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Dow additive keeps PC from scratching
MIDLAND, MICH. (Jan. 31, 2:15 p.m. ET) — Dow Chemical Co. plans to introduce an anti-scratch additive for compounding with polycarbonate to compete with ultraviolet-light-cured PC hard coatings. Potential applications for additive-enhanced PC include electronic-device housings and touch screens, automotive components such as knobs and dashboards, and eyeglass optics.