The Universal Selection Source: Plastics & Elastomers
A SpecialChem Client is offering a novel polyurethane chemistry that enables intrinsic self-healing properties. The producer is looking for new applications and partners valuing th...
A SpecialChem client is seeking improved biofilm adhesion on thermoplastic surfaces.
The company wishes to affect a modification to its current product portfolio consisting of ther...
Bonding Dissimilar Materials: How to Reduce Internal Stress Levels
Mar 30, 2017
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Food Packaging: Latest Barrier Solutions
Apr 6, 2017
Dispersing & coupling Agents Selection Strategies for Filled Plastics
Apr 11, 2017
Creativity with Plastics
Green and bio-plastics
High Heat Materials
Jul 8, 2014 |
By Thibaud Deleger
From the elastomeric materials, side significant changes occurred in these past years, with many more options offered to product designers and engineers. Vulcanized rubbers were the first to be...
May 1, 2014 |
The move towards phthalate-free polymers keeps going on in the Medical Industry, as well as in many other sectors. Started more than a decade ago, it is now a matter of fact "phthalate-free" has...
Apr 30, 2014 |
Plastics have become an integral part of everyday life. It would be difficult to identify a manufacturing process which does not use plastics in one from or another. Even products which appear to be...
Apr 25, 2014 |
In recent years the search for biodegradable polymers has excelled due to environmental issues. Among the biodegradable polymers from renewable sources, the poly (lactic acid) - PLA is one of the...
Apr 9, 2014 |
In this study, the effect of sliding velocities, bearing pressure and temprature on friction and wear journal bearings
made of PA 66, PA 66 + %18PTFE and PA 66+%20 GFR+%25 PTFE composites were...
May 5, 2014 |
High-flow polycarbonate (PC) copolymer derived from bisphenol-A (BPA) and a specific bio-sourced monomer derived from castor bean oil for medical applications available in two melt flow ranges is...
Paint can have significant effects on the mechanical properties of plastic substrates. The selection of a paint system that is not properly matched to a given plastic substrate can lead to premature...
Apr 29, 2014 |
Billions of disposable coffee cups are used annually around the world. Most of the cups are molded using expandable polystyrene (EPS). EPS is a very complex material with many structural variables...
Apr 24, 2014 |
Dynamic vulcanization process of ethylene-vinyl acetate rubber (EVM) and ternary polyamide copolymer (tPA) blends in the presence of tetraethyloxysilane (TEOS) was investigated. The morphology...
Apr 1, 2014 |
The Packaging Industry faces many challenges like tougher competitive landscape, tight cost control, extended packaged good protection requirements and the race for even more sophisticated...
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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