Polymers


Roctool’s Heat and Cool technology has major effects on surface quality of novel ABS/PC blend, says ELIX Polymers

Dynamic mould heating has a major effect on the surface quality of a novel ABS/PC blend, says ELIX Polymers. 
(Photos: ELIX Polymers, PR038)Tarragona, February 14, 2018 – ELIX Polymers, a leading producer of ABS polymers and blends, says important improvements to surface finish are being made by using Roctool’s Heat and Cool technology to mould its ELIX Ultra HH4115HI ABS/polycarbonate blend. The company recently completed a series of tests using this technology, carried out in line with its strategy of providing tailor-made solutions and service to companies processing its specialist materials.

EconCore to present innovations in continuous honeycomb sandwich technology at JEC World 2018 

A lightweight composite aircraft interior module, co-developed by Diehl Aircabin and EconCore, which uses thermoplastic honeycomb cores for strength, low weight, and high fire resistance, will be on display in the Innovation Planets area at JEC World. 
(Photo: © 2018 EconCore, ECNPR005)EconCore’s continuous process for producing high performance lightweight thermoplastic honeycomb cores for composites is set to be a crowd-puller at JEC World 2018 in Paris on March 6 to 8. Its ThermHex process meets the growing need for replacing complex, heavy and expensive parts in highly demanding applications across industries. On Stand R73 in Hall 6, EconCore will present results of new development and tests on honeycombs made in modified polycarbonates, polyamide 66 and polyphenylene sulfide. The work is being carried out in its newly refurbished R&D facilities in Leuven, Belgium.

Safety and service on the highest level

Ophthalmic squeeze dispenser (OSD) from Aptar Pharma with components made of medical grade Thermoplastic Elastomers of the product group THERMOLAST® M from KRAIBURG TPE for direct contact with medications. 
(Photo: © 2018 Aptar Pharma)With the development of THERMOLAST® M the manufacturer KRAIBURG TPE offers compounds that are approved for use in direct contact with blood and medications. These materials can be colored in conformity with medical compliance requirements and open up new potential fields of applications. TPE compounds of the THERMOLAST® M portfolio can be used for medical and pharmaceutical applications such as primary medical packagings, hospital care applications and resealing membranes.

EconCore presents its innovative technology for the production of economic honeycomb sandwich materials at CAMX 2017

Door insert based on natural fiber composite faced honeycomb sandwich. Over 50% weight saver compared to conventional solutions. 
(Photo: © 2017 EconCore, ECNPR004)EconCore will be presenting its innovative technology for the continuous production of honeycomb sandwich materials at CAMX 2017, the composites and advanced materials expo taking place in Orlando, FL, on December 12-14. The high-speed, high-efficiency continuous process can produce honeycombs from a wide range of thermoplastics and laminate them in-line with skin materials of various types. The high level of integration helps ensure exceptional cost-effectiveness, not possible with conventional technologies. It is ideal for companies operating in cost-sensitive applications, including automotive and transportation, industrial packaging, and building & construction.

ELIX Polymers renews environmental care efforts with commitment to Operation Clean Sweep

ELIX Polymers renews environmental care efforts with commitment to Operation Clean Sweep. (Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR024)Tarragona, November 13, 2017 – ELIX Polymers, a leading producer of ABS resins and compounds, has joined Operation Clean Sweep (OCS), the international program designed to eliminate losses of pellets, flake, and powder and prevent these materials entering rivers and oceans. Marine litter is a global concern, affecting all the oceans of the world, and this specific program is a contribution to avoid this problem from plastics producers and converters.

ELIX Polymers partners with T&P Plastic for ABS distribution in the Balkans

ELIX Polymers partners with T&P Plastic for ABS distribution in the Balkans. (Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR032)Tarragona, November 6, 2017 – ELIX Polymers, a leading manufacturer of ABS (Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene) resins and derivatives in Europe, has signed an agreement with T&P Plastic (www.tpplastic.si) for the distribution of its products in the Balkan region encompassing Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, and Slovenia. T&P Plastic, headquartered in Ljubljana, Slovenia, has four warehouses strategically located in Slovenia, Slovakia, Serbia, and Romania.

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