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Global High Temperature Plastics Industry

A Backdrop II-11

Table 10: General Melting Points, Processing Temperatures and

Continuous Use Temperature of Polymers (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11

Processing of HTPs II-11

Injection Molding II-11

Injection Molding Process II-12

Disadvantage of Injection Molding II-12

Injection Blow Molding II-12

Extrusion II-12

Extrusion Process II-12

Applications II-12

Extrusion Blow Molding II-13

HTPs - Product Segments II-13

Fluoropolymers II-13

Fluoropolymer Segments II-14

Melt Fluoropolymers II-14

Paste Fluoropolymers II-14

Fluoropolymer Product Types II-14

Various Forms of PTFE and Their End-Use Markets II-14

Processing II-15

Paste Extrusion II-15

Compression Molding II-15

Melt Processing II-15

Key Features of Fluoropolymers II-15

End-Use Industry II-15

Polyimides II-15

Synthesizing of Polyimide II-16

Ethynyl Group Polyimides II-16

High Performance Polyamides II-16

Polyamides II-16

Applications II-16

Polyphenylene Sulfides II-16

PPS Consumption by End-Use Industry II-17

Liquid Crystal Polymers II-17

Key Features of LCPs II-17

New Class of LCPs II-18

End-Use Industry II-18

Polyketones II-18

Types of Polyketones II-18

Polyaryletherketone (PAEK) II-18

Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) II-19

Other Polymers II-19

Processing of Polyketones II-19

Key Features of Polyketones II-19

Polysulfones II-19

Key Features of Polysulfones II-20

Typical Applications II-20

4. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-21Evonik Unveils Bio-Based Fiber and Bio-Based Polyamides II-21Polyonics Launches PolyFLEX™ II-21DuPont Rolls Out DuPont™ Teflon® Fluoropolymer Foam Resin II-21Arkema Launches Ultra-Flexible Rilsan® High Temperature Grade II-21Polyplastics Unveils E477i Crystal Plastic II-22Ticona Engineering Polymers Unveils Hostaform® HS15 II-22Ticona Engineering Polymers Launches Vectra® G Series II-22Ticona Engineering Polymers Introduces Vectra® T. rex 541 LCP II-22Rhodia Rolls Out New Polyamide Composite Material II-23Rhodia Polyamide Introduces Fuel'In by Technyl® Range ofSolutions II-23Rhodia Unveils Technyl® eXten Solution II-23Rhodia Rolls Out Evolite™ by Technyl® Fiber Reinforced Material II-23RadiciGroup to Launch Radilon® D Range of Engineering Plastics II-24Eastman Chemical Introduces Eastman Aspira™ Copolyester EN177 II-24DuPont Performance Polymers Launches Novel Food Grade Products II-24DuPont Performance Polymers Unveils New Grades of DuPont™Rynite® PET II-24DSM Engineering Plastics Introduces Arnitel® Eco Plastic II-25

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