Win for Solvay material

Solvay says that its Amodel Bios polyphthalate amide (PPA) material has won a Plastics Industry Association (PIA) award.

Amodel Bios a partially bio-sourced long-chain PPA made with non-food competing biomass and has the lowest global warming potential (GWP) of all PPA resins, worldwide, according to the company. It has low moisture absorption, high elongation and weld line strength, and improved dimensional stability and chemical resistance, Solvat said. It is available in specialized structural, electrification and flame retardant grades.