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The UN Trade Forum will explore the linkages between trade, climate change, and oceans economy, and the discussions will focus on the value of oceans economy approaches in building economic diversification and resilience to climate change Read more

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Hexcel provides high-rate serial part production with reduced lead-time and at a lower cost than traditional intricately machined aluminium or composite structures Read more

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FKuR will be showcasing its expanded portfolio of biobased thermoplastics for a growing range applications including packaging, consumer products, sporting goods, and technical parts at K 2019 Read more

K 2019

Called terpenes, the molecules are found in the essential oils of a wide variety of plants and are often used in fragrances, cosmetics, and other household products Read more

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The survey was launched on the 2nd September and runs until the 1st December, and is available on the Polymer Comply Europe website Read more

K 2019

NAS XC and NAS AX UV are the latest additions to the portfolio, with XC being Xtra Clear, and XC UV being Xtra Clear with enhanced UV stability Read more

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The bridge consists of a glass-filled thermoplastic PET, Arnite, and is combined with continuous glass fibres which are added in the 3D printing process Read more

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Using Borealis BC918CF, a special BNT-modified copolymer, Mondi is producing a new monomaterial packaging solutions for meat and dairy products Read more

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The analysis attempts to answer the question of whether aluminium can could replace plastic bottles Read more

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Cyphochilus beetle scales are one of the brightest whites in nature and their appearance is created by the nanostructure in their scales, as opposed to the use of pigment of dyes Read more

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The aim of the project was to demonstrate a new biobased and economically viable carbon fibre precursor produced in Europe with European raw material, and to develop conditions for its processing into carbon fibre composites Read more

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The new material grade, Novodur P4XF, excels with a high flowablity and at the same time offers an attractive balance profile between flowability and impact strength Read more

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The new masterbatches help to solve the issue of black plastic not being detectable in recycling systems, and allows increased recycling rates in Europe and elsewhere Read more

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Mulch films made from ecovio M 2351 can be ploughed into the soil after mechanical harvest as naturally occurring micro-organisms in the soil recognise the structure of the film as food they can metabolise Read more

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Developed in collaboration with Ford, the composite engine shroud creates an air gap between the engine compartment and the steel front bulkhead by wrapping around the back of the engine and meeting the strut towers on each side of the engine bay Read more

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Initial results from the tests suggest the use of the new material could be faster, cleaner, and less expensive Read more

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The company specialises in the market segments of consumer care, household items, office supplies, toys and sports articles, cosmetics, and food packaging Read more

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Shanghai Qihua Water Photovoltaic Engineering in China is using Chimassorb and Tinuvin to make HDPE mounting devices for floating solar panels Read more

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The study also found that thermoplastic copolyester elastomers demand is likely to benefit from broader developments in the automotive industry, especially the growing focus on improving fuel efficiency Read more

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Whitakers, based in Skipton, was looking to replace conventional black trays by introducing black rPET tray that was detectable, and so wouldn’t end up in landfill Read more

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