Tag Archives: Fluoroelastomer

PEEK, PEI Growth Explodes While PC Plants Close

Growth for high-end, specialty engineering plastics will far outpace the bread-and-butter, big-volume types as design engineers push the needle on applications requiring high heat or other demanding properties in [..]

ABS, Aircraft, Automotive, Engineering Thermoplastics, Medical, Oil Country, PEEK, Polyamides, Polycarbonate, Polyphenylene sulfide , , , , , , ,

Challenger Disaster Remembered: Engineering or Management Blunder?

We just passed the 27th anniversary of the fatal explosion of the space shuttle Challenger. The problem that caused the disaster is commonly thought of as an error [..]

Aircraft, Design, Elastomers, Management, North America , ,

Fluoroelastomer Solves GM Transmission Warranty Issue

An automotive industry game-changing material that processes like plastic but has the flexibility of an elastomer is now being broadly used for a sealing application in General Motors [..]

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