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Dec 16, 2016 |
By Sreeparna Das
2016 is almost over… and it’s time to look back at how the year was for the plastics industry.
Overall, we saw some key trends emerging such as 3D printing, industry 4.0, automotive...
Jun 13, 2016 |
By Prof. Ajayan Research Group, Rice University
The evolution of energy storage devices has enabled the widespread use of electronics in many applications requiring remote power sources.
Lithium-ion (Li-ion batteries) alone represent a 20...
Jan 16, 2015 |
By Don Rosato
Exploring the weight advantages of new engineered thermoplastic and thermoset materials and composites against a backdrop of advanced metal technology is the focus of this article. There is a huge...
May 27, 2013 |
By Thibaud Deleger
Engineering plastics and thermoset materials have already succeeded many times in replacing metal in multiple markets. Although the automotive industry is by far the major outcome for metal...
May 1, 2013 |
The Omnexus Click'N Vote of March 2013 spreads the light on the growing use of high performance plastics on Automotive Under-The-Hood (UTH) applications. Among the high performances lies the high...
Jun 22, 2016 |
By Mark DeMeuse
Despite the high prices compared to other engineering polymers, high temperature polymers still stand as one of the fastest growing segments of the plastics industry.
These polymers are employed in...
May 5, 2015 |
The E&E market ranks as the 3rd largest plastics end use market, only exceeded in volume size by packaging and building and construction, yet the E&E sector uniquely crosses over all of the twenty...
Sep 16, 2013 |
The development of new polymeric materials for aerospace, automobile and high technology industries requires the establishment of advanced polymer processing technologies in order to be able to...
May 20, 2013 |
By Donald McNally
There is probably a hermit in a cave someone who has not yet heard the words "fiber optics", but thanks to massive expenditures on technology, installation and marketing by telecommunications...
Mar 1, 2013 |
The January 2013 Click'N Vote attracted many members around the question of what will be the plastics materials benefiting the most of the growth of electrical vehicles (EV). The results of this...
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