Albis Plastic has expanded its healthcare product portfolio by adding Texin RxT TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer) types from Covestro. more

May 11, 2016 4:09 PM Materials

Glasgow-based plastics raw materials distributor, Hardie Polymers, has been recognised with the award for ‘Best Independent Polymer Supplier 2015’ by International Publishing Group, Corporate Vision. more

Dec 10, 2015 2:28 PM Industry News

Bayer MaterialScience has announced it will appear at its first major international tradeshow under its new brand identity, ‘Covestro’, at Fakuma in October 2015. more

Jul 28, 2015 10:51 AM Materials

Staedtler has joined forces once again with Kraiburg to repeat the success of their Wopex pencil by creating a new colour alternative. more

Jun 12, 2015 2:34 PM Materials

What determines friction between thermoplastic components?

This month, polymer expert and technical blog author, Dr Charlie Geddes, goes back to the classroom when it comes to friction. more

May 12, 2015 12:29 PM Materials Blog

Cricket helmets made from thermoplastics have undergone a safety upgrade following the death of Australian cricketer, Philip Hughes. more

Feb 12, 2015 9:06 AM Materials

RTP Company has expanded its Very Long Fibre reinforced Polypropylene (PP VLF) portfolio to include a range of low emission products. more

Jan 16, 2015 10:51 AM Materials

Italy-based Xenia Materials has selected Imagro UK as its new development and distribution partner for the UK market. more

Dec 12, 2014 1:36 PM Materials

The long and the short of fibre reinforcement of thermoplastics

This month, polymer expert and technical blog author, Dr Charlie Geddes, looks at fibre reinforcement in terms of properties, products and price more

Sep 8, 2014 9:00 AM Materials Blog

SABIC, Kringlan Composites and other industry partners are working to further advance the development of the world’s first thermoplastic composite wheel. more

Jun 4, 2014 4:24 PM Materials

Leicestershire-based Plastribution has moved into a larger office space officially opened last week by local MP, Andrew Bridgen. more

May 7, 2014 1:59 PM Industry News

Oxfordshire-based thermoplastic distributor, Gazechim Plastic, has recently added to its team in order to grow the business in the UK. more

Mar 21, 2014 10:50 AM Industry News

How easy is it to see through the optical properties of thermoplastics?

This month, polymer expert and technical blog author, Dr Charlie Geddes, discusses the optical properties of different types of thermoplastics. more

Feb 13, 2014 10:15 AM Materials Blog

Specialty chemicals group, Perstorp, is premiering four new products for the plastic materials market at K 2013. more

Oct 10, 2013 12:40 PM Materials

What do we mean by the heat resistance of thermoplastics?

This month, in the second installment of our new materials technical blog, polymer expert, Dr Charlie Geddes, considers the heat resistance of thermoplastics. more

May 21, 2013 2:48 PM Materials Blog

A few words about Engineering Thermoplastics

Have you ever wondered about the term ‘Engineering Thermoplastic’? Today it is conveniently applied to certain families of thermoplastics which have a higher performance than the group of thermoplastics labelled ‘Commodity Thermoplastics’. more

Apr 19, 2013 10:36 AM Materials Blog

Polypipe, a UK plastic piping systems manufacturer, has been granted permission to highlight its contribution to the construction of the London 2012 stadia and buildings, including the Olympic Stadium, Velodrome and Athletes Village. more

Mar 17, 2013 3:14 PM Industry News

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