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Research and Development

Superdialectrics, the start-up research spin off for polymer capacitors, will support further energy research by Rolls-Royce. more

Materials

The materials science department at Trinity College Dublin, MABER, has installed a twin-screw extruder from Brabender. more

Industry News

Researchers at the Darmstadt, Germany centre for materials technology have gone radio gaga for a new tomography technique. more

Industry News

Polymer foaming kit, 'Streamoulding', will be on show from the R&D Factory at Innovate 2017. more

Interplas 2017

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SG

Surface Generation sets up facility for its additive manufacturing process research which will employ twelve staff. more

Industry News

Five biomaterials researchers have started a project with Lucideon in Stoke-on-Trent, moving from its twin town of Erlangen to develop anti-microbial materials. more

Industry News

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Kamara Photography

A project to develop a black pigment that is Near-Infrared compatible has won £1.29million for Sweden’s Polykemi and Britain’s Luxus. more

Industry News

Skymark, a packaging extrusion firm based in Scunthorpe, is working to compete a project with the Spanish research centre AIMPLAS to recycle printed films. more

Industry News

A “revolutionary” new instrument for the determination of moisture content in plastic granules is just one of the innovations that will be displayed by Engelmann & Buckham (E&B) at Interplas 2017. more

Interplas 2017

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Brunel

A compact press that turns bags into skateboards has been designed by a student at Brunel University London in a bid to tackle community litter and deforestation - and give kids a cheap new hobby. more

Industry News

The Institut für Textiltechnik at RWTH-Aachen University has made an easily transportable double-bass from carbon fibre, with a detachable neck but no depletion of sound quality. more

Materials

Jumpstart will help EEF members save money through the Research and Development tax relief as part of a new membership deal. more

Industry News

The BASF-bomb shelter – a new home for combined divisions to aid coworking on customer’s projects. more

Industry News

Chemical giant BASF has joined the foundation with focuses on ‘Circular Economy 100’ and ‘New Plastics Economy’ groups. more

Industry News

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KraussMaffei

Moulding specialist KraussMaffei fits mould carrier for RTM processes at leading research centre in Munich. more

Machinery

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Eureka/ Wang Lab

A polymer developed at the University of California will make self-healing materials for electrical devices. more

Materials

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

Materials

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Lysis / Polymer Developments

The combination of sprayed-in colour and the traditional rotomoulding process is opening new design possibilities in a response to industry demand. more

Materials

A silicone rubber manufacturer based in Lancashire has finished trials that find silicone rubber has the edge over Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer for heat resistance. more

Materials

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CCL

University research centres will benefit from a funding package announced by the Government, with £126 million for advanced materials development. more

Industry News