The Universal Selection Source: Plastics & Elastomers

Nov 7, 2017 | Article

Advancing Polyolefin Composites for New Applications

By Mark DeMeuse

There has been a great deal of interest in enhancing properties of polyolefin composites through the appropriate engineering techniques. However, the issue with the use of polyolefins as the matrix...

Read more

Sep 11, 2017 | Article

Advancing Composites - Adding Carbon Fiber to the Designer’s Palette

By Mark DeMeuse

Carbon fiber composite materials that were initially developed primarily for use in the aerospace industry are now attracting interest in new applications. Structural & performance advantages...

Read more

Mar 2, 2017 | Article

Self-Reinforced Polyolefin: Material of the Future

By Mark DeMeuse

Self-reinforced plastics (SRPs) are a much talked about materials in plastics industry these days. Few key attributes noted for these SRPs include high strength, same level of recyclability and...

Read more


This self-reinforced composite fabric is a 100% polyolefin composite material, thus a mono material concept which is fully recyclable. The fabric filaments consist of a highly oriented, high...

Tech Paper

When it comes to designing an object or a part the challenge relies in finding the right material with a minimum of compromise. You don't have to compromise anymore! A new world of possibilities is...

Case Study

We all know that traffic is a problem in cities, pollution issues should be resolved as soon as possible and safety could be improved. These drawbacks have been existed for too much time now and...

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...

Read more

Sep 9, 2016 | Article

How to Solve Fiber-reinforced Plastics Recycling Issues

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. This...

Read more

Jun 30, 2016 | Article

Automotive Light-weighting and What it Means for Plastics

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...

Read more

Apr 4, 2016 | Article

Tracking Thermoplastic Composites Trends with A. Schulman

By SpecialChem

Thermoplastic composites address needs in a multitude of key markets such as automotive, aerospace, oil & gas, and electrical. We caught up with Frank Roederer, Senior Vice President and General...

Read more

Showing 1 - 10 of 15 Tech Library documents matching your search


How to Well Disperse CNTs

Look again at CNTs... Now you can really achieve great performance improvements!


Back to Top