Aviation


Clariant’s low-halogen “warning orange” makes a colorful impact in China 

Clariant’s PV Fast® Pigments Range for attractive colors for electric vehicle charging stations & piles and selected PV Fast® Oranges for the typical orange “warning color” for electric charging cables, connectors and sockets. 
(Photo: Clariant)Shanghai, May 16, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, caught the eye of China’s automotive industry at Chinaplas 2018 with its “warning orange” low-halogen controlled pigments for coloring high voltage components of electric and hybrid vehicles in line with latest regulations.

SABIC showcases advanced thermoplastic materials and manufacturing processes at Aircraft Interiors Expo

The progression of ‘light weighting’ aircraft components is a vital enabler in allowing airlines globally to minimize costs and reduce maintenance and refurbishment cycles, while maintaining the highest levels of safety excellence, design flexibility and improved passenger experience. Harper Engineering Stow Bin Latch Cover made with SABIC’s ULTEM™ polyetherimide (PEI) resin, a key constituent of TenCate Cetex® TC1000 Premium.HAMBURG, GERMANY, April 10, 2018 - The progression of ‘light weighting’ aircraft components is a vital enabler in allowing airlines globally to minimize costs and reduce maintenance and refurbishment cycles, while maintaining the highest levels of safety excellence, design flexibility and improved passenger experience. Advanced thermoplastic composites are an emerging solution for such applications. Widespread adoption of thermoplastic composites depends on new material technologies, upscaling of efficient production processes and expert application know-how. SABIC is focusing heavily in all three areas.

Clariant to increase prices for Masterbatch and Compound products containing titanium dioxide, polymers, carbon black, pigments, dyes and additives

ClariantMuttenz, March 9, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in masterbatches and specialty compounds, has today announced a price increase globally for its entire range of masterbatch and compound products containing titanium dioxide, polymers, carbon black, pigments, dyes and several additives by 4- 7% (depending on the grade, concentration and quality of the titanium dioxide, polymer, carbon black, pigments, dyes and additives).

Henkel flying high with aerospace composite solutions at JEC World 2018

Henkel flying high with aerospace composite solutions at JEC World 2018. (Photo: Henkel, PR049)Düsseldorf, Germany – Sky’s getting busy: Boeing and Airbus forecast a worldwide demand for up to 40,000 new aircrafts over the next two decades. With a 10-year production backlog and new aircrafts increasingly counting on lightweight composites, both Henkel’s expertise in process automation and its high-impact solutions for the aerospace industry are in high demand.

Clariant to increase prices for Masterbatch and Compound products containing titanium dioxide, carbon black, pigments, dyes and several additives

ClariantMuttenz, December 19, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in masterbatches and specialty compounds, has today announced a price increase globally for all masterbatch and compound products containing titanium dioxide, carbon black, pigments, dyes and several additives by 8% (depending on the grade, concentration and quality of the titanium dioxide, carbon black, pigments, dyes and additives).

Clariant launches 3D Printing business to provide solutions for the fast-changing Additive Manufacturing market

Clariant 3D Printer Filament. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, December 6, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced its new dedicated 3D Printing business to meet the demand of the fast-changing Additive Manufacturing market for premium and customized 3D printer filaments.

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