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A Practical Logic of Cognitive Systems     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
AASRI Procedia     Open Access   (Followers: 15)
Academic Pediatrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25, SJR: 1.402, h-index: 51)
Academic Radiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22, SJR: 1.008, h-index: 75)
Accident Analysis & Prevention     Partially Free   (Followers: 89, SJR: 1.109, h-index: 94)
Accounting Forum     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25, SJR: 0.612, h-index: 27)
Accounting, Organizations and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30, SJR: 2.515, h-index: 90)
Achievements in the Life Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Acta Anaesthesiologica Taiwanica     Open Access   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.338, h-index: 19)
Acta Astronautica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 371, SJR: 0.726, h-index: 43)
Acta Automatica Sinica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Acta Biomaterialia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27, SJR: 2.02, h-index: 104)
Acta Colombiana de Cuidado Intensivo     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Acta de Investigación Psicológica     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Acta Ecologica Sinica     Open Access   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.172, h-index: 29)
Acta Haematologica Polonica     Free   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.123, h-index: 8)
Acta Histochemica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.604, h-index: 38)
Acta Materialia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 235, SJR: 3.683, h-index: 202)
Acta Mathematica Scientia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.615, h-index: 21)
Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.442, h-index: 21)
Acta Oecologica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.915, h-index: 53)
Acta Otorrinolaringologica (English Edition)     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Acta Otorrinolaringológica Española     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.311, h-index: 16)
Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica B     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Acta Poética     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Acta Psychologica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25, SJR: 1.365, h-index: 73)
Acta Sociológica     Open Access  
Acta Tropica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 1.059, h-index: 77)
Acta Urológica Portuguesa     Open Access  
Actas Dermo-Sifiliograficas     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Actas Dermo-Sifiliográficas (English Edition)     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Actas Urológicas Españolas     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.383, h-index: 19)
Actas Urológicas Españolas (English Edition)     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Actualites Pharmaceutiques     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.141, h-index: 3)
Actualites Pharmaceutiques Hospitalieres     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.112, h-index: 2)
Acupuncture and Related Therapies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Acute Pain     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Ad Hoc Networks     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.967, h-index: 57)
Addictive Behaviors     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 1.514, h-index: 92)
Addictive Behaviors Reports     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Additive Manufacturing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 1.039, h-index: 5)
Additives for Polymers     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22)
Advanced Cement Based Materials     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 136, SJR: 5.2, h-index: 222)
Advanced Engineering Informatics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 1.265, h-index: 53)
Advanced Powder Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.739, h-index: 33)
Advances in Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.299, h-index: 15)
Advances in Agronomy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15, SJR: 2.071, h-index: 82)
Advances in Anesthesia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 27, SJR: 0.169, h-index: 4)
Advances in Antiviral Drug Design     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Advances in Applied Mathematics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 1.054, h-index: 35)
Advances in Applied Mechanics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.801, h-index: 26)
Advances in Applied Microbiology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22, SJR: 1.286, h-index: 49)
Advances In Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16, SJR: 3.31, h-index: 42)
Advances in Biological Regulation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 2.277, h-index: 43)
Advances in Botanical Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.619, h-index: 48)
Advances in Cancer Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26, SJR: 2.215, h-index: 78)
Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.9, h-index: 30)
Advances in Catalysis     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 2.139, h-index: 42)
Advances in Cell Aging and Gerontology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Advances in Cellular and Molecular Biology of Membranes and Organelles     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Advances in Chemical Engineering     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.183, h-index: 23)
Advances in Child Development and Behavior     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.665, h-index: 29)
Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 1.268, h-index: 45)
Advances in Clinical Chemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 29, SJR: 0.938, h-index: 33)
Advances in Colloid and Interface Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18, SJR: 2.314, h-index: 130)
Advances in Computers     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.223, h-index: 22)
Advances in Dermatology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Advances in Developmental Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Advances in Digestive Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Advances in DNA Sequence-Specific Agents     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Advances in Drug Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22)
Advances in Ecological Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 46, SJR: 3.25, h-index: 43)
Advances in Engineering Software     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.486, h-index: 10)
Advances in Experimental Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Advances in Experimental Social Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 44, SJR: 5.465, h-index: 64)
Advances in Exploration Geophysics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Advances in Fluorine Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Advances in Food and Nutrition Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 52, SJR: 0.674, h-index: 38)
Advances in Fuel Cells     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16)
Advances in Genetics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15, SJR: 2.558, h-index: 54)
Advances in Genome Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Advances in Geophysics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 2.325, h-index: 20)
Advances in Heat Transfer     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22, SJR: 0.906, h-index: 24)
Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.497, h-index: 31)
Advances in Human Factors/Ergonomics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26)
Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.396, h-index: 27)
Advances in Immunology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 36, SJR: 4.152, h-index: 85)
Advances in Inorganic Chemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 1.132, h-index: 42)
Advances in Insect Physiology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3, SJR: 1.274, h-index: 27)
Advances in Integrative Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Advances in Intl. Accounting     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Advances in Life Course Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.764, h-index: 15)
Advances in Lipobiology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Advances in Magnetic and Optical Resonance     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Advances in Marine Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16, SJR: 1.645, h-index: 45)
Advances in Mathematics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 3.261, h-index: 65)
Advances in Medical Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.489, h-index: 25)
Advances in Medicinal Chemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Advances in Microbial Physiology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 1.44, h-index: 51)
