Article - 4 Sep 2001
Rigid parts of low weight possible, i.e. for the same rigidity, a foam of half the density of a solid needs only a 25% greater wall thickness.
Article - 6 Sep 2001
Greatly improved rigidity for given weight of material. Find uses for trays, cups, boxes, decorative film and tape and the like.
Article - 31 Aug 2001
Exhibits good rigidity to weight ratio. However, surface swirl patterns produced so if high quality finish is required.
Article - 30 Aug 2001
Material components that require excellent stiffness to weight ratio properties are suitable for manufacture. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of...
Article - 16 Aug 2001
Lowest water absorption and mould shrinkage compared with other thermosetting polyurethane’s, however, lacks machinability.
Article - 4 May 2001
Implementing foamed ABS gives increased rigidity compared to a part made from the same weight of solid material. Relative avantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of...
Article - 14 Sep 2020
Polymer molecular weight (MW) is the weight of the macromolecule. Find out how to consistently assess polymer molecular weight.
Article - 14 Feb 2017
Thermoplastics are considered greatly significant, as they are roughly 80% of all plastics used around the world.
Article - 31 Jan 2006
There are a number of manual and automated methods for determining volume and density.