Solvay unveils high-strength, injection-moldable PEEK polymer for medical implantables

Specialty polymers supplier Solvay (Alpharetta, GA) has added 30% carbon-fiber-reinforced polyetheretherketone (PEEK) to its Solviva portfolio of healthcare materials. Suited for implantable device applications,...

SABIC Showcases New THERMOCOMP AM Compounds and 3D Printed Yacht Hull at formnext

Global chemical company SABIC, headquartered in Saudi Arabia, unveiled a dizzying amount of new materials at the RAPID + TCT show in May, reaffirming...

Our Future Pets May be Plastic and Metal Instead of Flesh and Blood

Robotic dogs and cats have garnered the love and attention of owners around the world, and are increasingly used for therapy purposes. What does...

Metal replacement in medical device saves OEM production time and expense

Apollo Medical Extrusion (Sandy, UT) typically presents polymers in its portfolio to medical device OEMs in terms of solutions, said Jonathan Jurgaitis, Senior Process...
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Polaris RZR 900 4 seater UHMW No drilling!

Demonstrating the installation of Ricochet 1/2" UHMW skids on a RZR 900 4 seat model.... Polaris RZR 900 4 seater UHMW No drilling! thumbnail courtesy...

Intel set to face a big challenge from new Qualcomm server CPUs

For many enterprise-class customers, Intel has been the go-to standard for a number of years, commanding over 98 percent of the market. AMD's Opteron...

Solving Energy Engineering Challenges with Teflon

Teflon, or polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), is one of the most versatile industrial coatings available today. Best known for its non-stick properties, Teflon offers an extremely...

Plastic Gears Are the Future

Plastic gearing has been increasing in usage as designers better understand their benefits and limitations. These gears can be produced by hobbing or stamping...

Sarcon® GR14A-50GY Thermal Interface Material offers thermal conductivity of 1.6 W/m•K.

Sarcon® GR14A-50GY from Fujipoly® is a low-cost general purpose thermal interface material that is offered in sheets or custom shapes to fit your exact...

Bisphenol A (BPA) Health Effects

Bisphenol A (BPA) is used as a plasticizer in polycarbonate plastic and epoxy resin production. In addition, it is used as an additive agent...