Tag Archives: Celanese

Ford Uses LFT-PP To Cut Weight, Costs In Front-End Module

Ford, which uses aluminum alloys in bodies, continues to advance materials technology to reduce curb weight of pickup trucks. The structural front-end module of the 2016 SuperDuty pickup [..]

Automotive, Injection Molding, polypropylene, Reinforcing Material , , ,

Collaboration Impressive on Lincoln’s New Front Camera

Seven different engineering plastics from five producers are used in a complex camera deployment mechanism hidden behind the badge emblem in the 2016 Lincoln MKX. Ford has filed [..]

Automotive, Composites, Engineering Thermoplastics, Injection Molding, Injection Molding, North America, Polyacetal, Polyamides , , , , , , , , , , ,

Gas-Assist Process Creates Tubes With Turns, Fastening Points

IVP Plastics of Washington, Illinois uses a gas-assist molding technology to create a one-shot injection-molded, non-linear hollow shape with 90 degree turns and molded fastening points, according to [..]

Automotive, Gas-Assist Injection Molding, North America, Polyphenylene sulfide , , , ,

New PPS Speeds Crystallization, Reducing Mold Temperature

A new engineering plastic from Celanese is advancing the potential for overmolding of RFID tags. Fortron ICE polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) enables full crystallinity at lower temperatures while maintaining [..]

Electronics, Industrial, Polyphenylene sulfide , ,

Celanese Boosts Compounding for Engineering Plastics

Specialty compounding is an increasingly important competitive niche for the U.S. plastics industry.  Shale gas, of course, is the big story and gets a lot of headlines, but [..]

Engineering Thermoplastics, North America