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Six NPE Booths Will Show Physical Foaming Demos

NPE2015, the triennial American plastics show, will be a coming-of-age party for physical foaming processes, particularly the MuCell technology originally developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under [..]

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MuCell Foam Part Will Be Featured At Fakuma 2012

Among the many interesting technology demonstrations at this fall’s Fakuma trade show in Friedrichshafen, Germany (Oct. 16-20) will be production of a MuCell foamed automotive part on KraussMaffei’s [..]

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Controlled Foaming Creates Best of Two Worlds

In what seems like a pretty straightforward process, two German organizations are promoting a concept they call “pull and foam” in which foaming is controlled by withdrawing a [..]

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Ford Takes Grand Prize for MuCell Application

At a gala Society of Plastics Engineers’ banquet Wednesday evening, Ford engineers collected the grand award for the most innovative new use of plastics in cars. They won [..]

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New Polyamides Designed For Foaming

Lanxess has developed a new polyamide 6 and polyamide 66 designed to overcome surface aesthetic problems typically encountered when injection molding with physical and chemical foaming agents. “Both [..]

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