Solvay, a leading global supplier of high-performance thermoplastics, announced today that its KetaSpire® polyetheretherketone (PEEK), one of the highest performing semi-crystalline thermoplastics commercially available, has been chosen by BGI, the world’s largest genomics organization based in Shenzhen, China, for use in its next-generation sequencing platform, BGISEQ-500.
Solvay at Chinaplas 2016: An Array of Advanced Polymer Solutions to Serve China’s Roadmap for Sustainable Growth
Shanghai, China, April 24, 2016 – Solvay, an international chemical group and leader in high-performance polymers for demanding applications, today announced its Specialty Polymers and Engineering Plastics business units will highlight a full array of advanced product solutions during Chinaplas 2016 (April 25-28) in Shanghai (Booth N1A01) targeted to meet China’s ambitious drive for economically, environmentally and socially responsible progress.
Solvay Launches Three New Cogegum® GFR XLPO-HFFR Compounds for Wire & Cable Applications in Oil & Gas, Automotive and E&E
Solvay, a leading global supplier of high-performance polymers, has added three new grades to its Cogegum® silane grafted, polyolefin-based, cross-linkable and halogen-free flame retardant (GFR XLPO-HFFR) compounds portfolio.
Solvay Ultra Polymers Promote Reliable Performance for New Cutting-Edge Optical Fibers and Cables from Optacore
Solvay Specialty Polymers, a leading global supplier of high-performance thermoplastics, announced today that Optacore, a world-class supplier of advanced cabling, chose Solvay’s KetaSpire® KT-851 NT polyetheretherketone (PEEK) and AvaSpire® AV-630 NT polyaryletherketone (PAEK) to coat two new OptaGuide HT™ optical fiber systems for high-speed data networking and demanding sensor applications in construction, oil and gas, and other extreme end-use environments.
Solvay Specialty Polymers, a leading global supplier of high-performance thermoplastics, announced today that eight grades of its Radel® polyphenlysulfone (PPSU) resin are now available through ResMart LLC, a sister business of RTP Company. The agreement with ResMart will expand market access and technical support for these proven Radel® PPSU grades.
Solvay and Medacta Complete Unique Study Comparing Carbon Footprint of Single-Use and Reusable Surgical Instruments
Solvay Specialty Polymers, a leading global supplier of high-performance thermoplastics, reported today the results of a major study challenging perceptions that single-use medical instruments have a negative environmental impact vs. reusable instruments.
Solvay Specialty Polymers, a leading global supplier of high-performance polymers, announced today that Zeniva ® polyetheretherketone (PEEK), one of the four products comprising its family of Solviva® Biomaterials offered for use in implantable devices, has successfully passed the biocompatibility testing at the China Food and Drug Administration’s Tianjin Medical Device Quality Supervision and Inspection Center.
ResMart’s North American customers now have access to a variety of KetaSpire® pellet or powder grades, available in a broad range of melt flow indices and in black or natural colors.
Polimotor 2 All-Polymer Race Engine Project Chooses Solvay’s Amodel® PPA and Tecnoflon® FKM for Water Cooling Components and Seals
Solvay Specialty Polymers, a leading global supplier of high-performance polymers, announced today that the water inlet/outlet fixture in the Polimotor 2 engine’s cooling system will be fabricated from Solvay’s Amodel® A-8930 HS polyphthalamide (PPA), a high-performing reinforced grade that retains mechanical properties in high-temperature engine coolant better than standard polyamide 66 (PA66).