Article - 22 Apr 2013
Waterborne coatings use water as a solvent to disperse a resin, thus making these coatings eco-friendly and easy to apply.
Article - 5 Jun 2018
Acetone cyanohydrin (ACH) is an organic compound used as part of the manufacture of methyl methacrylate. This is the monomer of polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA).
Article - 20 Feb 2018
FT-IR spectroscopy is a valuable analytical technique for a quality control, production and the development of glues.
Article - 16 Oct 2017
The Nicomp can be used for estimating the average molecular weight, Mw, of particles or macromolecules suspended in solution.
Article - 16 Feb 2017
Find out more about how dielectric measurements can be used to help control polymerization in the batch reaction process.
Article - 6 Feb 2017
Inkjet printing of polymer solutions is a key area of interest for depositing high-throughput, precise patterns of functional polymer.
Article - 6 Oct 2015
A range of analytical tests is required during production and quality control (QC) of polymers. Analysis of residual monomers that remain in the end polymer material is a standard QC test.
Article - 24 May 2012
After being severely and quasi-plastically distorted, shape memory materials (SMMs) are able to recover their original shape when a right stimulus is applied. This phenomenon is known as the shape...
Article - 3 Dec 2007
This article examines the surface modification of polyethylene (PE), poly(vinylchloride) (PVC), and polystyrene (PS), by thermal ozone (O3) treatment to improve their properties. Comparisons show that...
Article - 4 Sep 2001
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.