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09. Jul. 2014 | 07:07 Uhr
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Trelleborg finalized acquistion of Turkish industrial hose company

Trelleborg Group in Trelleborg, Sweden, has finalized the acquisition of the privately owned Superlas Group in Turkey. The company develops and manufactures industrial hoses for a range of industries, such as construction and civil engineering, processing, industrial cleaning and tanker transportation.Weiterlesen...

25. Jun. 2014 | 00:40 Uhr
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Influence of Nano-Aluminum-Hydroxide on Tribological, Mechanical and Flammability Properties of E-Glass Fabric/Epoxy Multi-layered Laminates

E-glass fabric/nano aluminum hydroxide (ATH)/epoxy composites were prepared by manual lay-up and compression molding. An image processing tool was used to quantify fineness of dispersion of nano-ATH particles in epoxy. Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy was used to understand the interaction between nano-ATH and epoxy.Weiterlesen...

25. Jun. 2014 | 00:00 Uhr
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Effect of chemical Structures of saturated Polyester Coatings on their physical, chemical and mechanical Properties

The effect of chemical structures on the mechanical, chemical and weathering properties of saturated polyester/amino resins and saturated polyester/polyisocyanate coatings was studied. Different polyesters were synthesized using different dibasic acid monomers. FT-IR and 1H-NMR spectroscopy were used to elucidate the structure of the prepared polyester resins.Weiterlesen...

25. Jun. 2014 | 00:00 Uhr
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Partial Replacement of PVC by Lignin as a Sustainable Alternative to nonrenewable Materials

Blends from PVC/soda lignin and PVC/acetic acid lignin were prepared and characterized by ATR-FTIR spectroscopy, SEM, TGA and DSC. ATR-FTIR and SEM measurements revealed miscibility of the blends containing 10 – 40 wt.% soda lignin and 10 – 30 wt.% acetic acid lignin.Weiterlesen...

25. Jun. 2014 | 00:00 Uhr
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Optimization of Mixing Conditions for TESPT Silane Treatment in Silica-filled NBR System: Correlation of Bound Rubber Content to viscoelastic and mechanical Properties

Nitrile rubber (NBR) filled with precipitated silica (PSi) was prepared with an addition of bis-(triethoxysilylpropyl)-tetrasulfide (TESPT) under various mixing conditions. As a highlight of this work, the peroxide crosslinking was employed instead of conventional sulfur vulcanization in products requiring enhanced thermal aging resistance.Weiterlesen...

12. Jun. 2014 | 07:07 Uhr
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American Securities aquires Emerald Performance Materials

U.S. private equity firm American Securities announced that it has partnered with management and signed a definitive agreement to acquire Emerald Performance Materials from an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but people familiar with the matter named to U.S. newspapers a price higher than $1 billion.Weiterlesen...

03. Jun. 2014 | 07:09 Uhr
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Müller Kunststoffe partners with Akro-Plastic in TPE development

In response to the demand for weight reduction, Müller Kunststoffe, the German arm of the Hexpol TPE group, has partnered with polyamide (PA) manufacturer Akro-Plastic in Niederzissen on a low density TPE compound for adhesion to PA. The materials, PA and TPE, have been developed together, and have been jointly tested and analysed.Weiterlesen...

30. Mai. 2014 | 07:06 Uhr
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Rosneft in negotiations with Pirelli about cooperation

Rosneft entities will enter into Camfin Capital, holder of the largest stake of Pirelli & C. S.p.A. Within the framework of a working visit of Rosneft President, Chairman of the Management Board Igor Sechin to the Far East, he held negotiations with Pirelli top management with the participation of Marco Tronchetti Provera, Pirelli & C. S.p.A. CEO.Weiterlesen...

28. Mai. 2014 | 07:10 Uhr
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Toyoda Gosei acquires assets of rubber supplier Meteor Gummiwerke

Toyoda Gosei Meteor (TG Meteor) in Bockenem, a German subsidiary of Toyoda Gosei in Japan,. established in January 2014, has acquired all assets of insolvent Meteor Gummiwerke K.H. Bädje (Meteor), a German automotive rubber products manufacturer.Weiterlesen...

26. Mai. 2014 | 07:04 Uhr
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IISRP elects Dr. Abraham Brink from Karbochem as President

Dr. Abraham Brink, President and Commercial Director of Karbochem was elected President International of the International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers (IISRP) headquartered in Houston, USA, for the year 2014-2015 at the association‘s 55th annual meeting in Japan.Weiterlesen...