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Companies Polycarbonates

Covestro AG, Germany

Since September 2015, Bayer MaterialScience has been an independent company, operating under the new name Covestro. We continue to be a leading supplier of high-value polymers and innovative solutions for key sectors such as transportation, construction, electronics, furniture, sports equipment and more

Hecker Kunststofftechnik GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

HECKER • first-class customized plastic components made of Plexiglas®, Makrolon®, Lexan®, acrylic, polycarbonate. HECKER • "made in germany" • selection of technology - highlights: PLEXIGLAS® excellent acrylic processing, e.g. up to 200 individual production steps. PLEXIGLAS® patented hea more

News Polycarbonates

  • Plant from plastics?

    Plastics have taken the world by storm over the last century, finding applications in virtually every aspect of our lives. However, the rise of these synthetic polymers, which form the basis of plastics, has contributed to many serious environmental issues. The worst of these is the excessive use of more

  • Cycle for sustainable plastics

    On the path to climate neutrality, the development of new raw material sources is of central importance. The Carbon2Chem project is investigating, among other things, where cross-sector networking between the steel and chemical industries is possible. The German government is funding the project unt more

  • Cascades with carbon dioxide

    Carbon dioxide (CO2) is not just an undesirable greenhouse gas, it is also an interesting source of raw materials that are valuable and can be recycled sustainably. In the journal Angewandte Chemie, Spanish researchers have now introduced a novel catalytic process for converting CO2 into valuable ch more

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Videos Polycarbonates

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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The Chemistry of Sunglasses

Summer’s fast approaching in the northern hemisphere, it seems an appropriate time to be taking a look at the chemistry of sunglasses. What are they made of, how do they protect your eyes, and how do photochromic sunglasses work? more

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