15 April 2004
15 April 2004
Johns Manville introduced their ThermoFlow densified chopped strands for thermoplastic compounds a new product at JEC 2004 in Paris.
ThermoFlow is claimed to have superior processing properties for extrusion applications combined with improved mechanical and matrix bonding properties. It will be available in 4mm fibre lengths for a wide range of thermoplastics such as PA, PP, PBT and other compounds. Applications include automotive, electrical and consumer goods.
“Over the past year, our ThermoFlow products have been successfully introduced in North America, helping our customer reach a new level of performance. Our next step is to incorporate the technology at our Trnava, Slovakia facility by October 2004”. Said Karin Demez, Global Products Manager and Account Manager for Thermoplastics.
Kordsa, operating in tire, construction reinforcement and composites technologies market with its mission ‘We Reinforce Life’, has launched a new campaign with the slogan ‘Inspired from life, we reinforce life’.
Dura Composites has expanded its Dura Deck range to include Dura Deck Resist, a co-extruded decking board with an innovative 360 degree outer angle which protects its core from the elements, as well as a new and improved Dura Deck Eco.
The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) has partnered with Composites Australia to provide Australian civil and composite engineers with access to the latest knowledge on an innovative reinforcing solution to the costly corrosion of concrete infrastructure.