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Evonik Boosts Capacity For Structural Foam

Reflecting growing demand for structural foams to lighten weight, Evonik is boosting capacity to make performance foams in Darmstadt, Germany, “by about 20 percent as a first step.” [..]

Aircraft, Alternative energy, Automotive, Design, Sports , ,

PullPress Makes Complex Carbon Composite Parts Quickly

Pultrusion and compression molding are combined in the PullPress process developed by Secar Technologie and Evonik to produce complex carbon composite parts that include light weight rigid foam [..]

Aircraft, Automotive, Carbon Composites, Carbon Fiber, Compression, compression molding, Epoxy, Europe, Foam, Foam molding, Insert Molding, Resin Transfer Molding, Sports ,

Evonik Loses Taste For Low-Margin Plastics

Add Evonik to the list of corporate giants that prefers other, higher-growth, businesses to plastics. According to a report from Reuters, CEO Klaus Engel said that results from [..]

Acrylic, PEEK, Polyamides

Chinese Entry Ups the Ante for Bio Polyamides

A rapidly emerging Shanghai chemical producer announced at Chinaplas last week that it has started commercial production of a polyamide (nylon) made 100 percent from plant sugars using [..]

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German Fire Opens Door For Renewably Sourced Polyamides

One of the ironies of the tragic fire at Evonik’s CDT (cyclododecatriene), plant in Marl, Germany almost a month ago is that it is creating a significant market [..]

Automotive, Bioplastics, Europe, Green, Injection Molding, Polyamides , , , , , , , , ,

Sandwich Foam Battles for Space In Busy Auto Field

The battle for lightweighting in automotive is not so much a battle of materials as it is a battle of interesting new technologies. One example comes out of [..]

Automotive, Carbon Composites, Carbon Fiber, Design, Europe, Green, Injection compression , ,

Evonik Develops Acrylic WPC for Injection Molding

The potential for molding with renewably sourced materials is intriguing while seemingly elusive. The conversation usually does not include a compound based 50% on wood waste materials because [..]

Acrylic, Europe, Green, Industrial, Injection Molding, Plastic Compounds, Wood-plastic composite , ,