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Trinseo and BASF have launched a new cooperation project, the production of styrene based on circular feedstock. Trinseo has recently been procuring first supplies of the synthetical chemical styrene based on circular feedstock from BASF for use in its Solution-Styrene Butadiene Rubber (S-SBR) and polystyrene products. Trinseo supplies S-SBR to major tires manufacturers while its PS products are used in applications such as food packaging and appliances. The first few customers have already processed the material.

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Conair has launched the new Eco air-cooled chillers, which are designed for outdoor installation and providing chilled water to plastics processing equipment indoors. According to the company, the packaged chillers are rugged enough to function efficiently under almost any ambient conditions, while providing a process-temperature set-point range that is among the widest in the industry.

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Hospital beds have special features both for the comfort and well-being of the patient and for the convenience of health care workers. People may focus on features that include adjustable height for the entire bed, the head, and the feet, adjustable side rails, and electronic buttons to operate both the bed and other nearby electronic devices. However, there is an unremarkable part that could cause inconvenience or discomfort to the patient if it is malfunctioned - a caster.

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Kraiburg TPE is presenting a new series of compounds with high content of recycled materials. With at least a 20 % proportion of postindustrial recycled materials, these compounds meet the OEMs’ high requirements and contribute to building a circular plastics economy. The company said that it has made intensive efforts to understand the future requirements of European OEMs. As a result it is now presenting the new RC/UV series targeted to meet the high requirements for OEMs’ automotive exteriors such as weathering resistance and a high surface quality, using a proportion of postindustrial recycled materials ranging from a minimum of 20 % to a maximum of 40 %. These product solutions will enable suppliers to replace current components with recycled materials-based thermoplastic elastomers.

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Avient has announced a global expansion of its reSound R recycled-content TPE range. This includes the launch of new grades in Europe that contain over 80 % recycled content, as well as versions in North America and Asia that are compatible with PC, ABS, and PC/ABS overmolding.

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Movacolor has launched a new version of its software for dosing plastic additives in February 2021. According to the company, the new software includes features such assensor neck integration, fast calibration options and a single shot test button for taking verification samples.

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Cabot Corporation announced the launch of a new Enermax 6 carbon nanotube (CNT) series. With its high aspect ratio, it is proven to be the most conductive multi-walled CNT product in the company’s portfolio, said Cabot. The Enermax 6 carbon nanotube series can enhance battery performance at lower loadings enabling a higher energy density of battery.

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In collaboration with accensors, a specialist in the development and production of film-based sensors, actuators and emitters, Covestro has developed a concept for wearable smart patches in medical diagnosis which focuses on the durable use of electronics. The concept includes Covestro polyurethane-based Baymedix raw materials for adhesives and foams, as well as Platilon TPU films. accensors has developed the sensor system and electronic modules.

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Face mask from Byonica produced by Eurgomma with Marfran TPE (Source: Marfran)

The Italian compounder Marfran teamed up with injection molding machinery supplier Negri Bossi for the production of face masks. Negri Bossi coordinated a pool of companies including Marfran and started in less than five weeks the production of reusable masks, sterilisable with interchangeable filter. The mask is entirely made of TPE. The Marfran.Med compounds were donated for this project by Marfran.

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SI Group, a manufacturer of additives, process solutions, active pharmaceutical ingredients, and chemical intermediates, will present its new advancements in plastic additives technologies and its rubber and chemical intermediate solutions at Chinaplas 2021 (Hall 15, Stall D39). The event will be held on 13 – 16 April 2021 at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center in Shenzhen, China.

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Research institutions and industry partners from Germany and South Africa are cooperating in the new MultiMat³ project as part of the European Union's M-era.Net program. Together, they are developing optimized and new materials for use in additive manufacturing technologies.

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