Article - 10 Feb 2009
The PETPlus Intrinsic Viscosity Measurement Instrument from Lloyd Instruments uses a well-established unique, solvent-free method for routine measurement of PET.
Article - 30 Aug 2001
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 20 Sep 2002
Plastics may not be as long lasting as first thought. Recent evidence shows that breakdown of plastics may begin shortly after manufacture. Recognition, deterioration, influencing factors,...
Article - 20 Nov 2003
A new memory technolgy has been developed based on a previously unknown property of polyethylenedioxythiophene or PEDOT. Posted November 12 2003
Article - 14 Dec 2020
Graphene nanoribbons (GNRs) are narrow strips of graphene. The quasi-one-dimensional nature of GNRs results in additional advantages over graphene sheets, the more widely known...
Article - 27 Sep 2018
Many different commercial products can be formed from polymer films, which are thin unbroken plastics consisting of nylons, bioplastics, polyethylene or other components.
Article - 16 Jul 2003
Processing carbon black in specific ways can tailor properties for particular applications. Outlined applications include pressure pipes, electrostatic discharge (ESD) and polyolefin films.
Article - 12 Jun 2002
Cellulose acetate is derived from renewable resources such as wood pulp, which differs from most other man-made polymers which are petrochemical derivitives. General properties include transparency,...
Article - 4 Feb 2002
Plasticizers are unique types of additives. Without plasticizers, a majority of the injection molding compounds would have been completely unfit.
Article - 16 Dec 2002
Photographic film materials may have intricate surface chemistry and thus prone to a broad range of manufacturing issues.