News - 31 Mar 2008
As engineering plastics replace metals in many applications, engineers are having to come to grips with a whole new lexicon of performance parameters to ensure they specify the right material for the...
Article - 12 Dec 2012
Global materials technology company, TenCate Advanced Composites supports the use of engineered composites materials in a broad range of applications.
Article - 6 Dec 2012
A polyamide is a polymer that contains amide monomers joined together by peptide bonds.
News - 16 Sep 2004
A small, inconspicuous piece of plastic, no longer than 10 cm and 4 cm in diameter, is contributing to the crash safety of motor vehicles. This plastic component, which is moulded from Ultramid®...
Article - 3 May 2002
In sports such as mountaineering, abseiling and rock climbing people place their lives in the hands of their equipment. For this reason, the materials must perform. In this article, harnesses,...
News - 7 Jan 2013
INVISTA, a world leader in nylon intermediates and fibers, has received Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) approval from the Shanghai Environmental Protection Bureau for a 215,000-ton per year...
News - 24 Dec 2012
Universal Fibers, global industry leader in the development and production of sustainable, solution-dyed carpet fiber and refreshfiber®, announced it has entered into a strategic relationship with...
News - 10 Feb 2012
Asahi Kasei Plastics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Asahi Kasei Chemicals and a provider of customized resin solutions to global markets, announced that it will display its new resin technologies at...
Article - 9 May 2019
This article explains why the melt flow test is not universal.
Article - 20 Aug 2014
The use of lighter structures, spoolable pipe and rapid assembly techniques reduces infrastructure expenses involved in the replacement of pipeline components.