News - 11 Nov 2010
Global demand for polyolefins is expected to grow to 132 million tonnes by 2013 according to Noru Tsalic, Consultant at Applied Market Information. Polypropylene constitutes 53 million tonnes and...
News - 24 Nov 2005
BASF’s new polyamide Ultramid® B3WGM24 HP, introduced at the plastics trade fair K 2004, has now made its way into a special serial application. DAF Trucks N.V. is using this plastic for the...
Article - 12 Nov 2013
AZoM talks to Tom Smith and James Mondo about the unique properties and applications of thermoplastics, especially in the aerospace industry.
News - 11 Apr 2019
RENOLIT is promoting its extensive range of 100% recyclable, thermoplastic composite material solutions for vehicle interior trim parts at AIE (Automotive Interiors Expo) 2019 (21-23 May),...
News - 6 Mar 2019
Nowadays, when people talk about automobiles, they no longer simply refer to a four-wheel device with seats that are designed to transport individuals from point A to B.
Instead, they increasingly...
News - 30 Nov 2006
Borouge and Borealis are introducing two high performance plastic solutions specially tailored for the automotive industry. The first is Daplen™ ED230HP, a thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO), that...
News - 23 Sep 2013
At this year’s JEC Americas show Hexcel will bring to the forefront its composite innovations for both industrial applications and the aerospace industry.
Of note, visitors to the...
Article - 23 May 2001
Using a hot compaction process, polymeric fibres can be partially melted together. Through control of the molecular structure the mechanical properties compared to the bulk material are improved....
Article - 22 Sep 2005
Much effort and funding by the government and private sectors are being allocated towards making Malaysia as a centre of education in South East Asia region. The various universities and colleges in...
Article - 23 Aug 2003
With automotive manufacturers increasingly turning to lighter materials such as composites, there is also increased pressure on them to recycle these materials. Pyrolysis is a process that can be used...