You could call it the "youngest material" the world has to offer, it has only been around for 60 years. And yet it is constantly re-invented. Now another innovation has reached public attention: The anti-fog glasses, plastic that never fogs up.

 

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- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - DSM launches a new generation of polyphtalamides for metal replacement at K2016 Automotive OEMs are expected to take around 200 kg on average out of every car they make by 2025, in order to meet increasingly stringent CO2 emission norms in major automotive markets. Engine downsizing, designing with limited design space, without compromising on safety and comfort are the design challenges of today. DSM is convinced that its new resin will have an important role ...

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- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - World premiere: The new PX from KraussMaffei – the all-electric made-to-measure machine Electric injection molding machines are known for precision and efficiency – and for admittedly limited equipment options. Customers have most often been forced to decide between low-budget and high-end designs. KraussMaffei says it is presenting the first all-electric machines on the market which the customer may tailor ...

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - “Quality Works” is Lanxess´ theme for K2016 In one area of the exhibit, Lanxess is showing high-performance plastics for a variety of applications that promote the mobility of the future. The focus is on innovative, resource-saving and environmentally friendly lightweight solutions, because lightweight materials and technologies can reduce weight in virtually every part of a motor vehicle ...

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At K 2016, Arburg will display Allrounders, Freeformers, Industry 4.0 and plenty more Arburg will present twelve exhibits that demonstrate the current state of the art, including several world firsts. Visitors will be able to learn the latest trends in production efficiency, lightweight construction and Industry 4.0, as well as special industry-specific solutions, e.g. for packaging and medical sectors ...

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Tomra Sorting Recycling will feature Autosort Flake’s enhanced flexibility at K-Show 2016
Launched at the end of 2015, the system exemplifies Tomra Sorting's next-generation sensor technology. In addition to sorting plastics, the Autosort Flake also detects metal, and its twin-processing mode offers customers ...

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Sikora will show innovative measuring, control, inspection, analysis and sorting technology during K-Fair At the Sikora booth, there will be two devices celebrating their première. First, the Centerwave 6000 system for the measurment of large plastic tubes. Also, the Purity Concept Systems for on- and offline inspection and analysis of pellets, flakes and films/tapes will also makes its debut. ...

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BASF and Hyundai Motor showcase RN30 Concept Car at K Fair As a racing machine designed for race tracks, it is essential for the RN30 to be lightweight and have a low center of gravity. While high-performance cars generally contain carbon fiber reinforced polymer to reduce weight, the partners moved away from the fixed idea of using CFRP. Instead they explored new lightweight materials ...

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Husky debuts two new integrated closure systems at K 2016 Husky developed a new system for beverage closure manufacturing with more machine, mold and auxiliary integration features to offer increased productivity, energy efficiency and a simplified operator experience, the company claims.. During the exhibition, the system is running a 1.25 gram 29/25 closure for a mineral water application ...

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Assocomaplast promotes the Italian manufacturers of plastics and rubber processing machinery at K 2016 Assocomaplast (the Italian trade association, member of Confindustria, including over 160 manufacturers of plastics and rubber processing machinery, equipment and moulds) is supporting the national participation at K2016. In addition to that, lots of novelties are displayed by the Association during the exhibition ...

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Huntsman Launches New Solar Reflecting Pigment for Exterior Plastic Applications The company has launched a brand new, near infrared reflecting TiO2 pigment. Huntsman says that it can improve the thermal stability and durability of white, bright and light colored plastics used in exterior applications such as window and door profiles, sidings, decking, soffits and fascias. With a primary crystal size of 400nm, the product consists of a macro titanium dioxide ...

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Arkema showcases its latest innovations and advanced materials at K2016 A highlight of Arkema´s exhibition during K 2016 focus on new energies: More efficient and recyclable wind turbines. The spotlight will be on a liquid thermoplastic resin to be processed like a thermoset for the manufacture of structural composite components. The resulting parts boast mechanical properties identical to those of thermoset composites ...

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PolyOne Launches New Specialty Technologies at K 2016 Trade Show
Three examples of specialty materials that PolyOne is launching at K 2016 include Wear-Resistant Solutions, which are now available in new specialty engineered material formulations that extend use and durability in applications such as gears and bearings, eliminating the need for oil and other external lubricants ...

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The technology uses a drop-on-demand method. The printer head deposits tiny silicone droplets on a substrate. In this way, the workpiece is built up layer by layer. The silicone is formulated so that the droplets flow together before the curing process begins, which is activated by UV light ...

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Evonik presents itself at K 2016 as a partner for complex requirements in the plastics industry Among the innovative solutions to be presented at K2016 are Polyamide-12-based materials for 3D printing. Evonik provides continuous support for the development of new products for 3D printing and will participate in the "Open Platform Program" of HP ...

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