An upgraded version of a popular color-management software program for plastics, paints, and inks is said to allow extremely accurate color matches even in difficult cases such as with transparent and translucent plastics.
Zwick USA, Kennesaw, Ga., has launched its Touch PC display to make universal testers and melt indexers even easier to operate.
Need to identify the plastic in a sample of pellets or parts for quality or inventory control or other purposes?
WEB EXCLUSIVE Two suppliers of camera arrays for automatic inspection and defect control of plastic film and sheet report recently delivering their widest arrays ever.
A new compact, stand-alone testing instrument is said to determine the intrinsic viscosity (IV) of PET resins while avoiding both the costs and the environmental hazards of handling and disposing of toxic solvents.
A new self-aligning pipe compression jig for testing underground plastic pipe used for fresh, drainage, and waste-water transportation has been developed by Technical & Scientific Equipment Co.
New vision sorting of plastic pellets by shape was introduced at the K 2007 show in Germany last fall by Buhler Sortex of the U.K. (U.S. office in Stockton, Calif.). Shape recognition has been used in the food sector to spot defective vegetables of ...
A new guide to friction, wear, and erosion testing is available from ASTM International, W.
A new drop-tower impact tester measures energy absorption and impact properties of polymers, composites, and component assemblies.
The new PPT3000 pressure tester from Agr International Inc., Butler, Pa., has several novel features, including a high-precision volume-expansion measurement tool and software incorporating the M-Rule Container Performance Model, which predicts shel...