Zeon Chemicals (Louisville, KY) has enhanced its low-temperature hydrogenated nitrile rubber (HNBR) to meet the needs of oil, energy, automotive, aerospace, and industrial environments. Zetpol 4310 HNBR provides low-temperature performance, mechanical properties, and improved processability, while also yielding high-temperature resistance not previously attainable with these materials. Compared to earlier-generation HNBRs, Zetpol 4310 has better processability, improved low-temperature tensile strength, reduced compression set, and improved retention of properties after aging. For more information on Zetpol 4310 HNBR, go to www.zeonchemicals.com/P1.
A new federally sponsored manufacturing innovation center to strengthen US manufacturing abilities in fiber-reinforced composites has formed, bringing together materials suppliers, OEMs, university R&D labs, and national labs.
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