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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...

Black polyamide for laser welding

A new product family PA 66 based black plastics suitable for laser welding, a technology that is increasingly used in joining together thermoplastic parts, has been developed by Domo Chemicals. Domo’s new laser transparent Technyl Star AF 219 V30 black LT is now available on the market...

Genomatica to scale bio-PA 50-fold with Aquafil to meet surging brand demand

Clean manufacturing leader Genomatica signed a first-of-its-kind deal with Aquafil to build a demonstration scale facility to produce the largest quantity of 100% renewable PA 6 ever available. Responding to surging consumer interest in sustainable products, the material will go to leading global brands eager to explore and develop renewable products, create...

Lanxess extends use of composite material to extrusion blow molding

In a feasibility study, experts at Lanxess demonstrated that components made of polyamide 6 can be manufactured with blow molding technology while receiving local reinforcement with Tepex at points subject to heavy loads. The investigations were performed on a state-of-the-art and close-to-production blow molding machine at the...