Article - 6 Sep 2001
Polypropylene (PP) is a semi-crystalline, white, semi-opaque commodity thermoplastic that is made in numerous different grades and modifications.
Article - 5 Dec 2014
Sports pitches are constructed from specific types of artificial turf depending on the requirements and are used for various sports including tennis, football, rugby, and hockey.
News - 20 Feb 2014
Geckos outclass adhesive tapes in one respect: Even after repeated contact with dirt and dust do their feet perfectly adhere to smooth surfaces. Researchers of the KIT and the Carnegie Mellon...
News - 2 Dec 2008
A brand new process that could revolutionise the reliability and durability of surgical implants, such as hip and knee replacements, has today, 2 December 08, received recognition for its medical and...
News - 19 Jul 2008
With the European Soccer Championship just recently over, young soccer fans more than ever dream of scoring dramatic goals and becoming national favorites, just like Germany’s Podolski,...
News - 24 Aug 2006
After the World Cup is before the World Cup: The soccer World Cup in Germany had barely come to a close before preparations for the next one began. The criticism of the turf in the German World Cup...
News - 18 Oct 2010
Shurhold Industries, the leading manufacturer in the marine market of professional-grade cleaning products and tools, now introduces a new line of chemicals and hand-held tools for automotive use. The...
News - 11 Aug 2008
Higher, faster, further – in striving to create new records athletes push themselves to the limits of their capabilities. Stadium surfaces promote these outstanding achievements and help prevent...
News - 18 Oct 2007
The soaring prices of crude oil have sparked a debate about the benefits that increased use of renewable raw materials might bring to plastics production. Another aspect is the greater environmental...
News - 29 Mar 2019
Bioscientists are advancing toward 3D-printed artificial tissues to help treat bone and cartilage usually damaged in sports-related injuries to elbows, knees, and ankles.
Researchers at Rice...