Kuraray at Rapid + TCT in Fort Worth, Texas: 股票指数期权 美国市场 Launch of new Mowiflex™ filament for 3D Printing
Hattersheim am Main, April 13, 2018. Kuraray is launching a new 3D printing filament manufactured under the Mowiflex™ brand offering a ground breaking water soluble support material 股票指数期权 美国市场 technology to 3D printing. The company is presenting the development at 股票指数期权 美国市场 Rapid + TCT - Fort Worth, Texas April 24 - 26, 2018.
Mowiflex™ as a biodegradable water soluble support material for 3D printing shows excellent printability and cold water solubility combined with low moisture absorption from the atmosphere. This enables printing of complex structures, even including moving parts, in one piece and high quality print using FFF (fused filament fabrication) technology.
After printing is complete, the support structures can be easily dissolved in water, which can be conveniently 股票指数期权 美国市场 disposed to drain due to the biodegradable nature of Mowiflex™.
Our latest development allows for faster dissolving and better adhesion to various 股票指数期权 美国市场 股票指数期权 美国市场 materials (e.g. PLA, PA, PVB, TPU).
Mowiflex™ 股票指数期权 美国市场 is a water soluble thermoplastic material based on PVOH made by Kuraray. The lineup include grades for various applications like 3D printing, sausage 股票指数期权 美国市场 casing, injection molding, frac balls and diverting agents.
Established in 1991, Kuraray Europe GmbH is based in Hattersheim, near Frankfurt am Main, Germany. In 2016 the company generated annual sales of over 股票指数期权 美国市场 EUR 600 million. It has 760 employees in Germany at its sites in Hattersheim, Frankfurt and Troisdorf. Kuraray is a global speciality 股票指数期权 美国市场 chemicals company and one of the largest suppliers of industrial polymers and synthetic microfibres for many sectors of industry. Examples are Kuraray Poval™, 股票指数期权 美国市场 Mowital ® , Trosifol ® and CLEARFIL™. Kuraray Europe also has around 股票指数期权 美国市场 100 employees at six other European sites. They are also working on the development and application of innovative high-performance materials for a wide range of sectors, including the automotive, paper, glass and packaging industries, as well as for architects and dentists.
Kuraray Europe is a wholly owned subsidiary of the publicly listed Kuraray Co., Ltd., which 股票指数期权 美国市场 is based in Tokyo, Japan, and has more than 9,000 employees worldwide and sales of over EUR 4 billion.
Kuraray Poval ™ 股票指数期权 美国市场 - Ceramic Binder: Low ash polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) grades are now available directly from the manufacturer, Kuraray Europe GmbH
Hattersheim, November 16, 2017. As from January 2018 Kuraray will take over the direct sales 股票指数期权 美国市场 of Kuraray Poval ™ for use as a temporary binder in the ceramics industry.
Ceramic materials require a high quality binder during the production process. Kuraray Poval ™ is a low-ash polyvinyl alcohol 股票指数期权 美国市场 grade binder that provides high green strength, low viscosity and very low ash levels. As from January 2018, Kuraray will distribute the temporary ceramic binder Kuraray Poval ™ directly to end customers.
In the production of technical ceramics, the binder plays a decisive role: it must ensure the appropriate viscosity of the liquid ceramic slip and exhibit a high green strength in the cold-pressed mold. In addition, the binder should burn without residue during the firing process. Kuraray, one of the world's leading specialty chemicals companies based in Hattersheim am Main, offers polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) as a temporary ceramic binder 股票指数期权 美国市场 with the Kuraray Poval ™ grades - including low-ash variants. "As of January 2018, Kuraray will be distributing the various Kuraray Poval grades directly to the ceramics industry," explains Heiko Mack, Head of Poval Business at Kuraray.
Higher green strength and reduced energy consumption
Kuraray 股票指数期权 美国市场 Poval ™ serves as a temporary binder and softener for ceramic compounds. Thanks 股票指数期权 美国市场 to its special properties, Kuraray Poval ™ is particularly suitable for technical ceramics. They are used in a number of areas within the ceramics industry for example, automotive, mechanical engineering and medical technology. They find use in spark plugs, filters, electronic components and in computer chip capacitors. Kuraray Poval ™ has several advantages in use, 股票指数期权 美国市场 the required quantity is lower than with common binders and demonstrates very high green strength: The special ceramics retain their shape when 股票指数期权 美国市场 not fired, even during shaking and transport between the processing steps. In 股票指数期权 美国市场 the sintering process, the binder shows minimal shrinkage and decomposes at the end into the constituents water and carbon dioxide. In addition, Kuraray Poval ™ ensures a liquid ceramic slurry with very low
viscosity, which makes processing more efficient. Due to this low viscosity significantly less water must be evaporated later during firing. This significantly reduces energy consumption.
Kuraray Poval ™ for use as a ceramic binder is now sold directly by Kuraray and has the following advantages:
About 股票指数期权 美国市场 Kuraray
Established in 1991, Kuraray Europe GmbH is based in Hattersheim, near Frankfurt am Main, Germany. In 2016 the company generated annual sales of over EUR 600 million. It has 660 employees in Germany 股票指数期权 美国市场 at its sites in Hattersheim, Frankfurt and Troisdorf. Kuraray is a global speciality chemicals company and one of the largest suppliers of polymers and synthetic
microfibres for many sectors of industry. Examples are Kuraray 股票指数期权 美国市场 Poval™, Mowital ® , Trosifol ® and CLEARFIL™. Kuraray Europe also has 180 employees at six other European sites. They are also working on the development and application of innovative high-performance materials for a wide 股票指数期权 美国市场 range of sectors, including the automotive, paper, glass and packaging industries, as well as for architects and dentists.
Kuraray Europe is a wholly owned subsidiary of the publicly listed Kuraray Group, which is 股票指数期权 美国市场 based in Tokyo, Japan, and has around 10,000 employees worldwide and sales of over EUR 4 billion.
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