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RCT Reichelt Chemietechnik GmbH + Co., Germany

The Baden company is not only nationally active in the sectors of production and process technology, lab technology, fluid technology, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, instrument manufacture, machine construction and metrology, but also in Europe and various countries around the world. Here the com more

WERIT Kunststoffwerke W. Schneider GmbH & Co.KG, Germany

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POLYTETRA GmbH, Germany

We have been dealing with plastics, in particular fluoroplastics, for more than 35 years. Our experience, creativity and especially our comprehensive advisory services make us the Technology leader in this range. From our technically sophisticated thermoplastics sector we offer not only a complete more

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News Plastics

  • Self-folding origami

    Plastic with a thousand faces: A single piece of Nafion foil makes it possible to produce a broad palette of complex 3D structures. Researchers describe how they use simple chemical "programming" to induce the foil to fold itself using origami and kirigami principles. These folds can be repeatedly " more

  • BASF puts expanded compounding plant for engineering plastics into operation

    BASF put the expanded compounding plant at BASF’s Schwarzheide site in Germany into operation. With the expansion of the plant up to 70,000 tons more Ultramid® (PA: polyamide) and Ultradur® (PBT: polybutylene terephthalate) can be produced each year. This is a further step in the capacity expansions more

  • Plastic made of sugar and carbon dioxide

    Some biodegradable plastics could in the future be made using sugar and carbon dioxide, replacing unsustainable plastics made from crude oil, following research by scientists from the Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies (CSCT) at the University of Bath. Polycarbonate is used to make drinks more

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Videos Plastics

Why Does Stepping On a Lego Hurt So Bad?

There are some things you wouldn't wish upon even your worst enemy. Stepping on Legos being no such exception. The mind bending pain of a bare foot pressing down on a Lego is one of the worst known to humanity, but how does something so innocent looking create such an intense feeling? We're talk ... more

Curvature from planar polymer sheets in response to light

Researchers at NC State have developed a way to create curvature from 2D sheets using only light.The advance builds on earlier work by the same research team, which focused on self-folding 3-D structures. The key advance here is that rather than having the plastic fold along sharp lines – into s ... more

Infographics Plastics

A Guide to Common Household Plastics

Plastic is everywhere in our day to day lives – but, of course, ‘plastic’ is just a catch-all term for a range of different chemical substances. This graphic takes a look at some of the more common plastics we encounter on a regular basis, and examines their chemical structures. Below, we’ll also ta more

Events Plastics

Webinar
19-07-2017

An In-Depth Study on the Scratch Resistance of Polymers

When it comes to polymeric materials, one major performance indicator is the ability to resist visible scratching. In the automotive industry, for instance, polymers and paints are designed to recover over time so that surfaces maintain aesthetic appeal. This webinar will discuss how controlled scra

Conference
18-09 – 20-09
2017
Zurich, CH

International conference on Plastic Recycling

Plastic Recycling -2017 provides a platform for researchers/scientists to share and globalize their research work while the participants from industry can promote their products thus felicitating dissemination of knowledge. The scope of Plastic Recycling -2017 is to bring the advancements in the fie

Fair/Exhibition
26-09 – 28-09
2017
Birmingham, GB

INTERPLAS

UK's leading plastics industry event - the only event to cover all of the manufacturing processes, technologies and services essential to the plastics sector. 

 For over sixty years Interplas has been the show to present solutions, products, machines and ideas to the UK manufacturing industry - it

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Job offers Plastics

  • Sales Account Manager (m/f) Chemical Catalyst

    To support our Business Unit Catalysts situated in Munich Position Duties and Responsibilities: Sales and Technical Service Generate business with new customers and new applications covering the entire region EMEA / CIS Initiate and lead customer projects in close cooperation with R&D and producti more

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Boedeker Plastics

Boedeker Plastics Boedeker Plastics, Inc. is a plastic materials distributor & machine shop located in Shiner, Texas . General Information Boedeker Plastics consists of two distinct parts ... (1) a stocking wholesale distributor of plastic ... more

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