The Truth About Plastic

Plastic continues to make big news, especially in Connecticut where a single-use plastic bag fee took effect on August 1st. With estimates of 4.8...

Bioplastic derived from cactus leaves

Sandra Pascoe Ortiz, a chemical engineering professor at the University of the Valley of Atemajac, in Zapopan, Mexico, has created bioplastic derived from the...

Efficient and stable emission of warm white light from lead-free halide double perovskites

One-fifth of global electricity consumption is based on lighting; efficient and stable white-light emission with single materials is ideal for applications. Photon emission that...

Colossus unveils large-scale 3D printer for recycled plastics with Mitsubishi Chemical

Colossus, a machine development startup based in Genk, Belgium, has released what is said to be the largest Fused Granular Fabrication (FGF) 3D printer...
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Boltaron Plastic

Interstate Plastics now provides Boltaron® 4330, a PVC–alloy FAR- and UL-rated ultra-high impact sheet. Easily thermoformed, Boltaron® sees the most use in aircraft and...

Active noise control for a quantum drum

Researchers of the Schliesser Lab at the Niels Bohr Institute and the Centre for Hybrid Quantum Networks (Hy-Q), University of Copenhagen, have demonstrated a...

Atomic path from insulator to metal messier than thought

Researchers have peeked behind the curtain of the ultrafast phase transition of vanadium dioxide and found its atomic theatrics are much more complicated than...

The mystery of unknown materials

A global scramble is underway to identify and perhaps replicate unidentified mystery materials that have been collected at multiple sites around the world. Some...

Engineers print metal on flowers and jello

Martin Thuo of Iowa State University and the Ames Laboratory clicked through the photo gallery for one of his research projects. How about this one?...

Acetal Bearing Housings, Four-Bolt Flange | Plastic Machining Company

Plastic Machining Company (PMC) offers low friction four-bolt and two-bolt flange bearing housings made from durable close-tolerance acetal, which offers incredible wear and noise...