Tag Archives: PPS

New Super Plastics Can Beat Metals

An under-the-radar Arizona-based company has developed new molding and sizing technology to produce what it calls “the strongest line of injection moldable thermoplastic composites available.” The reinforcing material [..]

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Gas-Assist Process Creates Tubes With Turns, Fastening Points

IVP Plastics of Washington, Illinois uses a gas-assist molding technology to create a one-shot injection-molded, non-linear hollow shape with 90 degree turns and molded fastening points, according to [..]

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New PPS Speeds Crystallization, Reducing Mold Temperature

A new engineering plastic from Celanese is advancing the potential for overmolding of RFID tags. Fortron ICE polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) enables full crystallinity at lower temperatures while maintaining [..]

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New Organosilicons Extend the Range of Polyamides, PPS, PEEK

An under-the-radar, small custom compounder in South Plainfield, New Jersey, shows the increasing specialization and complexity of today’s engineering plastics industry. Technical staff at privately owned Polymer Dynamix, [..]

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Molded Plastic Transmission Piston Debuts at Chrysler

A molded plastic transmission accumulator piston is replacing a cast and machined aluminum part, saving Chrysler more than $2 million annually. Testing shows outstanding wear performance. The piston [..]

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