Advances in Molecular and Cell Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 23)
Advances in Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Advances in Molecular Toxicology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.324, h-index: 8)
Advances in Nanoporous Materials     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Advances in Oncobiology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Advances in Organ Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Advances in Organometallic Chemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15, SJR: 2.885, h-index: 45)
Advances in Parallel Computing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.148, h-index: 11)
Advances in Parasitology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 2.37, h-index: 73)
Advances in Pediatrics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 24, SJR: 0.4, h-index: 28)
Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Advances in Pharmacology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15, SJR: 1.718, h-index: 58)
Advances in Physical Organic Chemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.384, h-index: 26)
Advances in Phytomedicine     Full-text available via subscription  
Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.248, h-index: 11)
Advances in Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Advances in Plant Pathology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Advances in Porous Media     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Advances in Protein Chemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
Advances in Protein Chemistry and Structural Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20, SJR: 1.5, h-index: 62)
Advances in Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 62)
Advances in Quantum Chemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.478, h-index: 32)
Advances in Radiation Oncology     Open Access  
Advances in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.1, h-index: 2)
Advances in Space Biology and Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Advances in Space Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 366, SJR: 0.606, h-index: 65)
Advances in Structural Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Advances in Surgery     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.823, h-index: 27)
Advances in the Study of Behavior     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 31, SJR: 1.321, h-index: 56)
Advances in Veterinary Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16)
Advances in Veterinary Science and Comparative Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Advances in Virus Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 1.878, h-index: 68)
Advances in Water Resources     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 45, SJR: 2.408, h-index: 94)
Aeolian Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.973, h-index: 22)
Aerospace Science and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 334, SJR: 0.816, h-index: 49)
AEU - Intl. J. of Electronics and Communications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.318, h-index: 36)
African J. of Emergency Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.344, h-index: 6)
Ageing Research Reviews     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 3.289, h-index: 78)
Aggression and Violent Behavior     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 446, SJR: 1.385, h-index: 72)
Agri Gene     Hybrid Journal  
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 2.18, h-index: 116)
Agricultural Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 31, SJR: 1.275, h-index: 74)
Agricultural Water Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 41, SJR: 1.546, h-index: 79)
Agriculture and Agricultural Science Procedia     Open Access  
Agriculture and Natural Resources     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 56, SJR: 1.879, h-index: 120)
Ain Shams Engineering J.     Open Access   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.434, h-index: 14)
Air Medical J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.234, h-index: 18)
AKCE Intl. J. of Graphs and Combinatorics     Open Access   (SJR: 0.285, h-index: 3)
Alcohol     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.922, h-index: 66)
Alcoholism and Drug Addiction     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Alergologia Polska : Polish J. of Allergology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Alexandria Engineering J.     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.436, h-index: 12)
Alexandria J. of Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Algal Research     Partially Free   (Followers: 8, SJR: 2.05, h-index: 20)
Alkaloids: Chemical and Biological Perspectives     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Allergologia et Immunopathologia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.46, h-index: 29)
Allergology Intl.     Open Access   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.776, h-index: 35)
Alpha Omegan     Full-text available via subscription   (SJR: 0.121, h-index: 9)
ALTER - European J. of Disability Research / Revue Européenne de Recherche sur le Handicap     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.158, h-index: 9)
Alzheimer's & Dementia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 48, SJR: 4.289, h-index: 64)
Alzheimer's & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Alzheimer's & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Ambulatory Pediatrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
American Heart J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 49, SJR: 3.157, h-index: 153)
American J. of Cardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 48, SJR: 2.063, h-index: 186)
American J. of Emergency Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 41, SJR: 0.574, h-index: 65)
American J. of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 1.091, h-index: 45)
American J. of Geriatric Psychiatry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 1.653, h-index: 93)
American J. of Human Genetics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 32, SJR: 8.769, h-index: 256)
American J. of Infection Control     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26, SJR: 1.259, h-index: 81)
American J. of Kidney Diseases     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 31, SJR: 2.313, h-index: 172)
American J. of Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 46, SJR: 2.023, h-index: 189)
American J. of Medicine Supplements     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
American J. of Obstetrics and Gynecology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 201, SJR: 2.255, h-index: 171)
American J. of Ophthalmology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 60, SJR: 2.803, h-index: 148)
American J. of Ophthalmology Case Reports     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
American J. of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 1.249, h-index: 88)
American J. of Otolaryngology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24, SJR: 0.59, h-index: 45)
American J. of Pathology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27, SJR: 2.653, h-index: 228)
American J. of Preventive Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26, SJR: 2.764, h-index: 154)
American J. of Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35, SJR: 1.286, h-index: 125)
American J. of the Medical Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.653, h-index: 70)
Ampersand : An Intl. J. of General and Applied Linguistics     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Anaerobe     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 1.066, h-index: 51)
Anaesthesia & Intensive Care Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 59, SJR: 0.124, h-index: 9)
Anaesthesia Critical Care & Pain Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Anales de Cirugia Vascular     Full-text available via subscription  
Anales de Pediatría     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.209, h-index: 27)
Anales de Pediatría (English Edition)     Full-text available via subscription  
Anales de Pediatría Continuada     Full-text available via subscription   (SJR: 0.104, h-index: 3)
Analytic Methods in Accident Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 2.577, h-index: 7)
Analytica Chimica Acta     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 36, SJR: 1.548, h-index: 152)
Analytical Biochemistry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 164, SJR: 0.725, h-index: 154)
Analytical Chemistry Research     Open Access   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.18, h-index: 2)
Analytical Spectroscopy Library     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Anesthésie & Réanimation     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Anesthesiology Clinics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22, SJR: 0.421, h-index: 40)
Angiología     Full-text available via subscription   (SJR: 0.124, h-index: 9)
Angiologia e Cirurgia Vascular     Open Access  

