Article - 19 Apr 2013
Solid foams are structures containing gaseous voids enclosed by a denser solid matrix such as metals, alloys or polymers.
Article - 12 Sep 2003
Smart or intelligent packaging is packaging that illicits a response to a stimuli. The concept is described, with applications and examples outlined. While some applications are a little way off,...
Article - 24 May 2001
Various thermoplastics such as acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, fluoropolymers, polyamides, polyarylates, polycarbonate, polysulphones, thermoplastic polyesters and polyimides, polyoxymethylene,...
Article - 16 Apr 2020
BASF has successfully combined its diverse range of products with its application-oriented R&D to develop a composite flooring material with excellent shock absorption and high rebound properties.
Article - 14 Feb 2017
Thermoplastics are considered greatly significant, as they are roughly 80% of all plastics used around the world.
Article - 24 Jan 2014
Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a common technique used to evaluate the whole life cycle of the product and this includes assessing how green the product is and what is the real environmental impact of...
Article - 25 Jun 2003
Chemical, electrical, mechanical, physical and thermal properties of cross linked polystyrene are listed as are differences between it and normal polystyrene. Applications are also outlined.
Article - 26 May 2003
Chemical, electrical, mechanical, physical and thermal properties are provided for polyphenylene oxide (PPO), polystyrene modified. Applications for this material are also provided.
Article - 4 Sep 2001
Contains a general overview of the polymer Polystyrene including relative advantages, disadvantages and applications, together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 31 Aug 2001
Although unchanged PPO is a semi-crystalline thermoplastic, all commercially available grades are mixed with (high impact) polystyrene so as to enhance melt processability.