Article - 1 Jun 2001
Polystyrene can be made into products with wood-like properties and appearance. These materials have potential application in building in areas such as flooring, cladding, and window and door frames.
News - 25 Mar 2020
A block of sand particles held together by living cells. Image Credit: The University of Colorado Boulder College of Engineering and Applied Science
A new study has demonstrated how buildings...
News - 11 Sep 2013
The Perstorp Group, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will be presenting the next generation of co-polyesters at K Fair 2013. This will include Akestra™, a high performance plastic with...
News - 19 Jun 2008
Applied Market Information Ltd is pleased to announce the programme for the international conference Polymer Foam 2008, with presentations on innovations in technology and applications. The conference...
News - 24 Aug 2004
Argonne's Energy Technology Division (ET) provides innovative materials and engineering solutions to national energy challenges that range from energy production and conservation to...
News - 26 Jun 2013
BASF aims to continue growing faster than the market with its downstream plastics, as well as large-volume monomers and commodity polymers. By bundling all specialty polymers in the newly created...
News - 7 Oct 2008
A jump in ridership due to the recent hike in gasoline prices has challenged public transportation agencies to accommodate more passengers while maintaining safety and performance. In booth #3353 at...
News - 30 Sep 2010
The merchant market for polymeric (plastic) foams in the U.S. is large, and significant changes continue to occur since the last BCC report on this subject was published in 1996. Not only are foam...
Article - 11 Mar 2002
The unique properties of supercritical fluids have lead to their use in nanomaterial production for applications such as biomaterials, foams, high internal phase emulsions, lithography and metal...
Article - 14 Sep 2020
Polymer molecular weight (MW) is the weight of the macromolecule. Find out how to consistently assess polymer molecular weight.