The Universal Selection Source: Plastics & Elastomers

Jul 11, 2017 | Article

How Thermoplastic Composites Reduce Vehicle Weight?

By Mark DeMeuse

Light weighting or mass reduction is a core focus in automotive markets where a weight reduction facilitates increased fuel economy and decreased emissions. The high strength-to-weight ratio of...

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Jun 30, 2017 | Article

Innovative Plastics & Polymer Additives for Smart Packaging

By Aishwarya Chaudhari

Smart packaging is a packaging system that goes beyond conventional packaging, with functions such as sensing and logging data. The ‘active’ part in the smart packaging system performs the sensing...

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May 25, 2017 | Article

Flame Retardants in Plastics: Interview with Dow Corning (Chinaplas 2017)

By SpecialChem

Chinaplas 2017 - We interviewed Christophe Paulo, Dow Corning's Global Segment Leader, Plastics & Composites. Watch & discover what he said about recent regulatory developments, upcoming trends as...

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May 22, 2017 | Article

What DMA can do for your product development needs?

By Mark DeMeuse

Dynamic mechanical analysis or DMA is an experimental technique that is often used to study and characterize the viscoelastic behavior of polymers. Apart from its several existing applications, it...

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Tech Paper

Are you looking for a transparent and resistant material to be used in medical applications? Learn more about CET®, a range of enhanced SMMA, which combines the cost-attractiveness, processing...

Jun 30, 2017 | Article

How to Avoid Bonded Joints Failure – DIN 2304-1 Explained

By Hartwig Lohse

Bonded joints often fail during the usage phase due to an incorrect use of the adhesive. A lack of bonding knowledge has been identified as the root cause. Fortunately, we now have a new German...

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May 31, 2017 | Article

High Performance Polycarbonates for LED Applications

By SpecialChem

In the recent past, LED market has shown impetus growth in global lighting market. Rising government regulations, consumers’ eco-friendly mindset, energy efficiency, long life span, durability etc...

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May 25, 2017 | Article

Battery Separators: How can the plastics industry meet current challenges?

By Mark DeMeuse

The separator is a critical component of the batteries. The performance of the lithium-ion batteries is greatly affected by the materials and structure of the separator. Hence, there have been...

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May 19, 2017 | Article

How Plastics Can Boost 3D Printing of Medical Devices

By Vishal Parekh

In the recent years, 3D printing technology has gained phenomenal traction in the medical and healthcare industry. The medical industry is seeing mushrooming applications of 3D printing, such as...

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Brochure

When it comes to bonding most substrates, even difficult ones, high-adhesion, Pearlbond™ TPU specialties are the superior solution. Pearlbond™ TPUs have been designed for meeting the high-demanding...
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Fire Test: How to Succeed When Going Into New Applications

Instead of giving up when your plastic fails automotive, E&E, mass transport...fire tests, learn how to best select your flame retardants based on required thermal stress & fire parameters.

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