and automotive sectors.

New Arkema resins focus on 3D printing, solid-surface applications
The Arkema Group is showcasing its advanced materials solutions developed to meet changing 3D production technologies in the construction, transportation, wind and sporting goods sectors.

welding thermoplastic composites

Using mobile susceptors to innovate thermoplastic induction welding
IS Groupe and Arkema patent ISW for high-strength UD welds, temperature control and 50% less energy.

IACMI: Driving innovation in the advanced composites industry

IACMI: Driving innovation in the advanced composites industry
Since its start in 2015, the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) has come a long way in its mission of advancing composites innovation. CTO Uday Vaidya reflects on the past five years.

Arkema expands high-performance solutions to the 3D printing of composites

Arkema expands high-performance solutions to the 3D printing of composites
Arkema announces partnerships for innovative new solutions for manufacturing continuous fiber composite parts using 3D printing.

Arkema inaugurates Global Center of Excellence for 3D Printing in Normandy

Arkema inaugurates Global Center of Excellence for 3D Printing in Normandy
The center is dedicated to additive manufacturing based on high-performance polymers, specifically powder bed fusion.

Continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastics data added to CAMPUS database

Continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastics data added to CAMPUS database
The new data, which will be released in October, is the result of an ongoing material standardization and characterization effort led by German reinforced plastics company AVK.

Continuous Composites, Arkema partner to advance continuous-fiber 3D printing

Continuous Composites, Arkema partner to advance continuous-fiber 3D printing
The companies will combine Continuous Composites' CF3D process with Arkema's photocurable resins to develop and certify  composite 3D-printing solutions.

Arkema to acquire Lambson

Arkema to acquire Lambson
The company says Lambson’s range of photoinitiators for curing will complement its offering of Sartomer photocure resins and speed development in this market.

carbon fiber

Consortium targets solutions for carbon fiber thermoplastic composite structures
The HAICoPAS project, led by Hexcel and Arkema, aims to optimize UD tape design and manufacture for aerospace and automotive composites.

Thermoplastic composites: Poised to step forward

Thermoplastic composites: Poised to step forward
The evolving role of thermoplastic materials and processes and their future in next-generation commercial aircraft.

Arkema opens PEKK plant in U.S.

Arkema Inc. builds U.S. PEKK production plant
The plant, located near Mobile, Alabama, will produce Kepstan PEKK materials targeted for carbon fiber-reinforced parts in next-generation aircraft.

Product Categories of Arkema Inc.

Materials
  • Matrix resins, thermoplastic
    • Nylon (polyamide)
    • Polyether ketone family (PEK, PEKK, PEEK)
    • Other thermoplastics
  • Catalysts, promoters and curing agents
    • Hardeners
    • Initiators
    • Peroxides
  • Resin additives & modifiers
    • Nanomaterials (carbon nanotubes, fullerenes, etc.)
>