Asahi Kasei Plastics North America


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Asahi Kasei Plastics North America, Inc. (“APNA”) is a leading manufacturer of innovative, high performance, engineered polymers and chemically coupled polypropylene resins in North America. The product line includes Xyron (modified polyphenylene ether), Thermylene (specialty chemically coupled polypropylene), Leona (nylon 6/6, 6/6+6i), Tenac (homopolymer & copolymer acetal) and Thermylon (nylon 6, 6/6). APNA currently has three locations in North America and over 400 employees.

3D Printing Filaments
Engineered 3D Filaments Using Award-Winning Resin Technology

Asahi Kasei Plastics North America is pleased to offer XYRON™ 3D-FILAMENT, our modified PPE resin, to the 3D printing industry. Due to its unique properties, XYRON™ has been successfully used in a wide variety of applications in various industries. Find out how we can be the perfect partner for your next project.

What is XYRON™?

XYRON™ is Asahi Kasei’s modified polyphenylene ether resin (m-PPE) commercialized in 1979.
What is modified Polyphenylene ether?

This is a generic term for a polymer alloy made by mixing a resin with another resin. PPE has excellent flame resistance, heat resistance, and electrical properties.
Asahi Kasei’s Diverse Offerings

Asahi Kasei’s line-up includes PPE/PS, PA/PPE, PP/PPE, and PPS/PPE.

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