SABIC has announced it has collaborated with Dongfeng Motors, one of the largest truck manufacturers in China, on the development of a novel plastic composite hybrid solution to produce a strong lightweight truck-mounted toolbox.
SABIC has launched new LNP ELCRIN WF006XXPiQ compound and LNP ELCRIN WF0061XPiQ compound, the first two grades in a new portfolio of materials that incorporate pre-consumer recycled glass fibre diverted from the waste stream of industrial processes.
SABIC’s Luc Govaerts, director of formulation & application development, Specialties business and EconCore’s chief operations officer, Tomasz Czarnecki discuss the synergy of the companies’ material and process technologies for new honeycomb structures that combine significant weight savings, thermal stability, rigidity and insulation capabilities.
With the desire to improve the circularity of large format additive manufacturing (LFAM), SABIC and Local Motors, a next-generation vehicle manufacturer, completed a joint study on the feasibility of recycling scrap thermoplastic parts and shavings from the 3D printing process.
A combination of excellent mechanical, thermal and chemical properties is proving a winning solution for Ultem resin from Sabic in lightweight spectacle frames with novel decorative effects from Zhengda Optical.
Mike Richardson met with SABIC during the recent JEC World, Paris event to witness a major milestone in what the company claims is a trailblazing initiative to digitise and automate large-scale composites manufacturing.