Tokyo--Mitsui Chemical plans to introduce a new alpha-olefin-based elastomer, made using metallocene catalysts, from November. The material wil be sold under the Notio name. The new elastomer is projected to achieve the annual sales of at least Â¥1 billion by Fiscal 2008, said Mitsui.
In a statement, Mitsui said, "Notio is prospected for the application for the protection films of electronic and optical parts as well as for a whole variety of sealing materials, owing to its superior characteristics in transparency, heat resistance, flexibility, rubber elasticity and scratch resistance, which have been realized by nanostructure control."
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