Article - 26 Nov 2012
Today, artificial turf or synthetic turf is gaining in popularity and is not only found in some of the world's most important sports arenas, but also in residential lawns and commercial buildings.
Article - 19 Nov 2011
The Melt Flow Index (MFI), also known as the Melt Flow Rate (MFR), of a resin is a materials property test used in the plastics industry.
Article - 13 Oct 2005
The core of the Ecoflex systems is a tire with one sidewall removed and filled with crushed stone or recycled concrete aggregate. This technology allows a range of building solutions to be cost...
Article - 23 Jul 2003
A review of the current understanding of adhesion between a synthetic polymer and a second material is presented. The information gives a broad picture of the issues and understanding. How materials...
Article - 30 Apr 2001
Techniques such as sheet moulding, pultrusion, filament winding, prepreg moulding and resin transfer moulding can be used to produce thermoset composites. These processes can be applied to a wide...
Article - 24 Oct 2019
Testing Wear Resistant Coatings – Challenges and Updates to ASTM D4060 an interview with Alan Jaenecke, Technical contact for ASTM D4060, VP Marketing Taber Industries and Greg Martin, Sr. Technical...
Article - 30 Aug 2019
Although alternative joining methods are available, foam bonding tapes are often the chosen technology for reliable and cost-effective automotive assembly.
Article - 19 Feb 2018
This article gives an insight in to the polymer process, the properties of primer and the drawn fiber.
Article - 23 Jan 2017
Table tops are used as a platform for conducting several types of processes and measurements. They can be used as a mechanical reference between different components (such as lenses, lasers, film...
Article - 25 Jul 2015
Polymers are extensively used throughout industry, whether as naturally occurring materials like starch and cellulose, or synthetic commodities like nylon, polystyrene and polyethylene.