Tag Archives: Foam

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.” [..]

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MuCell Spreads its Wings at K2013, Adds Blow Molding

One of the favorite plastics technologies of processing experts globally is a physical foaming process called MuCell originally developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Many academic technology [..]

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MuCell Foam Part Will Be Featured At Fakuma 2012

Among the many interesting technology demonstrations at this fall’s Fakuma trade show in Friedrichshafen, Germany (Oct. 16-20) will be production of a MuCell foamed automotive part on KraussMaffei’s [..]

Automotive, Blowing Agents, Design, Europe, Indexing, Injection Molding, polypropylene , ,

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 , ,

BASF Supports New Polymeric Flame Retardant

Industry support is building for a Dow-developed polymeric replacement for HBCD (hexabromocyclododecane). BASF announced its support for the announcement that Dow Chemical has signed a license agreement with [..]

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