Celanese Corporation

Fortron polyphenylene sulfide (PPS), used as composite matrix, is strong, rigid and tough, with superior FST and high-temperature performance. Celstran continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composite (CFR-TP) tapes, rods and profiles provide stiffness/toughness, high-performance dimensional, mechanical/thermal properties, and superior chemical/corrosion resistance.

222 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Ste. 900N
Dallas, TX 75039 US

Additional Locations:
4560 Jinke Road
Shanghai, 201203 CN
+86 21 3861 9266

Am Unisys-Park 1
Sulzbach, D-68543 DE
+49 800 86427531

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Delivering the potential of thermoplastic composites
Why has the adoption of TPCs been slower than expected, and who is best placed to accelerate it?

Metal + composite = Less weight, more room
Global supplier develops scaled design approach for metal/composite hybrids in highly loaded automotive applications.

Small companies, long-term impact
In a time known for owner “exit strategies,” longevity in family-owned composites businesses is heartening.

The markets: Utility infrastructure (2017)
Seawater desalination is poised to become one of the main alternative freshwater resources. Composites will form the many miles of corrosion-resistant piping that will carry seawater to and through desalination plants and distribute produced potable water, in a potential US$18 billion market.

Thermoplastic composites technology: A view from Europe
For this Dutch consortium, bringing the manufacturability of thermoplastic materials to maturity is the goal in concert with OEMs, materials and equipment supplier members.

DuraStor/HOST participants
In 2010, a multi-partner, multi-year research program called Low Cost, Durable Thermoplastic Hydrogen Storage Tanks, or DuraStor, was formed to address these problems by investigating a drop-in replacement for Type IV tanks. A UK-only program called Hydrogen – Optimisation of Storage and Transfer (HOST) picked up where DuraStor left off in mid-2014. These were the participants.

Thermoplastic composite pressure vessels for FCVs
U.K. consortiums address durability, weight, cost of high-pressure tanks for hydrogen fuel-cell powered vehicles.

Celanese to rebrand, unify naming of its business units
Ticona and other Celanese business unit names will be phased out and replaced by the Celanese name.

Ticona continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic featured in award-winning pipe
Composite Fluid Transfer's Fiberflex-11 pipe features Ticona's Celstran continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composite, is light weight and is designed for a variety of fluid transport applications.

SPE's 2013 Automotive Innovations Awards gala set for November 6
The 43rd edition of the annual event, the oldest and largest recognition event in the automotive and plastics industries, will be held at Burton Manor in Livonia, Mich.

SAMPE Europe 2013/JEC Europe 2013 highlights
Held concurrently, these two seminal European composites events weathered a rare Parisian snowstorm to plumb the depth and breadth of the industry.

Mission Icefox: Ticona supplies thermoplastic composites for arctic expedition sled
Extreme athletes Mike Fuchs and Eric Folz will use an expedition sled, or pulka, formed with trademarked Celstran continuous-fiber-reinforced polypropylene unidirectional tapes, supplied by Ticona Engineering Polymers to explore the northernmost reaches of Norway's Spitsbergen island.

Hybrid thermoplastic molding: Toughening automotive composites
Tailored D-LFT with continuous and discontinuous glass offers best combination of strength, moldability.

JEC 2013 at first blush
CT Editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan risks some immediate reactions to his week in Paris at the JEC Europe 2013 composites trade show.

Aachen University center will focus on production of lightweight structures
The Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production (AZL) in Aachen, Germany, will research materials and processes for high-volume manufacturing serving the oil and gas, water, infrastructure, construction and automotive end markets.

Thermoplastic composite tailplane
Ticona Engineering Polymers

Ticona's Emerson to participate in automotive lightweighting webcast
Ticona's Duane Emerson will participate Thursday, March 7, in a technical webcast about how automakers are applying composite materials to meet new U.S. and European fuel-efficiency regulations.

Exceeding the Limits
Three novel fiber-reinforced, high-temperature thermoplastics promise part designers a broader means to push past performance barriers.

High-temp thermoplastics: Higher Expectations
As the drive to greater fuel efficiency under the hood catches fire, fiber-reinforced thermoplastics prove they can take the heat.

Ticona sets global LFRT production record in Q3 2012
Ticona says its Long Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastics (LFRT) business set new global production records in third quarter 2012 to meet automotive, industrial and consumer applications.

Product Categories of Celanese Corporation

Materials
  • Matrix resins, thermoplastic
    • Acetal
    • Nylon (polyamide)
    • Polybutylene terephthalate (PBT)
    • Polycarbonate
    • Polyester (PET)
    • Polyether ketone family (PEK, PEKK, PEEK)
    • Polyetherimide
    • Polyimide
    • Polyphenylene sulfide (PPS)
    • Polypropylene
    • Other thermoplastics
  • Compounds
    • Thermoplastic, long fiber-reinforced (LFRT)
    • Thermoplastic, short fiber-reinforced
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • Consulting
    • Consulting, materials