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Journal Cover Additives for Polymers
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  • EMPA's environmentally friendly EDA-DOPO flame retardant poised for market
           entry
    • Abstract: Publication date: November 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 11
      Researchers at EMPA, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology in Dübendorf, have developed EDA-DOPO, a novel, environmentally friendly flame retardant for use as a replacement for halogenated chemicals in polyurethane (PU) foams. Additionally, the team have derived and patented a sustainable and economical synthesis method for the new flame retardant. Now, through the collaboration of two of EMPA's industrial partners, the innovation is advancing towards its market launch.

      PubDate: 2017-12-27T09:20:25Z
       
  • Ampacet launches SynTear to further enhance synthetic paper range
    • Abstract: Publication date: November 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 11
      Colour and additive masterbatch producer Ampacet Corp of Tarrytown, NY, USA, has extended its Paper 2.0 additive technology range with the introduction of SynTear™. The new masterbatch enables the production of synthetic tissue that looks, feels and tears like paper, with the additional advantages of moisture resistance, and ease of processing, the company reports.

      PubDate: 2017-12-27T09:20:25Z
       
  • BASF develops global UV mapping tool with space agencies
    • Abstract: Publication date: November 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 11
      A partnership between BASF, the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in the USA has developed a new tool to help maximize the service life of plastic products by precisely matching the dosage levels of light stabilizers to the predicted intensity of UV radiation in different parts of the world. The tool is based on an extensive set of maps showing global UV radiation levels created by scientists at the two space agencies.

