News - 4 Sep 2007
Baking a cake without greasing the tin is usually a disaster: The cake cannot be taken out in one piece. The same principle applies to the manufacture of fiber-reinforced plastic parts such as...
News - 17 Oct 2012
Titanium is a material that offers excellent properties, however, it is costly and time-consuming to form. Fraunhofer researchers are now giving this multi-purpose metal another chance. They are...
News - 5 Feb 2013
Mecmesin has announced the release of a new brochure showcasing the force and torque testing solutions the company offers automotive component suppliers and OEM vehicle manufacturers.
News - 25 Jul 2011
Teijin Chemicals Limited, the core company of the Teijin Group's (www.teijin.co.jp/english) plastics business, announced today that the automaker PSA Peugeot-Citroen Group has adopted plastic...
News - 20 Nov 2007
Glazing solutions from SABIC Innovative Plastics are helping Guangzhou Auto Group Co.’s (GAC) first concept vehicle turn heads at AutoGuangzhou 2007. Replacing traditional glass, Lexan* GLX...
Article - 1 Jun 2001
Polystyrene can be made into products with wood-like properties and appearance. These materials have potential application in building in areas such as flooring, cladding, and window and door frames.
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.
News - 3 Jun 2021
Don't look now, but you're surrounded. Really. Within arm's reach - probably even touching you - are troublesome, sticky, potentially even toxic, substances.
Bad for the planet,...
News - 12 Aug 2016
As an result of the increase in the prices of indium, researchers have developed a technique that uses aluminum-doped zinc oxide, which is a cheaper alternative effectively used for transparent...
News - 23 Jun 2014
BASF, the world’s leading chemical company, has undertaken three key capacity expansion projects for performance materials at its Pudong site in Shanghai: Ultramid® (polyamide, PA),...