The Universal Selection Source: Plastics & Elastomers

Cost Efficiency
Cost optimization is a high priority in the minds of most of the engineers and designers in the Plastics Industry. Plastics are known as one of the most resource and cost efficient materials available to the society. By focusing on key concepts such as Scrap rate reduction, Plastic durability or weatherability, Part weight reduction...

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Dr Philip Jacoby

Tuesday Feb 14, 2017

By Dr Philip Jacoby

Better select and use nucleating agents/clarifiers (phosphate esters, sorbitols, metal salts, fillers such as talc...) for your Polypropylene in order to improve the stiffness-impact strength...

Chris DeArmitt

Wednesday Jun 10, 2015

By Chris DeArmitt

Increase your confidence in the plastics industry with a structured and ready-to-use overview of existing materials, technologies and key factors impacting performance/cost ratio. This is a good...

Ashok Adur

Tuesday Feb 18, 2014

By Ashok Adur

Push back the limits of your polymer alloys, blends & composites by getting practical support to optimize their performance/cost ratio and lower failure rate. By better mastering compatibilization...

Chris DeArmitt

Tuesday Jan 24, 2017

By Chris DeArmitt

Save time finding the cheapest solution that fulfills all your requirements by structuring your knowledge on fillers and how they influence thermoplastics performance. The implementation of these...

Paul Mastro

Wednesday May 18, 2016

By Paul Mastro

Maximize performance/cost ratio of PVC compounds by overcoming challenges faced when changing additives (stabilizers, lubricants…) or processing scale owing to end use or regulation requirements...

Thomas Bezigian

Tuesday Jan 31, 2017

By Thomas Bezigian

Quickly overcome any film & sheet coextrusion issues (melt fracture, interfacial instability, incomplete flow…) that arise in your day-to-day by learning about the hands-on secrets that no one...

Michael Mastropietro

Tuesday Oct 28, 2014

By Michael Mastropietro

Optimize your printed electronics cost-efficiency by better selecting your conductive inks based on practical performance criteria (beyond producers’ resistivity claims) and applications (RFID...

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