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High-impact PET for structural parts

Ticona reports that its new Impet Hi 430 PET, an injection moldable thermoplastic polyester, has 40 percent higher notched impact strength than conventional glass-reinforced PET resins."Through recent...


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January 1, 1999 by Canadian Plastics

Ticona reports that its new Impet Hi 430 PET, an injection moldable thermoplastic polyester, has 40 percent higher notched impact strength than conventional glass-reinforced PET resins.

“Through recent technology breakthroughs, we’ve managed to make a PET grade that is much tougher than conventional PET grades and more durable even at low temperatures,” says Ticona program director, Steve Leyrer. At room temperature the new PET has 73 Mpa tensile and 4200 Mpa flexural modulus.

The PET-based resin is suitable for automobiles, appliances, construction, furniture, electrical and electronic applications.

Ticona 800/235-2637

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