Article - 21 Aug 2001
Primarily used for thermal insulation, exhibiting low density and high oxygen index compared with other phenolics.
Article - 17 Feb 2009
ADMET has many years of experience in the material testing industry and this has shown the significance of equipping test machines with the exact tensile testing grips and fixtures.
Article - 23 Oct 2008
Plastic recycling is made easier by special codes put into the plastic item at the point of manufacture. The plastic recycling codes, types of plastic and the applications of recycled plastic are...
Article - 22 May 2006
The low velocity impact response of a range of foam based sandwich structures has been investigated using an instrumented falling weight impact tower. Shear fracture was found to occur in the PVC/PUR...
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 - 5 Apr 2004
Researcher's at the Australian National University have created a new form of carbon nanoparticulate which they have called 'nanofoam'. Its most interesting property ius that it is magnetic. The way...
Article - 4 Sep 2003
A biopolymer manufactured by Cargill Dow is gaining in popularity. Manufactured from corn, a renewable resource, it offers several advantages over petroleum-based polymers. The advantages and...
Article - 26 May 2003
Chemical, electrical, mechanical, physical and thermal properties are provided for polyphenylene oxide (PPO), polystyrene modified. Applications for this material are also provided.
Article - 15 May 2003
To image and computer model foams and other porous structures, researchers at the Faunhofer Institutre developed a4i 3D, an x-ray based micro computer tomography technique. Posted May 2003
Article - 6 May 2003
Researchers at VTT have found a way to reinforce biodegradable plastics with natural flax fibres, to make a biodegradable biocomposite. They have also refined mechanical strength and manufacturing...