Sunday, January, 20, 2019 10:07:32

Category: Polymers

Carpenter buys LPW Technology for $81M to expand additive portfolio

Carpenter Technology Corporation, premium specialty alloy producer, has acquired the leading metal powder and powder lifecycle management solutions company LPW Technology Ltd, reports have confirmed. Valued at nearly $81 million, industry experts say the deal could propel Carpenter to the forefront of the additive manufacturing …

DuPont unveils an innovative lightweight fabric, Nomex Comfort

DuPont Safety & Construction, a protective solutions unit of the renowned American conglomerate DowDuPont, has reportedly announced the launch of its new next-gen protective solution Nomex® Comfort. Reports cite, the new product is an innovative fabric that merges the world-renowned flame resistant (FR) protection properties …

Germany’s Fraunhofer IKTS develops FFF 3D printable metal filament

The German research institute, The Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, has recently developed a metal filament that could effectively be 3D printed in standard printers, further avoiding use of access metal binder contents for developing hardmetal products. Confirming the recent development, Dr. Johannes …

Eastman & DW Designs unveil polymer audio applications at CanJam

Eastman Chemical Company, an American Fortune 500 specialty chemical firm, has reportedly announced that it has teamed up with DW Designs to develop and test beryllium models for in-ear monitor housings with different materials. Reports cite, DW Designs, a specialty acoustics company, and Eastman Chemical …

Eclipse Composites unveils innovative composite stamping process

Eclipse Composites Engineering, Inc. has developed a new process of composite stamping that could be an innovative solution to the growing demand for composite structures with tight tolerance and high volume. The company recently revealed a composite segmented manpack antenna built using the novel composite …

HEG to expand graphite electrode manufacturing capacity to 100,000 MT

HEG Ltd., a graphite electrode manufacturing company is planning to increasing its production capacity to 100,000 metric tons (MT) per year, according to recent reports. Graphite electrodes have become an essential part in the production of steel, supposedly encouraging companies to pursue capacity expansion. Chief …

Covestro develops first CO2 tech based thermoplastic polyurethane

Covestro – a renowned polymer solutions company has reportedly announced that it is developing and marketing brand-new polyether carbonate polyols which are created with the help of carbon dioxide (CO2), under the name cardyon™. Along with Desmopan® 37385A the company now provides the first specimen …