      PubDate: 2017-12-27T09:20:25Z
       
  • Axel Plastics presents new mould release for bottle caps
    • Abstract: Publication date: November 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 11
      Connecticut-based Axel Plastics Research Laboratories, Inc, a manufacturer of mould releases and processing aids, has launched a new mould release specifically designed to reduce friction and improve torque release in bottle caps and closures. The company recommends INT-33CFW for use in caps and closures made with high density polyethylene (HDPE) and polypropylene (PP), but says it may also be suitable for use in other thermoplastic resins requiring compliance with relevant US Food and Drug Administration regulations for food containers.

      PubDate: 2017-12-27T09:20:25Z
       
  • Addivant extends antioxidants family with new range for polypropylene
           compounds
    • Abstract: Publication date: November 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 11
      Polymer additives producer Addivant of Danbury, CT, USA, has introduced a new series of antioxidants that are claimed to deliver significant improvements in performance and cost savings for compounders and recyclers of polypropylene (PP). The Ultranox® 800 series initially comprises three grades – Ultranox 813, 815 and 817 – designed for PP applications that require greater colour stability, good storage stability at high temperatures and extreme process stability, combined with enhanced cost efficiency, the company reports.

      PubDate: 2017-12-27T09:20:25Z
       
  • Americhem unveils musically themed 2018–2019 colour trends
    • Abstract: Publication date: November 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 11
      US polymer colorants and additives producer Americhem has revealed the six new colour palettes that form its 2018–2019 Colour Trends forecast for polymeric products. In this ninth edition of the company's annual colour trends guide, the colour families are linked by a musical theme and comprise: Motown, Techno, Festival, Bossa Nova, Lullaby and Concerto.

      PubDate: 2017-12-27T09:20:25Z
       
  • Birla Carbon opens Chinese carbon black plant
    • Abstract: Publication date: November 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 11
      In China, Aditya Birla Group company Birla Carbon has opened its new, greenfield carbon black plant in Jining, Shandong province, marking the completion of the first phase of a dual-stage construction project. The facility currently has an installed capacity of 120 000 tonnes/year but this will be expanded to 240 000 tonnes/year in the second phase, the company says.

      PubDate: 2017-12-27T09:20:25Z
       
  • Nippon Electric Glass acquires PPG's remaining glass fibre operations
    • Abstract: Publication date: November 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 11
      PPG has completed the sale of its remaining North American glass fibre operations to Japanese glass manufacturer Nippon Electric Glass for about US$541 million, subject to post-closing adjustments. The divestment marks the final stage in PPG's withdrawal from the glass manufacturing sector.

      PubDate: 2017-12-27T09:20:25Z
       
  • Owens Corning expands chopped strand production in France
    • Abstract: Publication date: November 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 11
      US firm Owens Corning plans to invest US$50 million to rebuild a glass melter and expand production capacity by about 25% at its Chambéry composites manufacturing facility in France. The company expects the state-of-the-art melter to be in operation by mid-2018. The expansion will support growing European demand for thermoplastics, Owens Corning says.

      PubDate: 2017-12-27T09:20:25Z
       
  • X-Rite's latest multi-angle spectrophotometers quantify effect finishes
    • Abstract: Publication date: November 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 11
      Colour science specialist X-Rite Inc and its subsidiary Pantone LLC have unveiled a new range of portable multi-angle spectrophotometers that are claimed to set a new standard for the characterization of effect finishes. The next-generation MA-T family are the first instruments to combine colour imaging and multi-angle spectral measurement to quantify colour, sparkle and coarseness, the companies report.

      PubDate: 2017-12-27T09:20:25Z
       
  • CPSC votes to limit halogenated flame retardants in plastics
    • Abstract: Publication date: November 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 11
      The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has voted, by a narrow 3:2 margin, to limit the use of additive, non-polymeric organohalogen flame retardants in plastics and other materials, citing growing evidence that these chemicals are hazardous. The decision was taken in response to a petition from a coalition of health, safety and consumer groups, despite recommendations from the CPSC's scientific advisors that the petition should be denied.

      PubDate: 2017-12-27T09:20:25Z
       
  • Events calendar
    • Abstract: Publication date: November 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 11


      PubDate: 2017-12-27T09:20:25Z
       
  • BASF starts up DOTP plasticizer and 2-EH feedstock plants at Pasadena
           site; reports 12% sales growth
    • Abstract: Publication date: September 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 9
      In the USA, BASF Corp has commenced production of Palatinol® DOTP (dioctyl terephthalate) at its Pasadena facility in Texas. The new plant has the capacity to produce 60 000 tonnes annually of the general-purpose, non-ortho-phthalate plasticizer. The company also recently started up a 100 000 tonnes/year plant for DOTP feedstock material 2-ethylhexanol (2-EH) at the same site.

