Article - 20 Oct 2007
Rheology is the science of studying the flow and deformation of materials rooted in the laws of elasticity and viscosity proposed by Hooke and Newton in the late 17th Century. Thermoplastic polymer...
Article - 17 Apr 2018
With an annual worldwide production of about 80 million tons, polyethylene (PE) stands as one of the most common plastics in the world.
Article - 16 Aug 2007
Polymers are complicated materials to characterize rheologically because there are many factors that influence their flow properties.
Article - 26 Aug 2014
For the past several years, vibrational spectroscopy has been utilized for polymer analysis, and IR spectroscopy is the traditionally preferred method. Nevertheless, recent technological developments...
Article - 17 Jun 2015
Bruker’s PeakForce Tapping is an exclusive operating mode in atomic force microscope (AFM) technology following the launch of TappingMode.
Article - 4 Jun 2015
Polymers are viscoelastic fluids that are either elastic or viscous, based on their flow or deformation in the process.
Article - 24 May 2001
Deformation, viscoelastic creep, tensile strength, anisotropy and impact strength of thermoplastics are covered. The differences the modes of behaviour between thermoplastics and most other materials...
Article - 13 Jul 2017
The HAAKE™ MiniLab Series micro-compounder is well-known for being the ideal equipment, when compounding sample quantities of around 7 ml.
Article - 25 Apr 2016
Process gas analysis is vital for the optimization and control of the polyethylene and polypropylene manufacturing method.
Article - 27 Mar 2002
The need for biodegradable plastic bags is undeniable. Biodegradable polyethylene bags that break down under photo, thermal and biological means to yield carbon dioxide and water and their advantages...