Abcite(reg) 1060 thermoplastic powder coating is based on the same polymer chemistry as Surlyn ionomer resin, which is used as a golf ball cover. Abcite maintains impact resistance over a -20 to 120F temperature range and is used in the Thick-Coat Z-Bar football face mask for use by linemen and players in other contact-intensive positions. Abcite is UV-stable, and colors do not yellow or fade.
DuPont Packaging and Industrial Polymers, D-6008, Wilmington, DE 19898.
At this year's MD&M West show, lots of material suppliers are talking about new formulations for wearables and things that stick to the skin, whether it's adhesives, wound dressings, skin patches and other drug delivery devices, or medical electronics.
The US Congress has extended an important tax credit for solar energy, a move that’s good news for future investments in this type of alternative energy and for many stakeholders in the solar industry.
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