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Friday, 11.10.2013

Work safety made by GRAFE

Blankenhain/Thuringia, October 2013 –GRAFE Polymer Technik GmbH is one of the most innovative partners to the plastics processing industry. The company from Thuringia is presenting its latest material development at the K: a permanently antistatic compound for the manufacture of safety helmets. The primary objective in developing this material was to meet the requirements of DIN EN 397, since protecting the health and safety of people is of highest priority.

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Friday, 11.10.2013

Weight reduction in aircraft engineering

Blankenhain, October 2013 – Mass mobility, on the streets and in the air, continues to grow steadily. With this in mind, new developments which offer alternatives to traditional materials are of particular importance. A significant factor is the development of increasingly lighter materials for the production of faster and more dynamic vehicles and aircraft.

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Wednesday, 09.10.2013

Flow Improver

Blankenhain, October 2013 - The resource-optimised production of plastic components, e.g. in the area of packaging, is becoming more and more important. Costs can be saved starting in the production process. This can be achieved by using an additive masterbatch which allows faster processing times at low temperatures.

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Tuesday, 08.10.2013

Floor path emergency markings

Blankenhain, October 2013 – Floor path marking systems in aircraft point the way to the nearest exit in emergency situations. These escape route floor markings are extremely important and it is essential that they function in every case. However, in normal operation these markings should blend into the interior design of the cabin as much as possible. Photoluminescent materials that absorb light energy from the environment are an excellent solution for this.

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Monday, 07.10.2013

Flow-Improver for medical technology

Blankenhain, October 2013 – The field of medical technology in Germany is known as a particularly innovative high-growth market with a promising future. Important prerequisites, however, are high quality raw materials which must meet stringent requirements. A new addition to GRAFE’s product portfolio is the additive “Flow-Improver” which has been developed to meet the challenging demands of medical products.

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Friday, 04.10.2013

Journey to the stars

Luminescent masterbatches in a wide range of colors and plastics applications from the GRAFE Group have been on the market for years. The range offers everything from injection molding through extrusion to staple fibers. This year, once again, the company is offering an outstanding array of excellent new ideas. One of these is a color effect that renders the appeal of the night time starry sky. An impressive experience that is worth discovering.

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Friday, 04.10.2013

Samsonite luggage series in emerald green

Blankenhain, October 2013 – The year 2013 is shining in new colors: A striking green is the new trend color. This absolute must-have in the world of colors has been enjoying wide popularity in textiles, interior furnishings and also in the automotive industry. With its masterbatches, the GRAFE Group is enabling the application of this trend color in the area of plastics.

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Thursday, 03.10.2013

Antistatic plastics in vehicle interiors

Blankenhain, October 2013 - Most plastics have very low electrical conductivity and therefore display a strong tendency to accumulate charges which gather on the surface through contact with other materials. The resulting surface charges often have problematic effects.

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Wednesday, 02.10.2013

Three strong business units

Blankenhain, Oktober 2013 – Kunden- sowie applikationsspezifisch technische Kunststoffe in höchster Qualität – dafür steht die GRAFE-Gruppe. Seit über 20 Jahren produziert der Kunststoffspezialist GRAFE für den nationalen und internationalen Markt. Anlässlich der K wird das Unternehmen seine Produktpalette inklusive der neuesten Produkterweiterungen und –highlights auf internationaler Bühne präsentieren.

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Tuesday, 01.10.2013

Antimicrobial properties on bright-colored plastic materials

Blankenhain, October 2013 – According information released by the Robert- Koch-Institute, 2,100 hospital-acquired cases of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections have been reported in Germany in 2010. Due to this and other cases GRAFE Group has been working on the development of antimicrobial treatment of plastic materials for more than 10 years.

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