Designed for injection and compression molded closure applications, SURPASS IGs153‐A from Nova Chemicals is a bimodal, high-density polyethylene resin with organoleptic properties and quality processibility that preserves beverage taste.
A new grade of Surpass high-performance PE from Nova Chemicals is designed specifically for use with in thin-wall injection molding application. The low viscosity of Surpass Ifs932 is said to allow injection molders to achieve easier mold fills, shorter cycle times, and overall energy savings.
Nova Chemicals (Pittsburgh, PA) has released its Styrosun® weather-resistant polystyrene to the North American market. Styrosun is an EPDM rubber-modified, high-impact PS that exhibits higher resistance to UV rays and oxidative deterioration than traditional styrenic polymers.
Nova Chemicals’s (Pittsburgh, PA) LF-Y320-C LDPE resin is said to enhance processing for manufacturers of thick films used for heavy-duty sacks for sand, rock salt, mulch, and other heavy bulk materials.