Chemical Industry News: Plastics and Polymers Sector- WorldOfChemicals

Plastics and Polymers News

28th April 2022

New low friction, wear medical grade for single-use healthcare applications

Solvay has introduced a new medical grade of Ixef® PARA for single-use surgical instruments and biopharma processing components with rotating parts.

25th March 2022

Driving ghost fishing nets to a new life

For the first time, a part made from recycled ocean plastics is being used in a major vehicle platform as shown by DSM and Ford.

25th March 2022

Reducing the carbon footprint of footwear production

Collaboration using 3D HAPTIC® textile printing with partially bio-based INSQIN® system on recycled PET to create sustainable, high-quality running and sports shoes.

25th March 2022

Renewable butadiene used to produce renewable styrenic block copolymers

A new collaboration with Kraton will deliver certified renewable butadiene from SABIC's TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio for use in Kraton's certified renewable styrenic block copolymers (SBC).

25th March 2022

Decarbonising the planet with Green Hydrogen

Green hydrogen is fast becoming a potential area of focus as it is regarded as a critical enabler for the global transition to sustainable energy.

31st January 2022

Materials to improve safety, cost-effectiveness of electric vehicle chargers

– Select protection and thermal control materials key to rapid expansion of EV infrastructure.

31st January 2022

Use of circular material solutions for smartphones

Covestro's partly recycled thermoplastic polyurethanes and polycarbonates to be used for mobile manufacturer Fairphone's smartphones

31st January 2022

Making music with TPEs

– Music serves not only to provide entertainment to individuals but also to sooth frayed nerves, in some instances

31st January 2022

Recycled plastics used to make baby food caps

The cap is part of a new collaboration between Ella's Kitchen, the UK's number 1 baby food brand, SABIC and Gualapack

31st January 2022

Driving E-Mobility with Advanced Specialty Polymers

Electrification is transforming mobility, and electromobility is fast changing the ways how modern electric vehicles (EVs) are built to meet higher safety, regulatory and performance demands.

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