You could call it the "youngest material" the world has to offer, it has only been around for 60 years. And yet it is constantly re-invented. Now another innovation has reached public attention: The anti-fog glasses, plastic that never fogs up.

 

 

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Piovan's new production plant in Fredericksburg, VA, is set to start operating in 2018. With this positive outlook, Piovan Group's brands will exhibit at the NPE2018. The line of Quantum batch blenders – entirely made in the U.S. – expands further to cover applications requiring a high degree of accuracy, along with the automatic ...

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At NPE, Huntsman will be focusing on the versatility of its polyurethane elastomers products, including Thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) resins that can be used in applications from footwear wire and cable, and film and sheet products to the manufacture of industrial and technical parts; Optical aliphatic TPU films ...

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A major focus for Lanxess at the NPE is on solutions for new forms of mobility such as powertrain electrification, alternative fuels and autonomous driving – areas that present a multitude of opportunities for its polyamides, PBTs and thermoplastic composites ...

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Arburg at the NPE 2018: "Wir sind da." – with large machines and innovative processes The hybrid Allrounder 1120 H with a clamping force of 730 US-tons, a new design, and Gestica control system will celebrate its American premiere. In addition, Arburg will present innovative technologies and applications, including fiber direct compounding (FDC) for lightweight construction, LSR/LSR micro-injection molding ...

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Kraiburg TPE to Exhibit at NPE 2018 The company will present solutions for automotive exterior applications, silky-smooth compounds for consumer electronics and highly-transparent FDA compounds with optimized flow. Kraiburg TPE also announced its production capacity expansions among its three manufacturing sites in Germany, USA, and Malaysia ...

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Maguire will present new 600 lb/hr vacuum dryer model at NPE2018 This capacity is suitable for the manufacture of sheet, large automotive parts, and other extrusion and molding applications. The dryer on exhibit at NPE2018 will include a new controller display that monitors energy consumption and enables processors to track consumption over time ...

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Stäubli Brings New Industry 4.0 Workflow for Injection Molding to NPE Show At NPE, Stäubli will present a demonstration cell to showcase its Single-Minute Exchange of Die (SMED). The company’s QMC solutions allow the exchange of injection molds to be performed within minutes. Stäubli’s integrated sensors detect the condition of the mold, the molding force of the magnetic clamping system ...

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Eastman touts 10th anniversary of copolyester at NPE Eastman announces three product developments marking the milestone 10th anniversary of Eastman Tritan™ copolyester. Recent innovations in smart technology uses Tritan as a the material for applications in digital agriculture with Arable Labs, which uses Tritan in its solar-powered smart device ...

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PolyOne Accentuates What’s Possible with Application-Specific Materials and Design at NPE 2018 Featured new products will include: Marine Panels made with continuous-fiber reinforced thermoplastic sandwich panels for boat manufacturers, a portfolio of low VOC / FOG and odor polymer grades that assist OEMs in meeting vehicle interior air quality (VIAQ) standards, flame-retardant vinyl grades for LED lenses ...

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Riverdale Presents New Dosing Technology for Injection Molding during NPE2018 Because conventional metering systems add color only during recovery, insufficient mixing can occur, which is particularly problematic when shot size approaches screw capacity or when the end product is translucent. According to Riverdale, in the new 100% Injection Coloring™ system, a special controller receives signals ...