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Explore how our plastics can be used in agricultural applications.

Sowing the seeds of success

Building and construction are often resource-heavy activities. Today, engineering plastics can replace conventional materials in a wide variety of applications – improving performance while reducing environmental impact.

Our broad portfolio of materials cover a broad range of applications, from building materials to industrial lifting and pulling gears, and from road marking to machinery parts. Our composite materials are used to manufacture the massive façade panels that front office buildings –withstanding wear from extreme temperatures and harsh weather to extend the life of the panels. Our bio-based engineering plastics improve efficiency in window insulating profiles, and create an excellent barrier for roofing membranes.

Let’s talk about how our materials can improve your building and construction applications.

Featured customer applications

Non-pneumatic wheel

Automotive |

Enables airless design, eliminating down time and labor for flat tire service;Extended service life: 2-3x longer than traditional pneumatic tires;High load performance and flex fatigue endurance

Agricultural Films

Industrial equipment | Agriculture

Very high viscosity; Lubricated; Food contact quality

Conveyor Belts

Industrial equipment | Agriculture

Arnitel® TPC allows for reliable solutions due to its retention of flexibility even at temperatures down to -40°C or at elevated temperatures up to 100 ˚C, due to its excellent resistance to oxidizing agents and no emission of nitrogen as TPU and due to its wide direct food contact approvals (FDA/EC compliancy)

Tractor Engine Transmission Components

Industrial equipment | Agriculture

For high-temperature mechanics up to 220°C (428°F); Design stiffness; Enables thin-walled designs; 60% glass-reinforced

A scientific approach to building solutions

Our dedicated teams work closely with our customers to look at the entire process of developing new parts and components – whether it is a case of metal replacement, or developing solutions that are stronger, safer and more effective. Our methodical approach extends to every step of the process, from design and material performance to production and compliance.

Explore our product portfolio

  • PA6 & PA66 - Akulon®

    PA6 & PA66 - Akulon®

    Akulon polyamide 6 & 66 resins represent the best value in all-purpose engineering materials, offering an excellent balance of design and processing with outstanding mechanical properties in diverse operating environments.

  • PA46 - Stanyl®

    PA46 - Stanyl®

    Stanyl is a high-performance aliphatic polyamide with a melting temperature of 295°C that due to its high crystallinity and fast crystallization speeds entails three key strengths.

  • PA4T PPA - ForTii®

    PA4T PPA - ForTii®

    ForTii has a unique PPA's technology with high amide density. The ForTii platform includes polymers that are the highest crystalline, highest melting point and highest glass transition temperature amongst all PPA.

  • PET & PBT - Arnite®

    PET & PBT - Arnite®

    Our Arnite portfolio includes high performance engineering polyester plastics (PBT, PET, and blends) that combine high strength and rigidity with excellent processing characteristics.

  • TPC - Arnitel®

    TPC - Arnitel®

    Arnitel is a high-performance ThermoPlastic Copolyester (TPC) that offers you a unique combination of flexibility, high temperature resistance and strength - plus excellent processing characteristics.

  • PPS - Xytron™

    PPS - Xytron™

    Xytron is a high performance plastics compound based on linear polyphenylene sulfide. Xytron offers extreme chemical resistance, dimensional stability, and is intrinsically flame retardant.

  • PA410 - EcoPaXX®

    PA410 - EcoPaXX®

    EcoPaXX is a high-performance aliphatic, biobased polyamide that uniquely balances the benefits of typical short and long chain polyamides, such as low moisture uptake and high mechanical performance.

  • PA6 & PA66 - Novamid®

    PA6 & PA66 - Novamid®

    Specialty Polyamides based on PA6, PA66, PA6/66 with grades that offer performances that go beyond the standard range. A wide variety of grade customizations are available to meet specific demands.

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