Article - 19 Feb 2019
In this article, the different methods that can be employed for ensuring consistent quality in the plastics industry are discussed.
Article - 22 Jun 2004
In a three year DTI funded project, NPL will look at the prediction of impact behaviour of polymers and ways to speed up time to market for polymeric products using computer simulations, computer...
Article - 24 May 2001
Full polyurethane car seats are the future since automotive manufacturers are constantly seeking to reduce the weight of components and cars. This article provides a case study of the material aspects...
Article - 16 May 2001
Balanced mechanical and manufacturing properties compared with unmodified grades of polyamide 6/6. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical...
Article - 8 Jun 2001
Hydroforming is a forming process that uses fluid pressure in place of punches and dies. It can form complex parts that would otherwise require several punched and welded pieces. It is a process of...
Article - 25 Apr 2001
Aluminium and its alloys are truly versatile engineering materials. It is used in industries such as electrical, packaging, transport, building and architecture, gas cylinders, machined components,...
Article - 4 Jul 2019
This article discusses the predicted increase of demand of plating on plastic over the next five years.
Article - 19 Jul 2017
Vintech Industries Inc. is a global tier two provider of thermoplastic extrusion components to the non-auto RV and automotive industries. World famous OEM brands specify Vintech’s gimps, seals and...
Article - 21 Dec 2020
With support from the Baden-Würtemberg Think Tank project, the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Audi have partnered to create a novel chemical recycling method for automatic plastic parts.
Article - 24 Jul 2018
This article looks at protecting your pumps from unknown errors.