Article - 14 Feb 2017
Thermoplastics are considered greatly significant, as they are roughly 80% of all plastics used around the world.
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...
News - 31 Mar 2008
Nylon has been with us nearly 70 years now, after the first experimental testing used it as sewing thread in parachute fabric and in women's hosiery.
Nylon stockings were shown in February...
Article - 15 Mar 2001
Fencing has been brought into the 20th century with the help of advanced materials such as polycarbonate, kevlar and dual phase steel materials.
News - 19 Oct 2016
The open source 3D printer manufacturer, Ultimaker, recently announced the global availability of Ultimaker 3, the next generation of its 3D printing product line.
The advanced capabilities of...
News - 26 Jun 2014
Airwolf 3D, a privately-held designer, manufacturer and distributor of high-performance 3D printers, has once again delivered on its strategic vision for the 3D printing industry by unveiling the AW3D...
News - 27 Jan 2011
The many ways bio-based materials can enhance performance and meet consumer demand for environmentally responsible products are explored in a talk by Carol Casarino, Ph.D., global technology manager,...
News - 10 Nov 2010
General Motors' use of DuPont Zytel PLUS nylon for its Ecotec 2.0-liter Turbo powering Cadillac CTS vehicles captured the 'Most Innovative Use of Plastics" Award in the Materials category...
News - 10 Jul 2009
SABIC Innovative Plastics is once again driving forward the development of eco-progressive materials as the race to replace finite resources, like petroleum with more impactful eco technologies,...
Article - 16 Jan 2013
This article gives an overview of materials used in skis and snowboards and points to how the sports may be shaped in the future.