      PubDate: 2017-12-12T21:46:34Z
       
  • BYK develops modifier for PS/PP blends; begins construction at Shanghai
           site
    • Abstract: Publication date: September 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 9
      BYK Additives & Instruments, part of Germany's Altana group, has introduced a new modifier designed to improve the distribution of polystyrene (PS) in a matrix phase of polypropylene (PP) in blends of the two polymers. Elsewhere, the company has broken ground for a new multifunctional integrated facility in Shanghai, China.

      PubDate: 2017-12-12T21:46:34Z
       
  • Velox launches flame retardant masterbatch range
    • Abstract: Publication date: September 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 9
      German firm Velox GmbH, a distributor of raw material specialities for plastics, composites and rubber, among others, is extending its flame retardants offering by launching its own range of flame retardant masterbatches.

      PubDate: 2017-12-12T21:46:34Z
       
  • Holland Colours unveils new colorant for PET packaging
    • Abstract: Publication date: September 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 9
      Dutch colorants manufacturer Holland Colours has introduced a new product for the coloration of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) packaging materials. According to the company, polymer-based Holcopearl® 2287 has been developed to address the current challenges in PET packaging, namely delivering optimally dispersed, deeper colours on high-speed automated production lines.

      PubDate: 2017-12-12T21:46:34Z
       
  • Foam anti-scorch system from BASF receives innovation award
    • Abstract: Publication date: September 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 9
      BASF's Irgastab® PUR 70 liquid heat stabilizer blend for polyols has won the European Flexible PU Foam Innovation Award. The novel anti-scorch system, which is free from both amines and aromatic solvents, is suitable for use in the production of both polyester- and polyether–based flexible foams, and in polyurethane (PUR) flexible foams for automotive applications complying with the VDA 278 10/11 standard. The innovation award is presented by EUROPUR and Urethanes Technology International.

      PubDate: 2017-12-12T21:46:34Z
       
  • Black Bear receives certification for ‘upcycled’ carbon black
    • Abstract: Publication date: September 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 9
      Netherlands-based Black Bear, which derives high-quality carbon black from waste tyres via a patented technology, reports that its product has received an official Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Bronze Certificate, as assessed by the Environmental Protection Encouragement Agency (EPEA). According to the company, it is the first carbon black to be granted this certification.

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  • Spanish research initiative formed to develop graphene-based materials
    • Abstract: Publication date: September 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 9
      In Spain a collaborative research initiative has been established with the aim of developing new industrial applications for graphene. The initial goal of the Graphos project is to achieve the incorporation of graphene and carbonaceous nanostructures in a broad range of polymeric matrixes.

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  • HuntsmanClariant merger ‘on track’ but investor opposition
           grows
    • Abstract: Publication date: September 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 9
      According to an update from Clariant and Huntsman Corp in late July, preparations for their planned merger to create HuntsmanClariant, a speciality chemicals company with potential sales of US$13.2 billion [ADPO, July 2017], are showing ‘strong progress’. The target date for completion of the transaction remains unchanged at December 2017 or January 2018.

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  • AkzoNobel expands Mexican organic peroxide capacity, plans further
           increase in China
    • Abstract: Publication date: September 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 9
      The Specialty Chemicals business of AkzoNobel has completed an expansion project for organic peroxides at its Polymer Chemistry production facility in Los Reyes, Mexico. The investment increases the company's North American capacity for peroxyesters by 40%. Elsewhere, AkzoNobel reveals that it is considering plans to double capacity for the production of polymer crosslinking agent dicumyl peroxide (DCP) at its Ningbo facility in China.

      PubDate: 2017-12-12T21:46:34Z
       
  • Venator Materials launches and completes IPO
    • Abstract: Publication date: September 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 9
      Huntsman Corp's new subsidiary Venator Materials PLC, a global chemical company dedicated to the manufacture and marketing of titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigments and performance additives, launched an initial public offering (IPO) of its ordinary shares on 24 July 2017. The shares were listed on the New York Stock Exchange on 3 August and began trading under the ticker symbol VNTR. The IPO closed the following week on 8 August.

