Meet the Challenges of Today with SABIC's Solutions from Amco Polymers
Discover NORYL™ Resins, ULTEM™ Resins, LNP™ Compounds and More!
As SABIC’s third distribution partner in North America, Amco Polymers is thrilled to provide SABIC’s customers with specialty engineering thermoplastics and related services in the United States, Canada and Mexico. As we move into the next decade, together we find solutions to the challenges of today to help customers achieve their ambitions and build a better tomorrow. Amco sells SABIC materials in numerous end markets, such as electrical, aerospace and consumer electronics. These higher-heat materials include NORYL™ resins, ULTEM™ resins and LNP™ compounds.
In the following article, we’ll outline a few of the qualities of these unique products and their various applications for you.
SABIC’s NORYL™ resin product families are each a blend of amorphous thermoplastic polyphenylene-ether (PPE) and another resin. These are blended to achieve good processability and to maximize the benefits of both resins:
- NORYL™ resin is a blend of PPE and High-Impact Polystyrene (HIPS).
- NORYL GTX™ resin is a blend of PPE and Polyamide (PA).
- NORYL PPX™ resin is a blend of PPE and Polypropylene (PP).
- FLEX NORYL™ resin is a blend of PPE and Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE).
Each of these NORYL™ resins has different key industry focuses, which include but are not limited to:
- Water Management
- Energy Storage
- Auto Exterior
- Auto Electrical
- Wire + Cable
- Automotive Wire
ULTEM™ resins are a family of amorphous thermoplastic polyetherimides (PEI) that are part of SABIC’s high heat resin and high-performance polymer offerings. There are various ways that ULTEM™ resins outperform other polymers, with:
- Unique Performance Combination
- High Heat with Dimensional Stability
- Lower Weight and System Cost
You can find ULTEM™ resins in multiple industries due to its versatility, with its various applications including but not limited to:
- Oil & Gas
- Food Service
SABIC's LNP™ compounds utilize over 30 base resins and more than 200 different fillers to achieve various effects. High performance, engineering and general-purpose polymers are compounded with fillers to deliver targeted characteristics. With more than 2,000 grades to choose from, LNP™ compounds provide tailored solutions focused on seven key effects:
- Wear & Friction
- Electric Conductive
- EMI Shielding
- Thermal Management
- Circuit Solutions
- Aesthetics & Colors
These allow for a wide variety of end-use applications for LNP™ compounds, which include but are not limited to:
- Business Machines
- Consumer Electronics
- Build & Construction
- Fluid Engineering
- Safety & Security
Want to learn more about these and other SABIC offerings from Amco Polymers?
Known throughout the country and the world, Amco offers its customers the best, widest range of engineering polymers at the most competitive prices. Tell us about your product needs and we can select the right material for your application, together.
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