Article - 7 Sep 2001
Electron beam curing is a viable and advantageous alternative to thermal curing for polymer matrix composites. Although it requires special materials it is faster, cheaper, can be used on thicker...
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 - 7 Apr 2014
Visitors to the 2014 American Coatings Conference and Show in Atlanta, Georgia can explore how BASF chemistry can enhance formulations in the coatings industry. BASF will showcase its technologies and...
Article - 9 Jun 2021
Researchers at KU Leuven University are looking beyond replacement of teeth and towards regeneration and regrowth of damaged teeth, using 3D printing to restore the tooth’s root.
Article - 17 Feb 2020
Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, began as a way of producing small 3D objects for personal use and was seen as a novelty. However, as the years have gone on, the capabilities of...
Article - 3 Sep 2019
This article discusses how fiber reinforced plastics are used as an alternative material for mountain bridges.
Article - 18 Oct 2012
Jan Terje Nielsen, Director of Marketing at Kebony AS, talks to AZoM about the need for alternatives to hardwoods and the environmental benefits of this.
Article - 23 May 2001
Aluminium, glass reinforced plastics and fibre reinforced composites are the main materials used in small commercial marine craft. Each of these materials has its place in the industry and its...
News - 5 Feb 2014
Eastman Chemical Company has long been involved in the building and construction industry, supplying products that find their way into high-quality paints, adhesives and sealants, asphalt compounds,...
Article - 22 Nov 2021
Plastic waste is seriously harming our planet’s health. Single-use, broken, lost, and discarded plastic items alike do not decompose in nature, instead polluting our soil and waterways for thousands...