Article - 26 Mar 2002
The use of plastics and rubbers in building is increasing. Some applications such as pipes and gutters, roofing, cladding panels, anti-vibration mounts, sound insulation, thermal insulation and window...
Article - 10 Sep 2001
Higher modulus and strength at elevated temperatures combined with reduced creep compared to HDPE. Finds use as shrink-wrap film and heat shrink tubing.
Article - 28 Feb 2005
Zimmer have entered into an agreement to licence technology to develop and commercialise advanced orthopaedic polyethylene and hydrogel materials. Posted February 17 2005
Article - 21 Sep 2001
Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene has been used extensively as a wear face in orthopaedic implants. The performance of the material has been related to sterilisation techniques. Methods of...
Article - 9 May 2019
This article discusses applications that will benefit from heat shrink technology.
Article - 7 Sep 2001
Electron beam curing is a viable and advantageous alternative to thermal curing for polymer matrix composites. Although it requires special materials it is faster, cheaper, can be used on thicker...
Article - 16 Jul 2020
Researchers at Duke University in the USA have recently created a novel hydrogel-based composite material that matches the strength and durability of natural cartilage tissue. The new development...
Article - 26 Jul 2018
Polymers are also called macromolecules, being very large organic molecules composed of an extremely high number of repeating smaller units.
Article - 7 Sep 2012
Silanes are used widely in sealants and adhesives to improve adhesiveness. Sealants are dual purposed, prevent the passage of water, air and chemicals through the zone where applied and also serve as...
Article - 5 Sep 2012
Polish can be defined as a substance that is used to give a smooth and shiny surface to an automobile. Many different ingredients may be contained in the polishes.