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 - 9 Jul 2013
We are all familiar with the crackling sound and one’s hair standing on end when taking off a synthetic sweater – which is at worst mildly discomforting. In industry however, the...
Article - 11 Jan 2006
This paper reports on a sol–gel method for the deposition of red, green and blue PMMA-SiO2 hybrid films on glass substrates. The colored hybrid films are composed of a homogeneous organic-inorganic...
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 - 10 Feb 2010
Economic analysts are pointing to the recession drawing to a close in Europe driven by fiscal and monetary stimuli together with relatively resilient growth in Asia and Latin America. However, having...
The MX63 and MX63L microscope systems from OLYMPUS are enhanced for top-quality inspections of wafers, circuit boards, flat panel displays and other large samples.
News - 3 Mar 2009
Plantic Technologies Limited, manufacturer of starch-based polymers for packaging and other applications, commissioned RMIT University, Melbourne, to undertake a streamlined update of the Life Cycle...
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 - 13 Apr 2004
Researchers have developed a new plastic that conducts electricity, may be simpler to manufacture than industry counterparts and easily accommodates chemical attachments to create new materials....
News - 3 Nov 2014
Researchers from North Carolina State University have been working on novel techniques to apply industrial semiconductor processes to substrates, such as fabrics and textiles, to “weave...