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Chromaflo Technologies launches new pigment paste product lines

September 11th, 2013 | By Angela in aerospace, Aerospace Industry, Allgemein, Architecture, Automotive Industry, Biomaterials, Boatbuilders, Business, Composite production, Construction Industry, Design, Innovation, Marine, Sports industry, Technology, Wind Energy Industry | No Comments »

Meet Chromaflo in Stuttgart next week – booth A40 in hall 6!

The largest independent global supplier of advanced colorants and chemical dispersions for the paint, coatings and thermoset plastics industry, will launch a number of pigment paste lines and a chemical thickener line in Europe during Composites Europe in Stuttgart.

Image-20981The new product lines in Europe include specialized pigment pastes for unsaturated polyester (CF line), polyurethane pultrusion (UPL line), other polyurethane processes (DL line), epoxy (EDC-ND line) and plasticizer applications (DH line). Along with these standard product lines, Chromaflo Technologies also provides custom-formulated dispersions, color matching and toll processing. Read Full Post

3. Deutscher WPC Kongress in Köln

Dezember 17th, 2009 | By Angela in Architecture, Awards, Biocomposites, Biomaterials, Innovation | No Comments »

Steigender Absatz von Holz-Polymer-Werkstoffen (Wood Plastic Composites) auch in der Wirtschaftskrise. Der Dritte Deutsche WPC-Kongress in Köln (2. und 3. Dezember) kann sich mit 300 Teilnehmern aus 26 Ländern sowie 30 Ausstellern als europäischer Leitkongress der Branche weiter etablieren.

WPC thermal siding QVWPC China

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Biomaterials: from a pencil sharpener to a peg

September 7th, 2009 | By Angela in Automotive Industry, Biocomposites, Biomaterials, Business, Exhibitors, Innovation | No Comments »

The innovation prize for the young group of biomaterials will be awarded this year for the second time (Photo: Coperion). The experts of the AVK – Industrievereinigung Verstärkte Kunststoffe e.V. forecast an annual double-digit percentage growth rate for natural fibre reinforced plastics as well as for wood-plastic composites (WPC).  The reasons for this are the aspects of energy saving during production and the associated reduction in carbon dioxide.

The most important applications are the automobile, construction, furniture as well as industrial and consumer goods. Even so, the use of natural fibre reinforced plastics is stagnating in the automobile sector in the German market which currently accounts for 30,000 tons annually.

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