New Products From Teknor Apex Enable Compliance With Tough New EU Fire Standards For Wire and Cable
Oct10

New Products From Teknor Apex Enable Compliance With Tough New EU Fire Standards For Wire and Cable

Now that the European Union’s new Construction Products Regulation (CPR) has gone into effect, Teknor Apex Company is prepared to provide wire and cable manufacturers with low smoke halogen-free flame-retardant (LS HFFR) compounds which enable cables to comply with CPR for fire performance. Teknor Apex will highlight its Halguard® LS HFFR candidate compounds for compliance with CPR at IWCS 2017 (Booth 213). CPR affects products for...

Read More
SONGWON commissions second production line for thermoplastic urethanes
Oct10

SONGWON commissions second production line for thermoplastic urethanes

As part of its global expansion strategy, SONGWON has commissioned a second thermoplastic urethane (TPU) production line, to become operational in the fourth quarter of 2017. The company’s plant in Suwon, South Korea will be extended to increase TPU production capacity from 7,000 to 12,000 metric tons a year. With more than 35 years’ business and manufacturing experience in the field of urethanes, SONGWON is a market leader in South...

Read More
SACO AEI Polymers to Exhibit at IWCS Oct. 8th – 11th
Sep20

SACO AEI Polymers to Exhibit at IWCS Oct. 8th – 11th

The IWCS International Cable & Connectivity Symposium is the premier venue for new technologies in wire, cable and connectivity products, processes and applications. The IWCS Symposium Committee generates an extremely high caliber program for each year’s conference, with over 100 papers and presentations in 20 compelling sessions over three full days. On Oct. 8th – 11th, SACO AEI Polymers will be at booth# 425 and will be...

Read More
CRU’s 11 th Wire & Cable conference set to attract international stakeholders to  technology hub, Munich – Key speakers announced
May09

CRU’s 11 th Wire & Cable conference set to attract international stakeholders to technology hub, Munich – Key speakers announced

CRU Events is set to draw international industry stakeholders together in July at the 11 th Wire & Cable conference in Munich, as the Bavarian capital is Germany’s undisputed technology centre and boasting one of the world’s largest IT, communication and automotive industry hubs. “We are very excited to be bringing our Wire & Cable Conference to Munich, one of the world’s largest IT, communication and automotive industry hubs”...

Read More
Borlink™ extruded high voltage direct current technology sets new record at 640 kilovolt
Apr08

Borlink™ extruded high voltage direct current technology sets new record at 640 kilovolt

Borealis and Borouge, leading providers of innovative, value-creating solutions for the wire and cable industry, are proud to announce a new world record of 640 kilovolt (kV) for extruded high voltage direct current (HVDC) cable technology. The record-breaking voltage level and the robustness of a cable system based on Borlink™ LS4258DCE and Borlink™ LE0550DC was proven by way of successful type and pre-qualification testing in...

Read More
SACO AEI Polymers to Exhibit at Interwire 2017
Mar20

SACO AEI Polymers to Exhibit at Interwire 2017

SACO AEI Polymers is pleased to be exhibiting at Interwire 2017. Come visit us at booth #216 in Atlanta, GA on May 8-11, 2017. Introduced in 1981, Interwire is the largest and longest-running wire and cable marketplace in the Americas. Hosted biennially, Interwire is an international trade event that includes exhibiting companies, speakers, and visitors from more than 50 countries. The show crosses dozens of vertical industries...

Read More
CRU’s 11th Wire and Cable conference comes to Munich
Mar20

CRU’s 11th Wire and Cable conference comes to Munich

Germany has emerged as a world renewable energy leader, which makes the country the perfect place to understand the future of wire and cable consumption in power generation. This year’s conference will include special highlight sessions that focus on the future of renewable energy, connected living, automotive electronics and subsea wire and cable usage. These sessions will explore next generation applications of wire and cable and...

Read More
Borealis launches first ADCA-free material solution for data cables
Mar09

Borealis launches first ADCA-free material solution for data cables

Borealis and Borouge, leading providers of innovative, value-creating solutions for the energy industry, announce the launch of the first material solution free of azodicarbonamide (ADCA) for use as a blowing agent in foamed communication cables. As an innovative replacement solution, the ADCA-free grade HE4883 was developed in partnership with Brand-Rex Ltd, a leading developer of cabling solutions for network infrastructure and...

Read More
DuPont Announces New Guide to Non-Halogenated Flame-Retardant Polymers for the Electrical and Electronics Industry
Dec05

DuPont Announces New Guide to Non-Halogenated Flame-Retardant Polymers for the Electrical and Electronics Industry

Today, the electrical and electronics (E&E) industry is under unprecedented regulatory pressure to conform to tough health, safety and environmental directives that render many commonly used plastics and elastomers non-compliant. Now help is at hand with a new E&E White Paper just published by DuPont Performance Materials (DPM) that provides a step-by-step guide to the latest materials that comply with tough non-halogen, flame...

Read More
PolyOne Develops High-Performing Plasticizer Alternative for Flexible PVC
Nov14

PolyOne Develops High-Performing Plasticizer Alternative for Flexible PVC

PolyOne announced today the commercial availability of SynPlast™ L9TM plasticizer, containing equivalent performance characteristics to 810TM linear plasticizer. In addition, the new SynPlast option for flexible PVC features supply stability to help counteract historic supply chain disruptions of 810TM, and is formulated for use in wire and cable and automotive slush molding PVC applications. Flexible PVC compounders have...

