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portfolio of renewable polyols
Perstorp is announcing world’s first portfolio of renewable alternatives to the essential polyols Pentaerythritol (Penta), Trimethylolpropane (TMP), and Neopentyl glycol (Neo). The product portfolio will be globally launched at China Coat. The launch is a response to the fast growing global need for more sustainable Coatings, Resins and Synthetic Lubricants to mention a few. This means that Perstorp is the only chemical company in the world to offer all three essential polyols Penta, TMP and Neo in both traditional and renewable forms.
Dymax Europe new medical white paper
Dymax Corporation recently published a new white paper that outlines challenges facing medical device manufacturers using hard-to-bond substrates and identifies how to overcome them.
Perstorp and 3D4Makers are developing a new generation of high quality, high performance filament. As the world’s first fifth-generation 3D filament, Facilan™ enables applications previously unobtainable with other 3D printing materials. Developed jointly by Perstorp and 3D4makers, Facilan delivers fit-forpurpose filaments for 3D additive manufacturing. Currently comprising three materials, the Facilan portfolio is designed to meet the toughest requirements for a wide range of medical and manufacturing products.
This relationship will reportedly provide the converter base with proven plug-and-play solutions.
BYK Additives & Instruments, one of the world’s leading suppliers of additives and measuring instruments, is key sponsor and co-organizer with the Royal Society of Chemistry of the one-day Commercialization of Pickering Emulsions workshop.
Chinacoat is evolving rapidly as a leading venue for the Asian coatings industry, and it takes place again in Shanghai, China from 15-17 November this year.
At InPrint, which takes place from 14.-16. November in Munich, IST METZ will present together with its subsidiary ITL in hall A6 at booth 613 innovative new products as well as standard and LED units for curing and industrial coatings by using UV light.
The printing-ink manufacturer massively expands its C2C product portfolio for the sheetfed offset market.
A new industry initiative, FoodSafeUV, has been formed to promote the safety of UV inks and varnishes for indirect food contact packaging, and is already proposing food safe UV certification.
At Bondexpo, taking place from 9.-12. October in Stuttgart, Germany, UV system manufacturer IST METZ will be presenting a wide range of products for curing adhesives and composites using UV technology at booth 6513 in hall 6.