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27. Feb. 2015 | 07:08 Uhr
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Proto Labs introduces optical liquid silicone rubber for rapid prototyping

Rapid prototyping and low-volume manufacturer Proto Labs, Inc. (Maple Plain, USA) has added optical-grade liquid silicone rubber (LSR) to its existing lineup of moldable plastic, metal and LSR materials.Weiterlesen...

19. Feb. 2015 | 07:07 Uhr
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Farrel Pompini to display compounder with new features at NPE

Farrel Pomini based in Ansonia, USA, will display a highly productive compounder designed specifically for top quality dispersion of highly filled, highly pigmented thermoplastic materials including TPE. It contains an independently controlled continuous mixer and an extruder system.Weiterlesen...

12. Feb. 2015 | 07:00 Uhr
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Solvay presents a breakthrough in Highly Dispersible Silica for tires

Solvay Silica unveils a breakthrough in Highly Dispersible Silica (HDS) at the Tire Technology Expo in Cologne, Germany. The reinforcing filler Efficium allows higher productivity and greater flexibility in producing green passenger car and truck tire compounds.Weiterlesen...

12. Feb. 2015 | 00:00 Uhr
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Effects of TESPT loading and mixing Condition on Properties of Silica-filled HNBR cured with Peroxide: Correlation of Bound Rubber Content, viscoelastic and mechanical Properties

Two different mixing conditions, i.e., normal condition (low mixing temperature/short mixing time) and extreme condition (high mixing temperature/ long mixing time), were employed for sample preparation. It was found that mixing at the extreme condition yielded significantly increased rubber-filler interaction.Weiterlesen...

12. Feb. 2015 | 00:00 Uhr
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Biophysical Properties of Polymethyl Methacrylate Blended with some maleated vegetable Oils

Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) blended with maleated castor and soybean oils (COMA & SOMA) and with an aliphatic polyester based on polypropylene succinate (PPS) of varying blend compositions have been prepared to study their biophysical properties.Weiterlesen...

12. Feb. 2015 | 00:00 Uhr
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Effect of Silica on the Performance of Natural Rubber/Poly (Vinyl Alcohol) and Starch Blend Films

The preparation of biodegradable polymer blend was made from natural rubber (NR) latex, starch solution and poly (vinyl alcohol) (PVA) solution by a latex-solution casting method. The swelling ratio of the polymer blend dramatically decreased as a function of silica content and NR content.Weiterlesen...

12. Feb. 2015 | 00:00 Uhr
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Plastics Recycling

Recycling of Polyethylene Terephthalate Plastic Wastes based on unsaturated Diol

Cis -2-buten-1,4-diol, as an aliphatic unsaturated alcohol, was used to depolymerize polyethylene terephthalate beverage bottles waste in presence of zinc acetate as a transesterification catalyst. The diolysis processes were carried out near the boiling point of the diol, at atmospheric pressure and under nitrogen flow for predetermined periods, namely 5 and 10 hours.Weiterlesen...

11. Feb. 2015 | 11:07 Uhr
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Lanxess said to discuss sale of rubber stake to Aramco

News agency Bloomberg reported that German chemical company Lanxess, Cologne, is discussing the sale of a minority stake in its synthetic-rubber unit with potential buyers including Saudi Arabian Oil Co., according to people with knowledge of the matter.Weiterlesen...

11. Feb. 2015 | 09:41 Uhr
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Efficium-Filler for Highly Dispersible Silica (HDS)

Highly Dispersible Silica for productivity and performance of automotive tires

Solvay Silica is unveiling Efficium a breakthrough Highly Dispersible Silica (HDS) , an innovative reinforcing filler which allows for higher productivity and greater flexibility in producing green passenger car and truck tire compounds. The unveiling is taking place this week at the Tire Technology Expo in Cologne, Germany.Weiterlesen...

10. Feb. 2015 | 14:30 Uhr
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Green Solutions

Bio-based resins for the tire industry

During the international tire design & manufacturing exhibition, Tire Technology Expo 2015 in Cologne, DRT will present its bio-based resins dedicated to the sector. DRT provides a range of products in accordance with the expectations of this changing industry seeking environmentally friendly solutions.Weiterlesen...