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Microbial susceptibility of various polymers and evaluation of thermoplastic elastomers with antimicrobial additives White Paper Examine the technical details of our research study to test against microbial attack, including the efficacy of GLS™ TPES with antimicrobial additives View
Chemically Resistant Polymers for Next Generation Devices White Paper Examine the damaging effects chemicals can have on the plastic components and learn about preventing environmental stress cracking in consumer and healthcare applications View
Whitepaper: Composite Overmolding Part Optimization White Paper Optimizing Part Design with Thermoplastic Composite Injection Overmolding: How localized reinforcement can reduce weight and improve performance View
TRENDWATCH™ Materials for Medical Wearables & Digital Health - eBook eBook Learn why wearables and digital technologies are becoming so integral to personal health View
Consumer Electronics November 2020 eBook A look at six tech segments poised for growth, and actionable ideas to boost product performance View
Liquid Chemical Foaming Additives - White Paper White Paper Explore the advantages and differences in using liquid vs conventional CFAs View
SMART DESIGN™ The Design - Materials Connection - eBook White Papers & eBooks Why design and materials should be inextricably linked for successful products View
Sustainable Solutions Portfolio 2020 White Papers & eBooks An innovator's handbook on sustainable solutions View
Smarter Materials™ High Performance Thermoplastics - eBook eBook Learn about high-performance thermoplastics that surpass commodity and engineering resins with their exceptional capabilities View
OnCap™ Light Shield Damage Protection - White Paper White Paper Information on the application and use of light shield additives to protect products from light damage View
Thermoplastic Elastomers in Medical Devices - White Paper White Paper Safety factors, barrier properties and applications of TPEs in medical devices View
What's the Difference? TPEs and Liquid Silicone Rubber - eBook eBook This high-level, objective look at both TPEs and LSR touches on some key topics to consider in three critical categories—design, production and performance—to help you make a more informed decision View
TPE Overmolding Solutions for Engineering Thermoplastics - White Paper White Paper The focus for this study was to develop thermoplastic elastomer compounds that would overmold onto substrates made from Nylon (PA), Polycarbonate (PC), Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS), and PC/ABS alloys View
What's the Difference?™ Fillers & Reinforcements - eBook eBook Find out more about glass and carbon fibers and their role in improving stiffness, learn about mineral fillers and their effect on dimensional stability, and explore the many metallic filler options and their benefits View
TPEs with Improved Barrier Performance - White Paper White Paper Recent developments of medium barrier, high barrier and super high barrier TPEs and their applications in food and medical packaging View
What's the Difference? TPEs vs. Silicones for Portable Speakers - eBook(Chinese) eBook Learn protection and durability differences, pros and cons of each material, suggested applications and more in this e-book View
Universal Polyamide Overmold Thermoplastic Elastomer - White Paper White Paper Background of old nylon overmolding compared to new polyamide technology View
Coconut Water in PET Bottles - Whitepaper White Paper Discover how Avient’s ColorMatrix Amosorb oxygen scavengers and Ultimate UV™ light barrier can protect coconut water from oxygen and light-induced degradation View
CPSIA Questions & Answers - White Paper White Paper Guidance on the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) for small businesses, resellers, crafters and charities View
TrendWatch™ Materials Matter for LEDs - eBook eBook Learn more about the four major components of LED luminaires and the innovative polymer materials that can deliver benefits for manufacturers and consumers View
Anti-Counterfeiting - What Brand Owners Need to Know - White Paper White Paper Counterfeiting is a serious and fast growing problem in business, but in this white paper, Avient outlines the detriments of counterfeiting, and what you can do to combat this phenomenon View
Smart Materials™ Advanced Composites for Demanding Applications - eBook eBook Take a comprehensive look at composite materials to help you identify the best solution for your needs View
How TPEs Can Help Medical and Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Meet Growing Global Demand - White Paper White Paper This whitepaper details how TPEs can be used to meet global demand for healthcare devices and apparatus View
Trendwatch™: Medical Wearables + Digital Health - eBook eBook Learn why wearables and digital technologies are becoming so integral to personal health View
Material Selection for Four Healthcare Environments - White Paper White Paper Find out which materials make sense for your products, no matter where they’re used View