News - 25 Jul 2007
Polyolefins are very versatile polymers used in a wide variety of applications from packaging film to geomembranes and pipe. The polymer and the additives are varied to match the property requirements...
News - 5 Sep 2007
Bayer MaterialScience AG is opening a second production facility for Baytubes®, its carbon nanotubes, at H.C. Starck GmbH in the town of Laufenburg on the German-Swiss border. The new facility has...
News - 8 Jul 2013
As resources are becoming scarcer, lightweight and stable plastics will continue to gain in importance, replacing less sustainable materials in industries as diverse as automotive, building &...
News - 29 Apr 2010
PVC recipes are currently evolving to take into account legislation against the use of heavy metal stabilisers worldwide, trends in flame retardants and the controversies over the use of some...
News - 29 Sep 2009
Inherently Dissipative Polymers (IDPs) are widely used as permanent antistatic additives in plastic parts and packaging where they prevent electrostatic discharge and dust attraction. Arkema already...
News - 11 Feb 2011
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Electro - Active Polymers Market Trends, Applications and Forecasts (2009-2014)" report to their offering.
News - 17 Aug 2010
Firm will release “Conductive Coatings Markets, 2010 and Beyond: Nano-214” the week of August 23rd and has made pre-publication pricing available.
Glen Allen, Virginia: NanoMarkets has...
Article - 14 Feb 2017
Thermoplastics are considered greatly significant, as they are roughly 80% of all plastics used around the world.
News - 13 Feb 2008
Bayer MaterialScience AG and Bayer Technology Services GmbH will be making their third joint appearance at "nanotech" between February 13 and 15 this year in Tokyo. The world’s largest...
Article - 12 May 2006
In this paper researchers prepared hybrid SiO2-PMMA coatings by the sol-gel method and measured coating hardness. They applied two depth sensing indentation (DSI) systems, each one using indenters...