Article - 21 Jan 2019
This article discusses the different additives used with plastic.
Article - 26 Aug 2003
Durastrength 529 from Atofina has been designed for aluminium extrusions, in particular window frames and profiles. It is a PVC acrylic modifier that imparts impact resistance and reduced the amount...
Article - 14 Sep 2001
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed.
Article - 14 Feb 2017
Thermoplastics are considered greatly significant, as they are roughly 80% of all plastics used around the world.
Article - 6 Dec 2012
A polyamide is a polymer that contains amide monomers joined together by peptide bonds.
Article - 4 Jun 2015
Rheology is the study of flow of matter, mainly in a liquid state. Rheological testing of thermoplastic materials can be carried out on both melts and solid samples.
Article - 30 Aug 2001
Improved impact properties, however, reduced tensile strength and flexural modulus. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 12 Apr 2018
Fiber sizing has an important impact on the final properties of composite parts; this is according to the Michelman Industrial Manufacturing’s marketing director, Steve Basseti, Gilles LeMoigne, the...
Article - 2 Apr 2002
The demands of sporting equipment such as ski equipment are ever increasing. Some of the materials that DuPont have developed specifically for this field are described and reasons for their use...
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.