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Solvay Advanced Polymers Llc
4500 McGinnis Ferry Road
Alpharetta
GA 30005-3914
USA
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Solvay Advanced Polymers Llc is a subsidiary of Solvay America Inc, the US holding company of Solvay SA. The company produces high-performance polymers that are used in a wide range of demanding applications in the automotive, aerospace, industrial, foodservice, medical, and electronics industries worldwide.

Solvay SA is an international pharmaceuticals and chemicals group with headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, employing about 30 000 people in 50 countries. In 2003, its consolidated sales amounted to EUR 7.6 billion, generated by activities in its three major business sectors: chemicals, plastics and pharmaceuticals. Solvay SA is listed in the Euronext 100 index of top European companies.
Smart Molecule heat performance technology
06 November, 2016
Solvay has launched at K2016 the resin Technyl REDx, a new heat performance polyamide 6.6 (PA66) integrating a unique smart molecule self-reinforcement technology. This innovative material is aimed at demanding thermal management systems, especially in the automotive industry.
IXEF Polyarylamide improves performance and lowers cost of structural applications
17 September, 2006
Gas-assist injection molding, a process that uses an inert gas to create one or more hollow channels within an injection-molded plastic part, has been around for well over two decades. Used extensively to make products such as appliance handles and furniture seat backs and frames, GAIM enables manufacturers to cost-effectively make large structural parts that cannot be produced by the standard injection molding process.
Solvay Advanced Polymers is building a development tool to evaluate additional Benefits
17 September, 2006
In conventional injection molding, cylindrical or conical sections within complex parts are formed by flowing thermoplastic material around a stationary core. A molding process patented by Solvay S.A. has been shown to improve the strength of such parts by injecting the material onto a rotating core.
Wear-resistant grade of AMODEL Polyphthalamide selected for first thrust washer application
17 September, 2006
AMODEL AT-6130 HS polyphthalamide resin is one of a new family of PPA materials developed by Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C. This glass-fiber reinforced grade was originally designed to be used for snap-fit electronic connectors in the automotive industry. To that end, this grade exhibits greater elongation than other AMODEL products that are 30% glass-fiber reinforced.
IXEF Polyarylamide improves performance and lowers sost of structural applications
16 September, 2006
Gas-assist injection molding, a process that uses an inert gas to create one or more hollow channels within an injection-molded plastic part, has been around for well over two decades. Used extensively to make products such as appliance handles and furniture seat backs and frames, GAIM enables manufacturers to cost-effectively make large structural parts that cannot be produced by the standard injection molding process.
Solvay Advanced Polymers
16 September, 2006
In the 1967 film, The Graduate, recent college grad Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman) is a little confused about his future. A neighbor tells the hapless Hoffman that the future lies in just one word: plastics.
Solvay Advanced Polymers selects Shaw Stone & Webster to provide front end engineering design
15 September, 2006
U.S.-based Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C., announced today that Shaw Stone & Webster, a unit of the Shaw Group Inc., Baton Rouge, La., has been awarded the front end engineering design contract for a new, world-scale sulfone polymers production unit to be built by Solvay Advanced Polymers.
New thermal imaging camera designed for firefighters
15 September, 2006
Although traditionally known in industry circles for its uncompromising performance in the re-usable medical device arena where it must stand up to repeated high-temperature sterilization, RADEL R polyphenylsulfone produced by Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C., is now being used to protect and house a new generation of thermal imaging cameras manufactured for the firefighting industry.
AMODEL PPA helps commercial laundry manufacturer pump up performance
14 September, 2006
More than a decade ago Alliance Laundry Systems LLC, one of the world
Solvay Advanced Polymers
14 September, 2006
AMODEL Polyphthalamide has broken into the wine industry. Typically found in automotive, electrical, and industrial product applications, Solvay Advanced Polymers L.L.C.
