Article - 14 Feb 2017
Extrusion is a process used for creating a product (an extrudate) by forcing a material through a die or an orifice to form a shape, or alternatively an extruder is used to produce semi-finished or...
Article - 28 Nov 2015
Consumer acceptance of food products relies heavily on their texture and mouthfeel. At times, texture characteristics are even more important than the appearance, taste or smell.
After magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was invented in the 1970s, it has become an industry standard medical tool for diagnosis and treatment.
Article - 1 May 2007
Zwick‘s product range includes three machine versions for static materials testing, each of them offering different equipment, performance and expansion capabilities. They are the zwicki-Line, The...
Article - 11 Apr 2019
This article compares the traditional Schulze (direct shear measurements) method with the new bulk strength measurement technique.
Article - 16 Jan 2019
This article discusses fibrillating droplet phase of polymer blend systems
Article - 30 Aug 2018
This article looks at mixing carbon black with polyethylene pellets and measuring their comparative electrical conductivity.
Article - 8 Mar 2018
Using CNT suspensions to produce polymer nanocomposites by means of twin screw extrusion.
Article - 18 May 2017
Performance plastics such as PEEK can be used to replace heavy metals. Among any thermoplastic, this extruded resin is known to have the highest strength-to-weight ratios. Performance plastics are...
Article - 29 Apr 2017
The term liquid crystal (LC) is a very common term; people know it from liquid crystal displays of digital clocks and watches dating back to the 1970s.