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  • New fabric coating could thwart chemical weapons, save lives

    Chemical weapons are nightmarish. In a millisecond, they can kill hundreds, if not thousands. But, in a study, scientists report that they have developed a way to adhere a lightweight coating onto fabrics that is capable of neutralizing a subclass of these toxins -- those that are delivered through more

  • A shampoo bottle that empties completely - every last drop

    It's one of life's little annoyances: that last bit of shampoo that won't quite pour out of the bottle. Or the last bit of hand soap, or dish soap, or laundry detergent. Now researchers at The Ohio State University have found a way to create the perfect texture inside plastic bottles to let soap pro more

  • Microwaved nanoribbons may bolster oil and gas wells

    Wellbores drilled to extract oil and gas can be dramatically reinforced with a small amount of modified graphene nanoribbons added to a polymer and microwaved, according to Rice University researchers. The Rice labs of chemist James Tour and civil and environmental engineer Rouzbeh Shahsavari combin more

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Videos Polypropylene

Soap That Slides Off the Bottle

You thought getting ketchup out of a bottle was hard? Ohio State University researchers have tackled an even harder problem: getting shampoo out of a bottle. The chemicals that make soap “soapy” also make them stick to plastic, but here a microscopic coating makes the soap just roll off. more

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Infographics Polypropylene

The Chemistry of Paper and Polymer Banknotes

Last week the UK put its first polymer note into circulation, and it plans to replace all of its paper banknotes with polymer notes by 2020 (with the current exception of the £50 note). It’s far from the first country to introduce polymer notes, however; in fact, Australia has been using them since more

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

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Malvern’s polyolefin characterization package part 2

Firstly results presented in Part 1 of this three part polyolefin series are reviewed. Secondly how high temperature dilute solution viscosity (DSV) and Xylene Solubles (XS) techniques complements HT-GPC for the analysis of polypropylene

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From 0 to 60 – Novel polymer applications in the automotive industry

There is a strong global trend in automotive design that features a continuous increase in the use of conventional, performance, and novel polymeric materials. This is a result of weight savings, design flexibility, and ease of fabrication offered by polymers when compared to metals. Complicated aut

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Market studies Polypropylene

  • Polyolefins World - January 2012

    Introduction The global polyolefins market experienced an increase in demand throughout various regions in January 2012. Planned production cutbacks and maintenance shutdowns across the world resulted in a tight supply, while demand continued to increase as economic activity continued to recover. T more

  • Axel Polymers Limited - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

    Axel Polymers Limited (Axel Polymers) is engaged in the manufacture of compounds, blends and alloys of engineering polymers. The company is also involved in the manufacture of mosquito nets. It manufactures a wide range of compounded grades of various engineering polymers and offers tailor made grad more

  • China Petrochemicals Report Q3 2012

    BMI’s China Petrochemicals Report Q312 examines the long-term growth trends that are in play across the local industry, but warns of short-term concerns about over-capacity and the impact on prices and trade. This report analyses the way in which the slowdown in Chinese construction activity is af more

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Polypropylene

Polypropylene box, with a living hinge and the resin identification code under its flap Polypropylene or polypropene (PP) is a thermoplastic polymer , made by the chemical industry and used in a wide variety of applications, including foo ... more

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