New aluminum replacement withstands rigors of oval-track
14 September, 2006
Willy
L.L.C. has launched a new structural high-performance nylon, IXEF 2060 polyarylamide
13 September, 2006
Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C. has launched a new structural high-performance nylon, IXEF 2060 polyarylamide. This 55% glass-reinforced material offers low warpage, improved vibration resistance and excellent surface finish, resulting in parts that have high strength and stiffness, retain their dimensions, and have excellent surface quality, yet can be processed easily on conventional injection molding equipment.
New palette of colors gives engineers more attractive design options
13 September, 2006
Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C. today announced the introduction of a new line of transparent colors of RADEL R polyphenylsulfone, a highperformance plastic known for its uncompromising toughness in re-usable medical devices where it must withstand highly aggressive cleaners and disinfectants as well as repeated high-temperature, pressurized-steam sterilization.
Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C. sells parts business to Parkway Products, Inc.
13 September, 2006
Polymers
Plastic flexible tipped color-coded periodontal probe more comfortable for patients
12 September, 2006
A medical grade of RADEL R polyphenylsulfone from Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C. is replacing metal in the manufacture of a one-of-a-kind dental probe used to more easily detect periodontal disease.
New low color UDEL Polysulfone Polymers approaches clarity of polycarbonate
12 September, 2006
Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C. today announced the introduction of a new low color grade of UDEL polysulfone. This new grade, designated UDEL P-1700 HC, is nearly water white in color and approaches the clarity of polycarbonate. The material
Solvay Advanced Polymers
12 September, 2006
The challenge was to find a plastic that would quietly and steadily house a cooling fan for high-end servers used 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week at temperatures two-to-three times normal room ambient levels.
Solvay Advanced Polymers and Magee Plastics team up to create aviation
11 September, 2006
Partnership delivers for Delta Air Lines with FAA-approved and PMA-certified high performance plastic replacement parts Alpharetta, Ga. Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C. and Magee Plastics announced today a first for the aviation and aeronautics industry, a high-performance plastics aftermarket offering commercial airlines Radel R and Torlon plastic components.
Ultra-performance polymer offers heat resistance of transparent amorphous thermoplastic polymer
11 September, 2006
A totally new transparent high-temperature sulfone polymer, SUPRADEL HTS, is being introduced by Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C. at the K2004 International Trade Fair, Hall 6 Stand D76, in D
New coating developed for AMODEL polyphthalamide provides thermal protection in high-heat applications
11 September, 2006
A new coating provides thermal reflectivity when applied to the surface of parts made of AMODEL polyphthalamide from Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C. The product has been developed by TechLine Coatings, Inc. of Murrieta, California, and is based on technology used in the company
Big ultralite combines lightness & durability of solid resin handle with silicone grip for comfort & control
18 June, 2006
A medical grade of RADEL R polyphenylsulfone from Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C. is a critical component in a new dental scaling instrument rated by the Clinical Research Associates Journal as one of the outstanding products for 2004. The Big Easy Ultralite, manufactured by Premier Dental Products Company, of Plymouth Meeting, Penn., is the only dental hygiene instrument in the world that combines the lightness and durability of a solid resin handle with the patented Big Easy silicone grip for superior comfort, ergonomics, and control.
RADEL R Polyphenylsulfone chosen by Premier Dental Products for new dental scaling instrument
17 June, 2006
A medical grade of RADEL R polyphenylsulfone from Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C. is a critical component in a new dental scaling instrument rated by the Clinical Research Associates Journal as one of the outstanding products for 2004. The Big Easy Ultralite, manufactured by Premier Dental Products Company, of Plymouth Meeting, Penn., is the only dental hygiene instrument in the world that combines the lightness and durability of a solid resin handle with the patented Big Easy silicone grip for superior comfort, ergonomics, and control.
New combination of product and process delivers metal-like performance with durable high gloss surface finish
16 June, 2006
Gas-assist injection molding, a process that uses an inert gas to create one or more hollow channels within an injection-molded plastic part, has been around for well over two decades. Used extensively to make products such as appliance handles and furniture seat backs and frames, GAIM enables manufacturers to cost-effectively make large structural parts that cannot be produced by the standard injection molding process.
