Article - 4 Sep 2001
Improved UV resistance, where service life can be 3-5 times longer than unmodified PS, therefore, finding applications for outdoor use and the like.
Article - 11 May 2001
Addition of UV stabilisers overcomes the yellowing and brittleness associated with prolonged exposure to sunlight of unmodified HIPS. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed...
Article - 26 Mar 2002
The use of plastics and rubbers in building is increasing. Some applications such as pipes and gutters, roofing, cladding panels, anti-vibration mounts, sound insulation, thermal insulation and window...
News - 7 Feb 2012
Packaging, insulation, and impact protection are examples of commercial uses of polymer foams. Depending on the intended application, the properties required of these foams can differ greatly. In the...
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...
Article - 18 Jul 2006
The formation of a cylinder-like helical conformation induced by chloroform was observed from a conjugated polymer, which was prepared by Knoevenagel condensation using N-octyl-3, 6-diformylcarbazole...
Article - 31 Oct 2015
Polymers with favorable physical properties can be created by altering their properties by derivitisation or changing their structure.
Article - 29 Jan 2015
The Mark–Houwink plot can be used to study polymer structure in solution as it clearly shows the relationship between structure and molecular weight (MW), with excellent sensitivity.
Article - 3 Aug 2013
The physical properties and behavior of polymers is based strongly on the properties of the polymer molecules themselves. The behavior of the material is impacted by the molecular size and structure,...
Article - 19 Aug 2015
The performance and physical properties of polymers are mainly dependent on the characteristics of polymer molecules themselves. The behavior of the materials is influenced by the molecular weight and...