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  • Ampacet opens Australian masterbatch plant
    • Abstract: Publication date: September 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 9
      Ampacet Australia, part of global masterbatch producer Ampacet Corp, has opened a new manufacturing facility and centre for excellence in Dandenong, near Melbourne in the Australian state of Victoria. The state-of-the-art plant, equipped with two high-spec, twin screw extruders, will produce custom colour masterbatches as well as additives used to add texture, metallic and other effects, and functionality to flexible packaging and other products.

      PubDate: 2017-12-12T21:46:34Z
       
  • Polymer stabilizers market estimated at US$6.88 billion in 2017
    • Abstract: Publication date: September 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 9
      In terms of value, the global market for polymer stabilizers is predicted to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.0% between 2017 and 2022, from an estimated US$6.88 billion this year to around $8.35 billion in five years' time. Hindered amine light stabilizers (HALS) are expected to account for around $1.15 billion of the 2022 total.

      PubDate: 2017-12-12T21:46:34Z
       
  • Ceresana analyses the worldwide masterbatch market
    • Abstract: Publication date: September 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 9
      German industrial market research firm Ceresana has turned its attention to the global market for masterbatches. Examining white, black, colour and additive masterbatches, the company's new study provides current and historical market data back to 2008 together with forecasts till 2024.

      PubDate: 2017-12-12T21:46:34Z
       
  • BrüggemannChemical introduces viscosity modifier to facilitate
           upcycling of polyamides
    • Abstract: Publication date: October 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 10
      Bruggolen® TP-M1417, the latest introduction from German speciality chemicals producer BrüggemannChemical, makes it is possible for compounders and processors to adjust the relative viscosity of polyamides precisely and reproducibly, the company claims. According to Brüggemann, its newly developed modifier allows high-viscosity polyamide scrap or off-spec material to be ‘upcycled’ to produce material of injection moulding quality. This offers compounders ‘significant cost benefits’ compared to the use of virgin polymers, it says.

      PubDate: 2017-11-24T19:03:20Z
       
  • FRX Polymers' Nofia flame retardants find new application as antimony
           synergist replacement
    • Abstract: Publication date: October 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 10
      US-based flame retardant polymers specialist FRX Polymers® reports that its halogen-free Nofia® polyphosphonates can successfully replace antimony trioxide (ATO) synergists in brominated flame retardant systems. According to the company, substituting ATO with Nofia polymers offers both reduced weight and costs in the final formulation.

      PubDate: 2017-11-24T19:03:20Z
       
  • Riverdale provides liquid light stabilizers for enhanced quality
    • Abstract: Publication date: October 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 10
      Sealed liquid additives and colorants producer Riverdale Global, located in Aston, PA, USA, has developed a diverse range of UV light stabilizers for use in multiple applications and resins. According to the company, its liquid +Shield™ light stabilizers enable lower and more-precise dosing than pelleted masterbatches, while also dispersing more uniformly in the polymer melt. In turn, these advantageous attributes provide reduced additive costs compared with solid masterbatches as well as improved end-product quality, Riverdale claims.

      PubDate: 2017-11-24T19:03:20Z
       
  • Adeka's low-smoke flame retardants gain UL certification
    • Abstract: Publication date: October 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 10
      Japanese company Adeka Corp reports that its ADK STAB FP-2000 series of phosphorus-based flame retardants has received the first UL Marketing Claim Verification and UL Verified Mark in the field of performance materials from global safety science organization UL.

      PubDate: 2017-11-24T19:03:20Z
       
  • UAT Group seeks broader applications for antimicrobial technology
    • Abstract: Publication date: October 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 10
      Umbra Applied Technologies (UAT) of Tampa, FL, USA, reports that it has commenced a review and design process concerning future antimicrobial products intended for industrial market segments such as plastics, coatings and paints. The new product lines will be based on the company's antimicrobial Hygieia with Active Silver Protection (ASP) technology and will initially focus on the needs of the health care industry. UAT does not expect the new antimicrobials to be commercially available until late 2018.

      PubDate: 2017-11-24T19:03:20Z
       
  • Consortium receives EU funding to develop NIR detectable colorants
    • Abstract: Publication date: October 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 10
      A new consortium led by UK compounder Luxus has secured a €1.47 million investment, co-funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, to develop and commercialize a range of novel near-infrared (NIR) detectable colorants for plastics as alternatives to carbon black and other pigments that cannot easily be detected during recycling operations.

