Tag Archives: conductive materials

PolyOne Expands Conductive Compound IP

PolyOne, Avon Lake, Ohio, is expanding its intellectual portfolio of electrically conductive compounds with a new technology for incorporating carbon nanotubes in polycarbonate. A patent application published yesterday [..]

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Pitch-Based Carbon Fiber Boosts Electrical Resistivity

PolyOne yesterday received a U.S. patent for a polyamide compound that has thermal conductivity, electrical surface resistivity, and flame retardancy. The compound uses pitch-based carbon fiber to achieve [..]

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BASF Takes Aim At Shielded Plastics Opportunities

BASF is actively exploring shielded plastics applications, particularly automotive, as a major market opportunity. One of the exhibits at the BASF booth is a housing for an electric [..]

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There May Finally Be Some Juice In ElectriPlast’s Current

From 2002 to 2006, a Washington company received rave headlines from trade and consumer newspapers for its newly developed conductive plastics. A headline in the Chicago Tribune after [..]

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Conductive Plastic Solar Cells: So Much Hope & Hype

The development path of electrically conductive polymers is littered with Nobel prizes, highly optimistic press releases, ambitious startups, tons of venture capital money, and at least two high-profile  bankruptcies. [..]

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Lux Research: If You Believed In Konarka, Shame On You

The bumpy road for new green technologies continues. Earlier this year, the Telles JV to produce bioplastics collapsed because of a rising capital burden. The same problem now [..]

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Conductive Composites Get A Big Asian Boost

The marriage of plastics and electricity is a big emerging story. One of the companies of interest is little-known Integral Technologies of Bellingham, WA, a research company that’s [..]

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TOP 10 MOLDING TECHNOLOGIES AT K2010: NO. 6

NO. 6: Two exhibitors at K 2010 showed important advances in electrically conductive plastics. The Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV) at RWTH Aachen University showcased a single-step process [..]

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