Press Release

HPRCX4 Case – a new dimension in the highly protective resin cases market

By Admin, 06/09/2014

HPRCX4 Resin Case :: available from Kewell Converters (mfg in Italy by Plaber) HPRC Takes it to the next dimension: HPRC2760W Are you ready to achieve a new dimension in the highly protective resin cases market? HPRC2760W is the only case on the market featuring 4 built in wheels and 3 functional and comfortable handles. One case, 3 uses: case, cart and trolley, depending on how you need to carry it. As a case: using the comfortable, soft grip handle. Using both lateral handles when you need two people to move it. Or as a cart, by stacking the cases on top of each other to easily push or pu...

Evonik sells polyimide foams operation to Boyd

By Admin, 29/07/2014

Evonik sells polyimide foams operation to Boyd By PRW Staff Posted 29 July 2014 US-based Boyd, a manufacturers of speciality material and sealing agents, has purchased Evonik Industries’ Solimide low-density polyimide foams business. “Acquiring Evonik’s Solimide foam business represents a unique opportunity for our company to obtain a high-performing technology that positions us to realise significant growth within key commercial aerospace, defence and building infrastructure segments,” said Mitch Aiello, Boyd’s president and chief executive. “By applying Boyd’s specialty material and energ...

New KCL website launching soon…watch this space

By Admin, 29/07/2014

A new Kewell Converters website is in the making and finally nearing completion for launch very soon. This will be a brand new website built from the bottom up using the latest digital technology and showcasing what we are all about and can do. We are proud to have teamed up with a fresh, creative and dynamic digital marketing and advertising agency MCM NET. MCM Net are a multi-award winning digital marketing agency based in Tonbridge, Kent. Having been designing and developing websites since the late 90s, MCM Net is now a full service digital agency – adding games, social media, SEO...

Shape-changing robots courtesy of PU foam

By Admin, 25/07/2014

Shape-changing robots courtesy of PU foam By Jane Denny, Urethanes Technology International Posted 17 July 2014 Engineers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US have developed a polyurethane-based material which they said could be used to create shape-changing robots for a variety of complex tasks. Surgical robots for operating inside the body without damaging organs, or shape-changing robots that can squeeze through tight spaces on search and rescue missions, are potential applications the wax and foam phase-changing material could facilitate, said MIT. Lead researcher An...

Tough cases – highly protective resin case

By Admin, 16/07/2014

Are you ready to achieve a new dimension in the highly protective resin cases market? HPRC2760W is the only case on the market featuring 4 built in wheels and 3 functional and comfortable handles. One case, 3 uses: case, cart and trolley, depending on how you need to carry it. Using one of the two side handles and pushing or pulling the case as a trolley. As a case: using the comfortable, soft grip handle. Using both lateral handles when you need two people to move it. Or as a cart, by stacking the cases on top of each other to easily push or pull them while they’re on the ground. ...

Green Renewable Energy for Kewell Converters Ltd

By Admin, 11/07/2014

Kewell Converters have placed an order for a new 50kWp PV Solar Panel project to be installed and commissioned in Q3 2014 on its factory roof. This exciting project and investment of approx. £75k should produce up to 20% of KCL power requirements to feed the manufacturing plant and offices in general from 200 panels (European made & tier 1) onsite. Carbon Dioxide (Co2) emission reduction/saving should be in the region of 26 tonnes annually whilst generating 120 kWh/m² annually with a peak of 250kWp Peak Power and Panel Power of 250 Watts. Free Solar Freakin’ Power (see and watch Solar...

AZOTE EUROCLASS B FOAMS

By Admin, 27/06/2014

High Performance Insulating Foams from Zotefoams Plc via Kewell Converters Ltd: Euroclass (EN13501) is the new European wide standard for construction insulation products (sheet and tubing) We achieve a B – s1, d0 rating which is the highest possible for thermoplastics. ZOTEFOAMS PLC USP’s: Smoke toxicity = s1, highest rating = less smoke = more time for people to exit a building in a fire MP15 EB40 meets this standard up to 40mm, competitive products such as Armoflex, Thermoflex, Kaimann, K- Flex, Trocellen can only achieve B – s2, do up to around 20mm thick. With the e...

Co2 to help mfg Foam…

By Admin, 23/06/2014

Google foams over self-drive cars design

By Admin, 29/05/2014

Google will launch its own fleet of autonomous vehicle prototypes — with no steering wheels and no gas or brake pedals, but a foam front end and plastic windshield — as the technology giant begins a new phase of its self-driving car project. …more at http://m.prw.com/story.html?id=4971

Foam polymers prove their prowess

By Admin, 12/05/2014

PRW Features: Foam polymers prove their prowess The polymer foam market has seen an upsurge in activity in the past year. New applications are finding homes in sectors ranging from automotive and construction to packaging and aerospace. This is due largely to investment in research and development which is seeing product launches from foam polymer manufacturers that tackle concerns about the effect of plastic foam on the environment. Dow Building Solutions, a subsidiary of the Dow Chemical, has launched into Europe its first Styrofoam extruded polystyrene (XPS) foam product containing a new...