The Universal Selection Source: Plastics & Elastomers

Jul 27, 2016 | Article

New Approach to Fabricate Low Cost Plastic PV Panels

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...

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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...

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Introducing Akestra™ Akestra™ is produced by MGC and brought to Europe by Perstorp Synergies in a joint launch of Akestra™ Intention to scale up production in Europe...

Jun 22, 2016 | Article

Solutions to High Temperature Polymer Processing Challenges

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...

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Jun 10, 2016 | Article

Defend Trade Secrets Act: What You Need to Know?

By Laurence Pearson

The Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) was signed into law on May 11, 2016 after a remarkable display of unity in both the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives. The DTSA creates an option for...

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Jul 26, 2016 | Article

Extracting the Most Commercial Value from your Patent Claims

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...

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Akestra™ is a remarkable plastic with a sparkling glass-like appearance that is sure to enhance both disposable and reusable packaging. It can be used as a polystyrene alternative for...

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The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published a positive scientific opinion on the safety of the key monomer used in the new copolyester Akestra™ by Perstorp. This opens the way for...

Jun 13, 2016 | Article

Lithium-ion Batteries: Higher Operating Temperatures Possible

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...

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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...
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