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Akulon® K224-TG9 for strong and light ski bindings

Akulon® PA6: the material of choice for sports. Major improvements can be made for sports products through the integration of functions the replacement of metal by plastics. 153 more words

Thermal Stability

Chainsaw parts There’s an easy and cost-effective way to reduce weight while maintaining toughness and durability: The answer is Akulon® Polyamide 6.

When used for covers and housings this material can stand up to drop test at -30 degrees.

Just as important are its excellent surface characteristics – it holds paint very well and looks good – important qualities from a product branding perspective. 118 more words


EcoPaXX for snowboard bindings: The ultimate in ‘cool’

Snowboard bindings need to deliver high performance in the cold. They also need to be cool – in every sense of the word. Which these days means looking good, but also being kinder to the planet. 109 more words

EcoPaXX® PA410

PFC-free waterproof breathable membranes in outdoor clothing with DSM Arnitel® TPE VT

A new generation of high performance membranes for clothing made from Arnitel® VT, a very flexible thermoplastic polyester-based elastomer, help you weather all storms. The new membranes contain no perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs), and are 100% recyclable, waterproof in all circumstances despite being only a few microns thick, and highly breathable. 145 more words

Arnitel® TPE

A bright solution for medical gowns and drapes: Arnitel® VT

Surgical gowns and drapes are critical pieces of equipment in hospitals. They need to provide the medical staff and patients with a high level of protection against… 145 more words

Arnitel® TPE

Mountaineering shoes get lighter with a high performance chassis made out of DSM's CO2 neutral EcoPaXX®

Light mountaineering shoes fit with one of the latest trends in outdoor sports: they provide users with very comfortable lightweight equipment that lets them be quick, agile and safe. 98 more words