Read More
High-Performance TPE Provides Multiple Processing Advantages Over Other TPEs and EPDM in Molded Automotive Interior Parts
Nov07

High-Performance TPE Provides Multiple Processing Advantages Over Other TPEs and EPDM in Molded Automotive Interior Parts

A new styrene block copolymer thermoplastic elastomer (TPE-S) for automotive interior parts such as cable ducts and grommets exhibits improved injection moldability compared with other elastomers while providing competitive physical properties and meeting stringent OEM requirements, it was announced today by Teknor Apex Company. Sarlink® ML-2355B compound has been approved by VAG for cable ducts. Used to guide cables in their...

Read More
DuPont Performance Materials Launches Operations at Europe’s First Zytel® HTN Polymer Production Facility
Oct11

DuPont Performance Materials Launches Operations at Europe’s First Zytel® HTN Polymer Production Facility

On Friday, 7 October 2016, in the presence of the Minister of Economic Affairs of North-Rhine Westphalia and several other esteemed guests, DuPont Performance Materials (DPM) officially launched the production of DuPont™ Zytel® HTN polymer at its Uentrop facility in Hamm, Germany. The decision to invest in production capacity of this key material in Europe for the first time reflects the company’s commitment to the polyamide industry...

Read More
Teknor Color Concentrates for Halogen-Free Applications Receive UL Certification of Compliance
Oct05

Teknor Color Concentrates for Halogen-Free Applications Receive UL Certification of Compliance

A series of color concentrates for wire and cable and other electronic applications required to be halogen-free (HF) has been certified by UL as conforming to its standard for HF materials, it was announced today by the Color Division of Teknor Apex Company. The UL certification applies to 14 concentrates supplied by Teknor Color in pellet form, using ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) and polyethylene (PE) polymers as carrier resins. ...

Read More
PolyOne Features Suite of Non-Halogen, High-Temperature  Material and Additive Solutions at Wire China 2016
Sep26

PolyOne Features Suite of Non-Halogen, High-Temperature Material and Additive Solutions at Wire China 2016

PolyOne is showcasing its extensive portfolio of high-performance polymer and colorant solutions at Wire China 2016 this week. Solutions on display are designed to address compliance with regulations and the need for innovation among wire and cable customers. Solutions range from non-halogen, flame retardant, and low smoke, to oil/chemical resistant and high-temperature materials. “The wire and cable industry is always looking for new...

Read More
Low-Shrink LS-HFFR Jacket Compound for Indoor/Outdoor Applications Exhibits Enhanced High-Temperature Performance
Sep08

Low-Shrink LS-HFFR Jacket Compound for Indoor/Outdoor Applications Exhibits Enhanced High-Temperature Performance

A new low-smoke halogen-free flame retardant (LS-HFFR) jacket compound provides enhanced resistance to thermal shock and excellent processability, along with the low-shrink properties required for fiber optic cable, it was announced today by Teknor Apex Company, which will introduce the product at Wire China 2016 (Booth W1E01) and at IWCS 2016 (Booth 213). Halguard® 58650 compound performs well over a broad temperature range, from a...

Read More
SACO AEI Polymers to Exhibit at IWCS Oct. 2nd – 5th
Aug08

SACO AEI Polymers to Exhibit at IWCS Oct. 2nd – 5th

Visit SACO AEI Polymers at booth 402 during the IWCS International Cable & Connectivity Symposium in Providence, RI Oct. 2nd – 5th. The IWCS International Cable & Connectivity Symposium is the premier venue for new technologies in wire, cable and connectivity products, processes and applications. The IWCS Symposium Committee generates an extremely high caliber program for each year’s conference, with over 100 papers and...

Read More
Manhattan Scientifics Signs Development Agreement with General Cable
Jul27

Manhattan Scientifics Signs Development Agreement with General Cable

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Manhattan Scientifics, Inc. (OTCQB:MHTX) announced today that it has signed a $500,000 Joint Development Agreement with General Cable (NYSE: BGC). “We are committed to being the industry leader in innovation for overhead conductors for transmission and distribution. This partnership strengthens our focus on nano-structured aluminum, an important technology platform that creates differentiated...

Read More
Leoni enhances expertise in injection moulding for medical technology
Jul05

Leoni enhances expertise in injection moulding for medical technology

Strengthening of systems business for mechanically and hygienically demanding applications Friesoythe – Leoni, the leading European provider of cables and cable systems to the automotive sector and other industries, has enhanced its expertise in the manufacture of overmoulded connections for medical equipment. In both high and low pressure processes, Business Unit Healthcare overmoulds thermoplastic and elastomer plastics; for...

Read More
Southwire Signs New Contract For SCR® System
Jun14

Southwire Signs New Contract For SCR® System

Carrollton, GA – June 14, 2016: SCR Technologies, Southwire Company, LLC announces the signing of a new contract with a company in the Asian Region. The contract calls for an SCR system that is designed for a production rate of 25 tonnes per hour.  The project includes the design of all operating equipment, from a skip cart furnace loader to a finished rod handling system.  The system will include a 10-stand Morgan “No Twist®” rolling...

Read More
Tough Nylon 6/12 for Automotive Cable Jackets Has Excellent Chemical Resistance and Withstands High Temperatures
Jun13

Tough Nylon 6/12 for Automotive Cable Jackets Has Excellent Chemical Resistance and Withstands High Temperatures

A new nylon 6/12 extrusion compound for automotive cable jackets provides excellent chemical resistance, withstands high service temperatures, and exhibits good dimensional stability as a result of low moisture absorption, it was announced today by the Nylon Division of Teknor Apex Company. The chemical resistance of Chemlon® 890 HNT001 nylon 6/12 is superior to that of nylon 6 and exhibits greater stress corrosion resistance upon...

Read More