Article - 4 Sep 2001
The addition of silicone improves both granule flow and melt plasticisation during moulding or extrusion.
Article - 14 Oct 2019
The development of cosmetics for release into a competitive market is a high-cost endeavor.
Article - 12 Sep 2003
Smart or intelligent packaging is packaging that illicits a response to a stimuli. The concept is described, with applications and examples outlined. While some applications are a little way off,...
Article - 7 May 2001
Transparent, glossy and reasonably hard for a thermoplastic. Has reasonable impact resistance at low temperatures. Advantages, diadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of...
Article - 21 May 2004
CSMA, part of Ceram is able to offer ToFSIMS, a powerful analytical service that can provide detailed imaging and chemical mapping of complex organic and inorganic species. Posted April 2004
Article - 19 Feb 2019
In this article, the packaging industry and how to maintain standards within that through force and torque testing are discussed.
Article - 12 Mar 2006
Scanning probe microscopes (SPMs) are instruments that measure properties of surfaces. They include atomic force microscopes (AFMs) and scanning tunnelling microscopes (STMs).
Article - 13 Oct 2021
A wood-based packaging solution, developed by Holmen Iggesund, one of the largest producers of premium fiber-based paperboard in Europe, demonstrates how three-dimensional formable products, such as...
Article - 22 Nov 2010
What is compression testing and how is it used to determine how a product or material reacts when it is compressed? Find out more about the theory and applications of compression testing.
Article - 18 Mar 2021
In this interview, AZoM talks to Yuri G.M. Rikers and Herman Lemmens of Thermo Fisher Scientific, on the topic of the new Automated Particle Workflow (APW) product and the new horizons it opens for...