The Universal Selection Source: Plastics & Elastomers
This technology estate comprises patents that all share one aspect, they are made to be biodegradable.
These biodegradable materials were intended for the use in Kimberly-Clark Co...
Waxes Selection for Optimal Hot Melt Open Time and Setting Speed
Oct 25, 2016
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Solving Coating Film Defects Part-2
Oct 26, 2016
Solving Emulsion Stability Issues
Oct 27, 2016
Creativity with Plastics
Green and bio-plastics
High Heat Materials
Oct 12, 2016 |
By Sreeparna Das
The World’s No. 1 Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber is all set to take center stage! In less than a week, more than 200,000 visitors and 3000 exhibitors will arrive in Dusseldorf. And there’s a lot...
Sep 9, 2016 |
By Mark DeMeuse
Fiber-reinforced plastics or FRPs are lightweight, have high specific mechanical properties, are corrosion resistant, have long life cycles, and are easy to manufacture in different shapes.
Aug 26, 2016 |
By Don Rosato
3D printing, although in its plastics industry end use product infancy, is a disruptive, technology driven innovation. It will change the face of manufacturing in the coming years, provided...
Jul 27, 2016 |
By Doug Ruby
There has been a significant growth in the global photovoltaic (PV) industry in recent years.
Key players in this industry across the globe are constantly making efforts to make the PV panels...
Jun 30, 2016 |
By Alan Dubin
It has been estimated that for every 100 kg weight saved in a car, the CO2 emissions are reduced by 8.5-10 g/km. Under currently pending EU norms, the fleet average to be achieved by all new cars...
Sep 22, 2016 |
Global bioplastics production capacity is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of almost 20% from 2013 to 2020.
While this envisaged growth looks good, we cannot neglect...
Aug 31, 2016 |
Few plastics additives attract as much controversy within the plastics industry as oxo-degradable products. The war of words within the plastics and bioplastics industry regarding the use of...
Aug 19, 2016 |
Similar to other industries, for the plastics industry too, actions of big brands and OEMs have an impact down the full value chain. Things get highly interesting when they decide to join hands...
Jul 26, 2016 |
By Laurence Pearson
A fundamental decision in our intellectual property strategy development is whether to file a patent application, or whether to keep the details of an invention a trade secret?
A patent gives a...
Jun 22, 2016 |
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...
Clarify the new EU food contact regulation requirements and define the right migration testing strategy for your food contact approval application.
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