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Tunnelling engineers can use a rubber corner joint, moulded to any fit of segment block with an invention by VIP Polymers. more

3 Nov 2017 14:31 Industry News

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Maria Estela Izquierdo

Horizon 2020 funding has been granted to a European project to depolymerise bottles. more

31 Oct 2017 16:28 Materials

The second plastic banknote made by the Bank of England - a ten pound note featuring Jane Austen - has now entered circulation in England and Wales more

14 Sep 2017 09:45 Industry News

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Henniker

Henniker, based in Risley, has used plasma treatment to improve stickyness of silicone. more

12 Sep 2017 16:02 Industry News

A lengthy research project into a 'rvolutionary' catalyst' has borne fruit by turning CO2 into polyols. more

25 Aug 2017 13:42 Industry News

Akestra 110, a new transparent plastic from Perstorp, has received top-rated classification of fire safety for construction, to EN13501-1. more

23 Aug 2017 17:00 Materials

BASF's Lupranol process for polyurethane systems enables car manufacturers to meet government regulations and industry standards for volatile organic compounds. more

25 Jul 2017 10:47 Materials

The design of the new polymer ten pound note has been released by the Bank of Scotland, due to go into circulation in autumn 2017. more

1 Jun 2017 15:18 Industry News

Axion Consulting has suggested new developments in marker technologies for sorting plastic packaging should not be viewed as ‘the answer’ to increasing recycling. more

19 May 2017 12:14 Industry News

The company's new polyester offers a number of advantages over traditional polymers used in the protection layer of surface mount circuit boards. more

9 May 2017 15:16 Industry News

A new screw conveyor from Flexicon can take flowing or resistant materials from multiple feed outlets. more

28 Apr 2017 10:34 Machinery

Researchers in Kansas, US, have created a mouldable liquid polymer that turns into highly resistant ceramic. more

3 Apr 2017 14:56 Materials

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Mabey

A modular bridge has been built over a stretch of railway by a Site of Special Scientific Interest in Oxford, using reinforced plastic to create a lightweight footbridge. more

20 Mar 2017 10:40 Industry News

Britain’s new polymer five and ten pound notes will retain tallow traces, but Bank of England ‘seeking alternatives’ for future print runs. more

16 Feb 2017 15:11 Industry News

UK firm has won an award for its work on a range of flexible films based on polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH). more

3 Feb 2017 10:31 Industry News

Manchester-based Axion Polymers has developed a new range of 100 percent recycled ABS grades sourced in the UK from end-of-life vehicles more

31 Jan 2017 14:17 Materials

UK-based plastics manufacturer, Aquapak Polymers Limited, has unveiled a major new green plastics technology that it says has the potential to transform mainstream packaging applications. more

23 Sep 2016 09:03 Materials

Following the successful launch of its ‘Litepol’ polypropylene-based (PP) compound line at Fakuma 2015, SO.F.TER. has introduced new grades based on polyamide 6 (PA6). more

1 Sep 2016 10:00 Materials

The Bühler Group has announced the launch of its new SORTEX E PolyVision which is able to identify same-colour polymer contaminants, by analysing their chemical signatures. more

7 Jun 2016 15:29 Machinery

Consumers could be interacting with electronic screens on packaging in the future, thanks to a revolutionary development by scientists at the University of Sheffield. more

16 May 2016 14:45 Materials