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  • Article - 12 Sep 2003
    Impact damage is probably the most common type of damage encountered by packaging. This article describes the design of a device designed to measure impact strength of packaging materials in the...
  • Article - 4 Sep 2001
    Marginally improved toughness, relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
  • Article - 26 Oct 2001
    Vinyl is the most widely used medical polymer in use today. Several properties including flexibility, durability, compatibility, sterilisability and low cost contribute to its use in applications such...
  • Article - 26 Oct 2001
    Despite its wide acceptance, vinyl is a somewhat misunderstood material. Some of the misconceptions associated with vinyl are dealt with.
  • Article - 26 Oct 2001
    Some interesting facts on vinyl such as where it is used, where it comes from, production efficiency, incineration and emissions, recycling, additives, dioxin production, fire performance and...
  • Article - 26 Oct 2001
    The simple answer to the question "is vinyl safe?" is yes. It even has medical applications. Scientists have also failed to find a link between vinyl chloride and human illnesses such as liver cancer.
  • Article - 26 Oct 2001
    Dioxins are a family of chemicals often formed by the combustion of chlorine containing materials. Although global dioxin levels have declined since the 70's, PVC production has increased.
  • Article - 25 Oct 2001
    A complete overview on vinyl including history, what it is, where it comes from, environmental issues, health aspects, dioxin emissions, additives, plasticisers, stabilisers, properties and...
  • Article - 4 Sep 2001
    The addition of silicone improves both granule flow and melt plasticisation during moulding or extrusion.
  • Article - 10 May 2004
    Most of us are familiar with aluminium cans for drink packaging. Aluminium foil is also commonly used for this purpose in the form of drink cartons and pouch packs. These forms are reviewed and their...