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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 projects will enable the company to continue meeting growing demand from customers in the polymer industry and improve supply reliability in Europe Read more

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PolyOne expects to record a pre-tax gain of approximately $600 million at the time the sale is completed Read more

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Unlike the rigid plastic of a Rubik’s Cube, this new structure is made from a self-healing hydrogel, a polymer material that can absorb large amounts of water and form new chemical bonds when old bonds break Read more

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Turing was chosen following the Bank of England’s character selection process, including advice from scientific experts Read more

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The material, a composite material consisting of two components, retains a given shape when it is put into a magnetic field Read more

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The KONDUCT range can assist from design, prototype production, material testing, through to full production of final compound Read more

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The signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Cooperation took place on May 30th at SIBUR’s newly inaugurated state-of-the-art PolyLab at the Skolkovo Innovation Center to seal the strong commitment from SIBUR and BASF Read more

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Under these contracts the first call-off volume for production of the initial launch stock of £50 has been awarded 55 per cent to CCL Secure Limited and 45 per cent to De La Rue International Limited Read more

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Frost & Sullivan has released its recent analysis, Plastics and Polymers in the Global Consumer Electronics Market, Forecast to 2025, which presents growth trends, drivers, market dynamics, and regulatory aspects across applications Read more

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The research team has devised a new type of sensor molecule that can only be activated by mechanical force, and unlike in previous force-transducing molecules, no chemical bond breaking takes place Read more

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The centre, named PolyMERIC (The Polymeric Materials, Engineering, Research and Innovation Centre), aims to advance the research and development of polymeric materials, and how they can be used by the industry Read more

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Industry-leading SIS Pitches, based in Cumbria, has developed its products to extend the life of its 3G pitches and improve overall player experience Read more

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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 appointment comes after the announcement the Bitrez has appointed Georgia-Pacific Chemicals as an exclusive distributor for its Curaphen speciality phenolics across the USA, Canada, and Mexico Read more

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This year, for the first time, the awards include technical polymers such as PA66 and POM 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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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 closure was confirmed by the company’s chief executive, Martin Hitchin 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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