      PubDate: 2017-11-24T19:03:20Z
       
  • Gabriel-Chemie to increase Russian production capacity with new plant
    • Abstract: Publication date: October 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 10
      Austrian masterbatch producer Gabriel-Chemie has signed an investment agreement to build and operate a masterbatch production plant in Russia's Kaluga Oblast region. The 27 000 m2 site is to be located at the Vorino Industrial Park, which lies some 90 km southwest of Moscow. The facility will be constructed in four phases; the first phase is scheduled for completion by the end of 2018 and will have a capacity of 2000 tonnes/year, the company reports.

      PubDate: 2017-11-24T19:03:20Z
       
  • AkzoNobel adds capacity for expandable microspheres; reaches truce with
           activist investor
    • Abstract: Publication date: October 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 10
      The Specialty Chemicals business of AkzoNobel is increasing production capacity for its Expancel product line of expandable microspheres. In order to meet growing demand, the company is investing in excess of €20 million to expand its Stockvik facility near Sundsvall in Sweden. The additional capacity is expected to be available by the end of 2018.

      PubDate: 2017-11-24T19:03:20Z
       
  • Fumed silica expansions underway at Cabot and Evonik
    • Abstract: Publication date: October 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 10
      In China, Cabot Corp and joint venture (JV) partner Inner Mongolia Hengyecheng Silicone (HYC) have started construction of a new fumed silica manufacturing plant in Wuhai. Meanwhile, Evonik has announced that it is expanding fumed silica capacities at its production site in Antwerp, Belgium. In both cases, the new facilities are currently scheduled to become operational during 2019.

      PubDate: 2017-11-24T19:03:20Z
       
  • Arkema's Crosby peroxides plant suffers hurricane-related damage
    • Abstract: Publication date: October 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 10
      In the USA, torrential rain associated with Hurricane Harvey in late August led to ‘unprecedented’ flooding at Arkema's organic peroxides plant in Crosby, Texas, with the site under around two metres of water for a number of days. As a result, all electrical power was lost and the facility was therefore unable to maintain the refrigeration necessary to prevent the breakdown and spontaneous ignition of these highly reactive chemical compounds.

      PubDate: 2017-11-24T19:03:20Z
       
  • OCSiAl invests €80 million in Luxembourg SWCNT facility
    • Abstract: Publication date: October 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 10
      Single wall carbon nanotube (SWCNT) specialist OCSiAl plans to build a production facility with a capacity of up to 250 tonnes/year in Differdange, Luxembourg. The company reports that it has signed a collaboration agreement with Luxembourg's Economy and Finance Ministries concerning the construction project, which will also include an R&D centre for the development of industrial applications for CNTs in composites, elastomers and thermoplastics. The first stage of the facility is scheduled for launch in 2020.

      PubDate: 2017-11-24T19:03:20Z
       
  • Zeppelin builds carbon black recovery plant for Pyrolyx
    • Abstract: Publication date: October 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 10
      German company Zeppelin has broken ground for a recovered carbon black (rCB) plant at Terre Haute, IN, USA, for its long-term collaborative partner Pyrolyx AG. When complete, the plant will be able to take in some four million end-of-life car tyres each year and recycle them to recover approximately 12 900 tonnes/year of carbon black for reuse in new tyres, according to the partners.

      PubDate: 2017-11-24T19:03:20Z
       
  • Global demand for plasticizers continues to rise
    • Abstract: Publication date: October 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 10
      Two recently published market studies elucidate the current status and likely mid-term development of the global markets for plasticizers. In the fourth edition of its Plasticizers market study, Germany's Ceresana forecasts that global demand for all plasticizers will increase to about 9.75 million tonnes in 2024, with typical volume growth rates for the different types of about 3–3.5%. The latest report from MarketsandMarkets (M&M) confines itself to the non-phthalate plasticizers, forecasting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.7% in value terms from 2017 to 2022 for this sector.

      PubDate: 2017-11-24T19:03:20Z
       
  • Events calendar
    • Abstract: Publication date: October 2017
      Source:Additives for Polymers, Volume 2017, Issue 10


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