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Carbon nanotubes for 3D printed sensors

Spin-off of Lati, Lati3Dlab is dedicated to engineering and manufacturing of special thermoplastic compounds suitable for FDM 3D printing. Among recently developed grades, electrically conductive materials have met successful applications in printing of conductive devices used in medical, electronics, robotics and sensor technology. Thanks to...

Lati signs a distribution agreement with The Hemp Plastic Company

The leader in self-extinguishing and high-performance thermoplastic compounds, Lati, and the leading provider of sustainable hemp plastics, The Hemp Plastic Company, announced that the parties have signed an agreement for the distribution of The Hemp Plastic Company’s line of ecological hemp blended plastics. These hemp plastics are...

Compound based on aromatic PA for contact holders

In case of high temperatures, standard self-extinguishing compounds may not be the best solution and other types of materials should be preferred, such as Lati Laramid G/30-V0HF1, based on aromatic polyamide. Many traditional electrical power transfer applications are made with compounds based on robust and...

Structural and self-extinguishing handle in PA 66 reinforced with glass fibre

The Italian Spii is leader in the design and construction of components and equipment for railway vehicles. The company specialises in complete driver desks and haptic panels for railway and industrial applications. Some time ago, the company decided to review its approach to the use of synthetic materials, including...

Strength and transparency for domestic heating systems

To manufacture their flowmeter bodies, Multitherm and Duroset Technologie Plastics have chosen Lasul, a high-performance PSU-based compound by Lati. Radiant floor, wall and ceiling heating systems are a major advance in terms of improving living comfort, while also saving energy and safeguarding the environment...

Latigloss compounds for veterinary pliers

Latigloss structural compounds produced by Lati are designed to combine the high mechanical strength of 50% glass fibre-reinforced PA 66 with a high-quality surface finish, usually impossible to achieve with filled semi-crystalline polymers. The fibres used to reinforce structural plastics are usually visible on the surface of the moulded pieces, often...

Engineering polymers replace wood in precision weapons

A few years ago, polymers began to make their mark in the world of long firearms, replacing traditional wood in the manufacture of basic gun parts like the stock and fore-end. A particularly challenging shift, because shooting and hunting enthusiasts consider noble wood to be an integral part of the sportive and hunting experience. In this like other...