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Testing and Inspection

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

1 Feb 2018 10:11 Industry News

A new testing centre from Baker Perkins will be available for processors switching from batch to continuous manufacturing. more

3 Jan 2018 10:22 Machinery

Factors to consider when selecting an inline thickness measurement system

When selecting an in-process system for measuring the thickness of film, plate or sheet materials, a number of important factors need to be considered, including the effect of combined real world errors, says Chris Jones of Micro-Epsilon. more

1 Dec 2017 14:50 Guest Blog

Manufacturer of extrusion technology, Leistritz, has launched a new elongational rheometer that it says provides solid data to prove even the slightest variations in the compounding process. more

1 Dec 2017 14:47 Machinery

JEC Asia has handed an award to R-Tech Materials for advancing safety sensors in hydrogen fuel cells. more

27 Oct 2017 11:53 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

30 Jun 2017 09:00 Interplas 2017

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KraussMaffei

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

3 May 2017 10:34 Machinery

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

24 Mar 2017 14:13 Materials

Instron has released the latest version of its Bluehill software in a new, intuitive package it says brings enhanced functionality and improved workflows to its machines. more

21 Mar 2017 10:37 Machinery

When the new polymer five-pound notes entered circulation last September, they did so under a rhetoric of numerous benefits. The Bank of England claimed that the new notes would provide a better alternative to their previous paper counterparts. more

20 Jan 2017 14:05 Industry News

The testing and analysis business unit of Netzsch will be demonstrating its ‘Proteus’ intelligent software system for polymer analysis at K 2016. more

6 Oct 2016 13:54 K 2016

Oxford-based injection moulder, OGM Limited, says the purchase of a moisture analyser has enhanced its business and increased its future potential for growth. more

2 Mar 2016 12:17 Machinery

UK-based manufacturer of silicones, ACC Silicones, has opened a new R&D facility that it says will allow the company “to push the technical boundaries” of its products. more

1 Mar 2016 16:46 Industry News

Zwick Roell Indentec, a UK based manufacturer of hardness testing products, has developed a new universal hardness testing machine incorporating the latest closed-loop technology to apply the test forces. more

14 Dec 2015 11:51 Machinery

NASA polymer scientist, Jess Waller, has received a prestigious award from two international standards organisations for his work on Nondestructive Testing Standards. more

2 Nov 2015 12:34 Industry News

Manufacturer of polymer testing equipment, Ray-Ran, has been acquired by the US-based Industrial Physics Group in a move the company says will provide it with the “tools it needs to grow.” more

18 Aug 2015 13:58 Industry News

Instron has launched a new initiative designed to help R&D testing laboratories make a business case for upgrading existing equipment. more

20 Jul 2015 16:12 Industry News

UK-based provider of testing equipment, James Heal, has launched a new elastomeric abrasion tester that it says offers higher efficiency in cost and time in comparison to rotary drum (ISO) abrasion testers. more

18 Jun 2015 09:56 IRC/DKT 2015

Amy Crabtree from Cambridge-based Blue Scientific looks at how using nanoscale analysis can give a deeper understanding of the makeup of polymers, paints and coatings. more

10 Apr 2015 14:57 Machinery

UK-based Malvern instruments has launched a completely new permeation/size exclusion chromatography (GPC/SEC) platform that it says “breaks new ground” in delivering the demands of today’s analytical laboratories. more

9 Mar 2015 12:20 Machinery