Article - 12 May 2001
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties for this thermoplastic.
Article - 24 May 2001
Thermoplastic additives such as plasticisers, flame retardants, UV stabilisers, antioxidants and other additives are explained. Fillers, reinforcements and blends such as acrylonitrile butadiene...
Article - 7 Aug 2006
Bromine, like chlorine, fluorine and iodine, is one of the elements in the chemical group known as “halogens”. The discovery, occurrence and applications of bromine including water purification,...
Article - 15 Oct 2004
The Bolton Institute in the UK has 7 fully finded Ph.D. Studentships on offer in the areas of healthcare & biomaterials, smart materials and systems, intelligent packaging, fire science and fire...
Article - 16 Aug 2004
Borax or hydrous sodium borate has been in use since the 8th century AD. Its discovery, sources and applications are described. It has a myriad of uses including glass and fibreglass (glass fibre)...
Article - 3 May 2002
Alumina (aluminium oxide) is a versatile oxide ceramic material. This blog post will look at the different commercial grades available.
News - 30 Aug 2007
The German Association for Electrical, Electronic and Information Technologies (VDE) has certified six halogen-free, flame-retardant BASF polyamides for use in compliance with the household appliance...
News - 18 Jun 2008
To provide electrical device and connector manufacturers with a lower-cost alternative to traditional materials like thermosets or special high heat polymers, while delivering excellent short-term...
News - 24 Jun 2010
In the year of the plastics fair K 2010, BASF is presenting many new engineering plastics. Via the connection of property-performance relations with microstructures the new products are directly...
News - 27 Aug 2019
As announced end June, Clariant is taking action to tackle the challenge of plastic pollution with new solutions and proactive steps to create a more sustainable plastics industry through a...