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...
Cobalt-free Driers for Alkyd Coatings: Optimal Selection & Use
Sep 28, 2016
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Silane Hybrid Adhesives and Coatings Formulation
Sep 29, 2016
Adhesion Promoters and Primers for Adhesives & Coatings
Oct 5, 2016
Creativity with Plastics
Green and bio-plastics
High Heat Materials
Sep 22, 2016 |
By Don Rosato
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 |
By Sreeparna Das
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 |
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...
Sep 9, 2016 |
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 |
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...
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...
By Rogier van Duin
Accelerate your developments with an efficient implementation of Design of experiment by reviewing how to proceed step-by-step with the support of two practical cases.
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