Japanese Resin Makers Collaborate Biomass-Derived Polycarbonate

Mitsui Chemicals will supply biomass-derived BPA to Teijin, which will use it to produce biomass polycarbonate resin. Japanese Resin Makers Collaborate Biomass-Derived Polycarbonate: Mitsui Chemicals Inc. and Teijin Ltd. will become Japan’s first companies to develop...

Extruders to Solve Plastic Sustainability Problems

Battenfeld-Cincinnati to bring innovative water management solutions to K 2022 - Extruders to Solve Plastic Sustainability Problems Extruders to Solve Plastic Sustainability Problems: At this year’s K trade fair in Düsseldorf, the booth of extrusion...

Glimpse in­side a graphene sand­wich

In the search for novel types of superconductors – phases of matter that that conduct electric current without loss – scientists are investigating materials that consist of multiple layers. A team led by theoretical...

New Report Underscores Need for Transparent Certification Process for Plastic Made by Advanced Recycling

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) last week submitted its report, “An Assessment of Mass Balance Accounting Methods for Polymers Workshop Report,” to Congress. The following statement may be attributed to Joshua...
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NonOilen Biodegradable 3d Filament

Fillamentum, a Czech manufacturer of filaments for the 3D printing industry, is showcasing its new NonOilen filament at Expo 2020 in Dubai. Developed in collaboration with the Slovak University of Technology, the polylactic acid/polyhydroxy butyrate...
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Carbon nanostructure stronger than diamonds

Novel plate-cell architecture reaches theoretical limit of performance Researchers at the University of California, Irvine and other institutions have architecturally designed plate-nanolattices – nanometer-sized carbon structures – that are stronger than diamonds as a ratio...
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Microstructures Self-Assemble into New Materials

A new process developed at Caltech makes it possible for the first time to manufacture large quantities of materials whose structure is designed at a nanometer scale—the size of DNA's double helix. Pioneered by Caltech...
Jianhua “Joshua” Tong, left, and Ph.D. student Shenglong Mu work in their Sirrine Hall lab, where they are working on new technology that combines 3D printing and laser processing.

Lasers could take 3-D printing to next level

Cars that go more than 1,000 miles on a single fill-up and smartphones that can run for days without recharging are among the possibilities that could come out of a new Clemson University research...
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Physicists shed X-ray light on melting polymers

Physicists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) and Lomonosov Moscow State University have combined thermal analysis and X-ray scattering—two techniques for studying crystal structure—in one experimental setup to investigate semi-crystalline polymers. Over...

3D Printed Resistors From Electrically Conductive Filament

In a paper entitled “Characterization of resistors created by fused filament fabrication using electrically-conductive filament,” a pair of researchers 3D prints resistors using electrically conductive carbon black and graphene-based filament. “With this novel capability to...
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