News - 24 Feb 2016
Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have successfully developed an environmentally-friendly food packaging material that is free from chemical additives, by fortifying natural...
News - 21 Jan 2011
Concrete and masonry professionals are again descending on Las Vegas for the industry’s only annual international event, World of Concrete (WoC), with exhibits taking place January 18 –...
News - 15 Aug 2008
Chemical Engineers in Switzerland have created a plastic film that’s up to 1000 times more effective at killing E. coli bacteria cells than conventional methods.
The team from the Swiss...
News - 13 Jul 2007
Chitin is a polymer very common in nature as part of animals’ and plants’ physical structures. Only cellulose is more abundant than chitin, which makes this compound a highly important...
News - 8 Jun 2007
The Fuji Trout Hatchery at the Shizuoka Prefectural Research Institute of Fishery and Kobe Steel, Ltd. have commercially applied an antibacterial coating that improves the sanitation of fish hatchery...
Article - 27 Jul 2004
Coatings such as titanium nitride on biomedical implants can improve their performance. Whilst the substrate my be biocompatible, the coating may help to improve wear resistance and lubricity. This...
News - 20 Feb 2009
Hydrogen peroxide is one of the world's most versatile and widely used chemicals. A powerful oxidizing agent, H2O2 is commonly used as a bleach, an antiseptic and a disinfectant.
Article - 29 Oct 2018
Plastic materials are used throughout the medical devices industries and professional CAE simulation software can be used in product development stages.
Article - 2 May 2017
Many applications, ranging from cosmetics such as suntan cream and hand cream through to medical uses such as antiseptic cream, widely use cream formulations.
Article - 18 Dec 2012
Copper has been used by man for thousands of years. It was first used to make coins and ornaments in 8000 B.C. By 5500 B.C. copper tools were invented which aided civilization to emerge from the Stone...