New water impeller made from high-strength aromatic nylon helps washing machines work harder & longer
15 June, 2006
More than a decade ago Alliance Laundry Systems LLC, one of the world's largest manufacturers of commercial laundry equipment, faced a classic dilemma. The lifespan of its durable, Goliath-like washing machines was being threatened by the mechanical equivalent of David's slingshot. The culprit? A three-inch impeller in the water pump that helps push dirty water and debris out of the machine and down the drain was failing.
New plastic flexible tipped color-coded periodontal probe easier to use and more comfortable for patients
14 June, 2006
A medical grade of RADEL R polyphenylsulfone from Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C. is replacing metal in the manufacture of a one-of-a-kind dental probe used to more easily detect periodontal disease. The patented PerioWise probe, manufactured by Premier Dental Products Company of Plymouth Meeting, Penn., is the first fully plastic perio probe specifically designed to improve patient comfort and safety, and to provide dental professionals with a more reliable diagnostic tool that also aids in patient education.
Solvay Advanced Polymers introduces low-warp IXEF2060 polyarylamide
13 June, 2006
Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C. has launched a new structural high-performance nylon, IXEF 2060 polyarylamide. This 55% glass-reinforced material offers low warpage, improved vibration resistance and excellent surface finish, resulting in parts that have high strength and stiffness, retain their dimensions, and have excellent surface quality, yet can be processed easily on conventional injection molding equipment.
Custom colors now available in smaller quantities with shorter lead times
12 June, 2006
Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C. announced today that it has lowered the minimums and shortened the lead times for custom-colored RADEL R polyphenylsulfone used in orthopedic applications. This move includes both opaque and transparent grades and is in direct response to the growing desire among orthopedic OEMs to use color to differentiate their brand and products in the marketplace.
Solvay Advanced Polymers introduces transparent high-temperature polymer
19 October, 2004
A totally new transparent high-temperature sulphone polymer, Supradel HTS, is being introduced by Solvay Advanced Polymers Llc at the K2004 International Trade Fair, Hall 6 Stand D76, 20-27 October 2004 in D
Udel P-1700 HC combines high clarity with high performance
18 October, 2004
Solvay Advanced Polymers Llc today announced the introduction of a new low colour grade of Udel polysulphone.
New palette of colours gives engineers more attractive design options
18 October, 2004
Solvay Advanced Polymers Llc today announced the introduction of a new line of transparent colours of Radel R polyphenylsulphone, a high performance plastic known for its uncompromising toughness in reusable medical devices where it must withstand highly aggressive cleaners and disinfectants as well as repeated high-temperature, pressurised-steam sterilisation.
Polymer's torque strength and stiffness help eliminate the need for a corkscrew
18 October, 2004
Amodel polyphthalamide (PPA) has broken into the wine industry. Typically found in automotive, electrical, and industrial product applications, Solvay Advanced Polymers Llc's high-performance polymer has found a new use as a threaded anchor for the patented twist-to-uncork wine packaging designed by packaging manufacturer Gardner Technologies Inc.
Solvay Advanced Polymers builds development tool to evaluate improvements in dimensional stability
15 September, 2004
In conventional injection moulding, cylindrical or conical sections within complex parts are formed by flowing thermoplastic material around a stationary core. A moulding process patented by Solvay SA has been shown to improve the strength of such parts by injecting the material onto a rotating core.
New coating developed for Amodel polyphthalamide provides thermal protection in high-heat applications
15 September, 2004
A new coating provides thermal reflectivity when applied to the surface of parts made of Amodel polyphthalamide (PPA) from Solvay Advanced Polymers Llc.
Server fan-housing uses Amodel polyphthalamide
20 August, 2004
Amodel polyphthalamide has been chosen by Nidec America for use in a 24/7 server fan-housing.
Solvay Advanced Polymers sells parts business to Parkway Products
29 June, 2004
Solvay Advanced Polymers Llc and Parkway Products Inc has announced today that Parkway Products has purchased Solvay Advanced Polymers' high-performance plastic parts business located in Atlanta, Georgia.
