New grades of Makrofol® hard-coated films offer superior performance characteristics and manufacturing flexibility
June 14, 2011 — Because of its outstanding performance characteristics, polycarbonate resin is widely used to manufacture parts used in a myriad of industries. Parts made of polycarbonate resins and protected with hard, scratch-resistant polyurethane coatings offer superior impact strength, superior dimensional stability, glass-like transparency, excellent thermal resistance and low-temperature toughness in a broad range of high-performance applications in the transportation, construction, electronics, telecommunication, packaging and medical industries, to name a few.
May 31, 2011 — The International Card Manufacturers Association (ICMA) has honored a film product from Bayer MaterialScience with one of the ICMA Élan Awards. An independent panel of experts from the ID card industry judged the company’s film Makrofol® ID 320 Antiscratch to be the top innovation in the category Best Vendor New Product, Equipment or Material. The ICMA Élan Awards are considered the most prestigious honor in the card business.