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New Polyolefin Boosts Surface Aesthetics of MuCell Parts

Asahi Kasei is introducing today a specially developed polyolefin at NPE2015 that significantly improves the surface finish of parts molded with MuCell microcellular foaming technology. The compound is [..]

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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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12 Machinery Builders Now Offer MuCell-Ready Equipment

The DVD video bezel frame in the Mercedes-Benz S-Class luxury sedan uses a molding foaming process to achieve dimensional stability, reduce warpage, lower weight and cut costs. It’s [..]

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Self-Healing PUR Tops Plastic VW Body Panel

Volkswagen is studying plastic car panels with a self-healing, scratch-removing surface as a way to reduce vehicle weight and meet European Union requirements lessening the impact of autos [..]

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Lightweighting Foam Process Gets Push At Chinaplas

It might seem surprising at first blush, but sustainability will be an important theme at Chinaplas 2014, which will be held April 23 to 26 in Shanghai. The [..]

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Remote-Controlled Quadshot Performs Aerial Acrobatics

The Quadshot is a remote-controlled (RC) aircraft combining the stability and control of a helicopter with the speed and maneuverability of an airplane. “There’s really nothing quite like [..]

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