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Plastic gears have positioned themselves as serious alternatives to traditional metal gears in a wide variety of applications. The use of plastic gears has expanded from low power, precision motion... (View Full Article)
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A chemical environment offers one of the most demanding tests of a plastic's durability. Add heat, and the problem is compounded. Here is new data to help you choose the best plastic for intended use... (View Full Article)
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Novel and versatile developments in automotive lighting applications demand new material solutions to meet industry requirements. Color stability of a new transparent high heat polycarbonate copolymer... (View Full Article)
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Although renewable and recycled materials are elements in sustainable design, they are not the only options available for a product designer to improve the environmental performance of a product.... (View Full Article)
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LNP* Specialty Compounds offers a wide selection of reinforced, filled and lubricated thermoplastic compounds. This design properties profile indicates some common glass fiber reinforced compounds in... (View Full Article)
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Successful part design with melt-processable plastic materials can be accomplished in a parallel design process having three stages-preliminary, engineering and manufacturing. Design engineers are... (View Full Article)
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Inherent Flame Retardancy (FR) of copolymer compositions of Polycarbonate-Polydimethylsiloxane is presented in this paper. Properties such as limiting oxygen Index, char yield, surface enrichment... (View Full Article)
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Flame retardant (FR) PC/ABS blends find applications in the medical housings market owing to their superior processability and a fine balance between the primary requirements of flammability... (View Full Article)
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The latest applications in automotive and computer & business equipment markets require a high modulus resin coupled with superior impact behavior. It is a challenge to deliver these new features in... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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Flame resistant (FR) PC/ABS blends are commonly used as material of choice for portable computer housings and entertainment consoles. Increased demand for aesthetics and design freedom has resulted in... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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Both aesthetics and function of a reinforced thermoplastic part are affected by surface finish variables - the type of plastics being molded, the combination of additives specified and the processing... (View Full Article)
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The LNP* Lubricomp* compounds of SABIC Innovative Plastics are technology leaders in internally lubricated thermoplastics. These materials are the result of listening to the market place and creating... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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LNP* Specialty Compounds offers a wide selection of reinforced, filled and lubricated thermoplastic compounds. This design properties profile indicates some common glass fiber reinforced compounds in... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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New materials and improved reinforcements have expanded the performance envelope of engineered thermoplastics. Improved properties, such as tensile modulus and strength, make thermoplastics attractive... (View Full Article)
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Flame retardance, low smoke generation and low smoke toxicity (often referred to as the FST properties) are among the critical requirements for polymeric materials used in building and construction as... (View Full Article)
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The addition of fiberglass to a new high temperature (Tg 267°C), thermoplastic polyimide yields blends with enhanced performance (these blends fall under US export control restrictions). High... (View Full Article)
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In plastics compounding operations, product melt flow rate (MFR) is frequently one of the quality control variables and it is usually measured off-line in a quality control lab using an extrusion... (View Full Article)
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Flame retardants (FRs) additives are commonly used in polymeric materials, with non-halogenated flame retardants being preferred for environmental, health and safety reasons. However, developing... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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Polymer blends provide an efficient way of making new materials with improved properties. The miscibility of poly(resorcinol phthalate-block-carbonate)(RPC) and poly(ethylene terephthalate )(PET)... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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The hydrolysis of polycarbonate (PC) is compared to polybutylene teraphthalate (PBT). Phosphorus additives are shown to accelerate PC hydrolysis. Polycarbonate polyester (PEC) copolymers hydrolyze... (View Full Article)
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The effects of sterilization via gamma and electron beam radiation on polycarbonate-polyestercarbonate copolymers is presented. These copolymers show reduced color shift following irradiation compared... (View Full Article)
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Polycarbonate resins possessing high surface hardness and improved scratch resistance have been developed for injection molding applications. Due to their transparent nature and good balance of... (View Full Article)
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It's common knowledge that glass reinforcement increases room-temperature mechanical properties of thermoplastics by a factor of two or more. But what amount of this increase is maintained after... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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New thermoplastic polyimide (TPI) - polyetheretherketone (PEEK) blends improve high temperature load bearing capability and dimensional stability of PEEK. These phase-separated blends maintain PEEK's... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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Injection molded parts are occasionally out of tolerance-not so much because tools are cut to incorrect linear shrinkage rates, but because parts warp and distort. To varying degrees, this situation... (View Full Article)