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  • Article - 4 May 2001
    Can be electroplated to give parts with a decorative finish of metal such as Chrome Gold, Silver and Brass. The temperature profile and mould surface temperatures need to be kept higher than for the...
  • Article - 26 Oct 2001
    Vinyl has many uses in cars and is used for several reasons. Some include cost advantages, environmental reasons and recyclability. Some applications include body mouldings, under bonnet wiring,...
  • Article - 26 Oct 2001
    Despite its wide acceptance, vinyl is a somewhat misunderstood material. Some of the misconceptions associated with vinyl are dealt with.
  • Article - 26 Oct 2001
    Some interesting facts on vinyl such as where it is used, where it comes from, production efficiency, incineration and emissions, recycling, additives, dioxin production, fire performance and...
  • Article - 26 Oct 2001
    The simple answer to the question "is vinyl safe?" is yes. It even has medical applications. Scientists have also failed to find a link between vinyl chloride and human illnesses such as liver cancer.
  • Article - 26 Oct 2001
    Dioxins are a family of chemicals often formed by the combustion of chlorine containing materials. Although global dioxin levels have declined since the 70's, PVC production has increased.
  • Article - 25 Oct 2001
    A complete overview on vinyl including history, what it is, where it comes from, environmental issues, health aspects, dioxin emissions, additives, plasticisers, stabilisers, properties and...
  • Article - 5 Sep 2001
    Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
  • Article - 31 May 2001
    The stages in producing chrome-like finishes on plastics are described as is the devlopment of the technology. Applications in the automotive industry and domestic fittings indusrty are also examined.
  • Article - 27 Feb 2001
    This article describes the process of ultrasonic welding and describes systems used for the process. It looks at its application to metals and plastics.