Solvay Advanced Polymers announces price increase
22 April, 2004
Solvay Advanced Polymers Llc announced today that it will increase the price of Amodel polyphthalamide by 3-6%, effective 17 May 2004.
AMODEL Polyphthalamide gives racer
31 March, 2004
Aluminum replacement withstands rigors of oval-track competition Alpharetta, Ga. Willy
New thermal imaging camera designed for firefighters
11 February, 2004
Although traditionally known in industry circles for its uncompromising performance in the re-usable medical device arena where it must stand up to repeated high-temperature sterilization, RADEL R polyphenylsulfone produced by Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C., is now being used to protect and house a new generation of thermal imaging cameras manufactured for the firefighting industry.
UDEL Polysulfone selected by APCOM for new dip tubes for self-cleaning commercial water heaters
19 November, 2003
Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C. announced today that APCOM, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of A.O. Smith Water Products Company, has chosen UDEL polysulfone for dip tubes used in the new Hydro Cannon and Eliminator self-cleaning systems used in many of their commercial water heaters.
AMODEL polyphthalamide helps low-coolant sensor survive harsh operating environment
03 November, 2003
A new low-coolant sensor from Entratech Systems of Sandusky, Ohio is designed to be located in the radiators of trucks, off-road vehicles, and marine equipment. The housing of the sensor is molded of AMODEL AS-1933 HS polyphthalamide resin from Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C.
Polyamide-imide helps innovative sewing machine parts manufacturer pursue the perfect stitch
22 October, 2003
If you ask most people to identify the man who invented the modern-day sewing machine, they
Advanced Polymers
09 October, 2003
A valve positioner isn
Solvay Advanced Polymers
09 October, 2003
A valve positioner isn
Tyco new electronics molds connector in AMODEL AS-4133 HS Polyphthalamide
03 October, 2003
Engineers at Tyco Electronics have chosen an AMODEL polyphthalamide material from Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C. for a 190-pin header connector that is used in an automotive underhood application. The specific grade, AMODEL AS-4133 HS, is one of a series of heat stabilized, glass-reinforced resins that are designed to exhibit excellent strength and stiffness over a broad temperature range.
Ferrari Racing Team uses Solvay Advanced Polymers
10 September, 2003
When the Houston-based Risi Competizione Ferrari race team became frustrated with having to change the suspension bushings on their three Ferrari 360GTs after every race, they upgraded to suspension bushings made from TORLON 4435 polyamide-imide. TORLON resins are produced by Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C.
190-way header connector is attached to circuit board by IR-reflow at 250
03 September, 2003
Engineers at Tyco Electronics have chosen an AMODEL polyphthalamide material from Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C. for a 190-pin header connector that is used in an automotive underhood application. The specific grade, AMODEL AS-4133 HS, is one of a series of heat stabilized, glass-reinforced resins that are designed to exhibit excellent strength and stiffness over a broad temperature range.
IXEF Polyarylamide solves design challenge for German Office Furniture Manufacturer
11 August, 2003
Few companies have influenced the office and contract furniture sector as strongly as Wilkhahn, a 96-year-old German firm whose sales outside Germany account for more than half of the company
Solvay Advanced Polymers
10 June, 2003
With a minimum of effort and just a slight turn of the wrist, water flows from the valve. Turn it back, the flow stops and nothing drips. For most people that means the valve is working. But for Ronald A. Moner, P.E., the chief engineer in Parker Hannifin Corporation
Solvay Advanced Polymers adds HALAR ECTFE to product portfolio for membranes
29 May, 2003
Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C. announces the addition of HALAR ECTFE to its portfolio of high-performance polymers for the membrane industry. The exceptional chemical resistance and stability at high pH levels of this fluoropolymer broadens the performance capabilities of the company
Three companies partner to produce first injection molded air intake manifold for automotive performance
19 February, 2003
The new LSX air intake manifold, introduced at the November Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association show by Fuel-Air-Spark Technologies, is the first known composite manifold to be produced for the automotive performance aftermarket.
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