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According to VICI, the cost-effective injection moulded Victrex HT fitting can withstand the high pressures inherent in liquid chromatography systems and is capable of withstanding pressures of up to 1000bar Read more

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The newly relocated Med-Tech Innovation Expo, which took place for the first time at Birmingham’s NEC on 15th and 16th June, received high praise from visitors and exhibitors from the plastics industry thanks to its expanded size and features. Read more

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The new detectable bottles will be phased in during 2019 and will allow Unilever to further close the loop and include the recycled black plastic back in new packaging Read more

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By chemically upcycling consumer-discarded PET into higher-value PBT materials with enhanced properties and suitability for more durable applications, the company is encouraging the use of recycled resins Read more

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The recycled material is sourced from a variety of different waste streams, including pre-used industrial printed bags Read more

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Japanese technology company Casio has chosen Evonik’s Trogamid CX in its latest series of G-Shock Mudmaster digital watch. Read more

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To achieve the certification, TxV defined all process interactions and developed QMS documentation including a quality manual, work instructions and process for maintaining records to achieve full compliance with the standard Read more

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The new packaging material uses an alternative carbon-free black colour, enabling used bottles to be integrated back into the value chain Read more

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In experiments, the researchers found the films, which are thinner than plastic wrap, conduct heat better than many metals, including steel and ceramic Read more

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The team, working under the guidance of John Blackwell, Engineering and Technical Director with Opus Technical, which designs and sells PU foam manufacturing machinery worldwide, have completed a six-month project to help improve its product quality Read more

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Shrinky Dinks undergo their dramatic transformation because they are shape-memory polymers, as the manufacturers pre-stretch the sheets of polystyrene so that when heated above a certain temperature, they shrink back to their former size Read more

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The challenge requires children to collected polythene plastic from home, which is not currently collected by local authorities, and bring it into school to be recycled by RPC bpi recycled products into second life products Read more

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The company says bottles collected by staff at its HQ in Atlanta will be recycled to create the gowns for over 200 students to wear next year. Read more

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Under the joint development agreement, Yoo-Point, a leading resin producer for the coatings market, will market and sell the new Nofia FR-based emulsions to customers in China Read more

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The NextGen Cup Challenge is the first initiative by the NextGen Consortium, with Starbucks and McDonald’s as founding partners, other food-service industry leaders as supporting partners and WWF as an advisory partner Read more

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The shared goal of the Initiative is the development of sustainable material cycles in which materials from the Yellow Bag source are used, and to work towards a closed-loop system Read more

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The Kraiburg TPE was able to provide the toy with uncompromising processing characteristics, high flowability, tear strength, adhesion to PA6, and colouring Read more

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This advanced insulation material works with aluminium and copper wire cores to produce cable systems that outperform traditional systems insulated with silicone rubber or cross-linked polyethylene Read more

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Designed by RPC Design, the bespoke four litre HDPE bottle provides a drip-free dispensing method for AdBlue, which reduces nitrogen dioxide exhaust emissions and needs to be poured through a separate filler hole Read more

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The polymer is able to change its appearance in response to mechanical forces, meaning it can warn of damage developing in a material before the stress causes structural failure Read more

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