Sabic showcases ULTEM resins at AIX 2024

Sabic showcases ULTEM resins at AIX 2024

ULTEM resins are adaptable for use in many different formats, processing methods and applications

  • By ICN Bureau | June 01, 2024

SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, is highlighting its broad and diverse portfolio of ULTEM materials at the 2024 Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX).

ULTEM resin, a polyetherimide (PEI), is adaptable to a wide range of formats, including foam, sheet, fiber, powder, and composite and honeycomb structures. Due to their versatility and desirable attributes, these resins offer the industry a smooth transition path from traditional thermosets to lighter, more environmentally cautious and more easily processed thermoplastics. The company is displaying aircraft applications that benefit from a variety of ULTEM materials, including interior parts, seating, lighting, structural elements, electrical components and composites.

"With our long history of providing high-performance ULTEM materials to the aerospace industry, and strong focus on sustainable solutions, SABIC is perfectly positioned to address current and emerging aerospace challenges,” said Maureen MacDonald-Stein, Director, Portfolio Strategy and Marketing, SABIC Polymers, Specialties business, SABIC. “We are helping customers replace traditional materials with thermoplastics to cut weight, streamline processing and reduce carbon footprint. To facilitate this transition, SABIC offers a variety of ULTEM materials that can enhance design flexibility, meet application and regulatory requirements, and may help drive down system costs. Our exhibit at AIX 2024 showcases the breadth and depth of our portfolio of high-heat materials.”

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