LANXESS’ High Performance Materials business unit is one of the leading producers of the engineering plastics polyamide (PA) and polybutylene terephthalate (PBT).
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Durethan® Nylon 6 & 66 Engineered Thermoplastics (ETPs) are based on polyamide 6 (PA 6) and polyamide 66 (PA 66). Durethan* ETPs range from soft and tough grades to extremely rigid and stiff grades.
Pocan® Engineered Thermoplastics (ETPs) are made from polybutylene terephthalate (PBT), offer a high heat resistance, strength and hardness, as well as excellent slip properties and high abrasion resistance, good resistance to chemicals, low susceptibility to stress cracking and low moisture absorption. Flame retardant, elastomer-modified and food-approved grades are similarly available, as are blends with acrylonitrile styrene acrylate (ASA), polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and polycarbonate (PC).