Article - 30 Sep 2015
During the analysis of complicated samples TG-MS can result in data that makes it almost impossible to distinguish between gases that evolve at the same time. The combination of gas chromatography...
Article - 21 Jul 2015
This article discusses using portable Raman spectroscopy to characterize carbon black materials.
Article - 4 Jun 2015
Systems that tend to flow under exposure to stress are called fluid materials such as pure substances, dispersions, mixtures, and solutions.
Article - 14 Apr 2015
Best known in the form of the ever-present white piping seen in basements of buildings, the domestic use of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) could be considered a double-edged sword.
Article - 19 Nov 2014
Raman spectroscopy is a spectroscopic method that is often utilized to observe low-frequency modes such as rotational and vibrational modes in a system.
Article - 12 Sep 2013
A new co-polyester looks to usher in a new generation of plastics and become a viable alternative to polycarbonate, polystyrene and glass.
Article - 24 Jun 2013
ENSO Plastics, a global leader of environmental plastics solutions, has introduced new biodegradable technologies. This article highlights how this technology works and the challenges ahead to reduce...
Article - 23 Oct 2012
Maggie Saykali, ECPI Sector Group Manager, talks to AZoM about the work of ECPI on plasticisers and the benefits and potential risks of phthalates.
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 - 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...