Raw materials for all segments

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At the UTECH Europe 2015 in April, BASF has shown a broad range of new polyurethane systems.

Polymer solutions for food processing and consumer appliances

Polymer solutions for food processing and consumer appliances

Solvay expands their portfolio of materials solutions targeting the manufacture of commercial food service equipment

Renewable materials for footwear

Polyurethan-Innovationen für die Schuhindustrie / Polyurethane innovations for the footwear industry

BASF provides the footwear industry with polyurethane innovations that base on renewable resources.

New class of industrial polymers discovered

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New experimental polymers delivers cheaper, lighter, stronger and recyclable materials ideal for electronics, aerospace, airline and automotive industries.

Tires made from flowers

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Continental and Fraunhofer join forces to develop rubber made from dandelion plants for tire production.

Book Review: Computer Modeling for Injection Molding: Simulation, Optimization, and Control

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Professor Roberto Pantani of the University of Salerno reviews Computer Modeling for Injection Molding, edited by Huamin Zhou.

Plastics project management: saving money in the wrong places

For a medical housing (“Example 2”), filling analysis confirmed that the short shots at the louvre vents (circled) resulted from cold spots and stagnant flow regions during molding.

Plastics consultant Mark Rosen looks at how efforts to save money in part development are often counter-productive.

Carbon dioxide – raw material of the future

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2nd CO2-Conference on Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Chemistry and Polymers in “Haus der Technik” Essen, Germany, October 7th to 9th 2013

Revolutionary 3D displays

Revolutionary 3D displays

A new development pledges to revolutionize the fittings of future car interiors – 3D displays with homogeneous, fully customizable surfaces.

Want to smash stuff on cellulose bioplastics? Just add polyethylene!

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Bioplastics have often poor mechanical properties. Adding a small amount of traditional petroleum plastics solves the problem.

PDFLink to the original paper on Wiley Online Library