July 18, 2019
Until systems and people are in sync, a great deal of compostable packaging will end up in landfills, where it can generate greenhouse gases. If compostables mistakenly land in recycling plants—many plant-based plastics resemble their oil-based cousins—they’re considered a contaminant.
July 8, 2019
The Youngstown Business Incubator has a new tenant. It’s Fitz Frames, a California-based startup that found Youngstown, Ohio had the additive manufacturing expertise it needed to get its business up and running.
July 5, 2019
COLUMBUS, Ohio —Ohio’s new law prohibiting the installation of unsafe used tires took effect July 1, according to the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association—which championed the law—and the Ohio Tire and Automotive Association.
July 3, 2019
The designers translated their trend observations into new color schemes for automotive surfaces. The title of the collection indicates the duct of the key findings: It’s time to act and open up. ACT/9 captures the impulse of making the first steps for a real change.
June 17, 2019
A protective layer of epoxy resin helps prevent the leakage of pollutants from perovskite solar cells (PSCs), report scientists from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST).
June 14, 2019
Ross McSkimming, Swagelining, and Dr Chris O’Connor, DNV GL, share their insights into working together to create the next generation of pipeline material and encourage confidence in its uptake.
June 10, 2019
Highly specialized polymers with specific functionality has attracted strong research interest worldwide. Generally, functionality is defined as the “quality of being suited to serve a purpose well” (according to the Oxford English Dictionary).
May 9, 2019
The Global Plastic Polymer Market Research Report 2019 delivers a thorough evaluation of the market based on major events occurred in the historical and present phase of the market. The report is intended to determine forthcoming opportunities, challenges, threats, and risks in the market, which could potentially impact the market both positively and negatively.
May 6, 2019
Polymers are usually the go-to material for thermal insulation. Think of a silicone oven mitt, or a Styrofoam coffee cup, both manufactured from polymer materials that are excellent at trapping heat.
April 18, 2019
ASTM Standardization News: “Standards for Biodegradable Plastics” Opening paragraph from “Standards for Biodegradable Plastics”, ASTM Standardization News, www.astm.org, March/April 2019 issue Read the full article on www.astm.org.