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A Comparison of the Environmental Attributes of Thermoplastic vs. Thermoset Composites
Description: Stating that aerospace industry has increased the usage of composite structural components, this paper presents thermoplastic composites as most preferable components which reduce the parts cost. The paper compares the advantages of thermoplastics... More
Publisher: Celanese
Release Date: 2013-08-03
Specialty Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS) Compound for New Generations of Fiberoptic Connectors
Description: Discussing about the development of a new linear polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) compound, this paper presents Fortorn 8670A61 advantages such as excellent melt flow, low viscosity, low uniform shrinkage, and minimal moisture uptake. It states that... More
Publisher: Celanese
Release Date: 2013-08-03
Unfilled Liquid Crystal Polymers
Description: Highlighting that unfilled liquid crystal polymers (LCP) have excellent thermal and dimensional stability, and high strength, this paper presents the end-use and processing advantages of LCPs along with the help of a table. It briefly explains how... More
Publisher: Celanese
Release Date: 2013-02-13
Plastics for the Long Haul: Polymer Selection Helps Automotive Fuel-system Components Survive for the Life of the Vehicle.
Description: Overviewing how the use of right polymers could retain fuel systems' strength and dimension, this paper lists some plastics like polyamides, POM, POM-H, HDPE, PBT, and PPS which are used in fuel-system components. It explains how environmental and... More
Publisher: Celanese
Release Date: 2013-02-11
Plastics and Aggressive Fuels
Description: Stating that interaction of aggressive components with plastics could cause change in weight, and creep, this paper presents a study conducted by Ticona in order to develop a comprehensive data base on the interaction of selected plastics and fuels.... More
Publisher: Celanese
Release Date: 2013-02-08
Making Sense of High-Temperature Thermoplastics
Description: Stating that glass fiber reinforcement could improve polymer's heat deflection point, impact and creep resistance, this paper reviews the most commonly used high-temperature thermoplastics with high HDT. It briefly details about some selected... More
Publisher: Celanese
Release Date: 2013-02-06
Fuel Resistant Plastics
Description: Reviewing how plastics have replaced steel in many fuel components, this paper presents different properties of fuel system plastics along with their applications. Several properties like chemical resistance, dimensional stability, and permeability... More
Publisher: Celanese
Release Date: 2013-02-04
Design in Plastics
Description: Highlighting injection molding as the best method for making complex, finished plastic parts more precisely and economically, this paper explores how factors like design approaches and resin selection are useful in making optimum parts. It briefly... More
Publisher: Celanese
Release Date: 2013-02-01
Primer - Switching from Metals to Plastics
Description: Stating that the manufacturers are making profits by using plastics instead of metals, this paper lists the advantages of plastics such as greater design freedom, weight reduction, molded-in color, and good thermal insulators. It explains the basic... More
Publisher: Celanese
Release Date: 2013-01-30
How High Performance Liquid Crystal Polymers Cut the Cost of Precision Medical Parts
Description: This paper explains how medical device designers could improve part economics by using liquid crystal polymers, which eliminate costly machining, and provide more precise parts. It states that in order to understand the cost advantages that are... More
Publisher: Celanese
Release Date: 2013-01-28
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