BASF Campus_i databaseSuppliers db — By Pedro on November 4, 2009 at 01:22
BASF is one of the largest chemical industry in the world, with factories and businesses in over 170 countries. Manages about 8.000 products in various industry sectors. The main customers are industrial, automotive, chemical, textile, construction, packaging, agriculture, health, energy and electricity.
BASF CAMPUS-i is a database on the Internet with information on 285 materials manufactured by BASF. This database is operationalized through the Software Campus. Is a more technical batabase, the choice is done through the name of the polymer or trade name, has no images of the materials.
CAMPUS (Computer Aided Material Preselection by Uniform Standards) which means the pre-selection of materials through standard data is an information system for the plastics industry. The software used to interface with the database was created by Granta Design, derived from the CES Selector and try to unify the data provided by manufacturers of plastic. With the database broader covers about 90% of engineering plastics in the market. However, the data are properly normalized in order to compare the performance of different products from different manufacturers.
The Granta Design, together with the producers of plastic, provides software and database through cd-rom, but the trend is for increasing the performed on the Internet.
It’s a database for engineers, designers that need information about polymers, wishing to apply the appropriate polymer in the market, such as BASF, Bayer, Dow, DuPont and Ticona. The database CAMPUS along wiyh IDES Plastics, ChemRes and Moldflow form the package Polymer Selector.
Method of use:
The database is free.
Materials in the database:
Polymers and composites, with information on 285 materials manufactured by BASF