Article - 6 Sep 2001
Improved mechanical properties, however, reductions in elongation at break when compared to unmodified PP.
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.
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...
Article - 14 Feb 2001
Engineering thermoplastics are generally amorphous or semi-crystalline. The differences between these two types of materials are explained.
Article - 3 Jul 2017
Sizing formulations are a blend of several chemicals, typically, but not necessarily, diluted in water.
Article - 13 Dec 2015
Toray Advanced Composites is a global materials technology company that supports a wide range of applications for engineered composites.
Article - 24 May 2001
Thermoplastic additives such as plasticisers, flame retardants, UV stabilisers, antioxidants and other additives are explained. Fillers, reinforcements and blends such as acrylonitrile butadiene...