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Avoid These Three Mistakes to Get the Most from Color
Here are the key misconceptions and common practices that keep processors from reaching the heights of coloring proficiency. Find out if you’re stumbling into these pitfalls, and learn how and why you should swerve around them
Article Published: 8/26/2016
Understanding the ‘Science’ of Color
And as with all sciences, there are fundamentals that must be considered to do color right. Here’s a helpful start.
Article Published: 8/26/2016
K 2016 Preview: Materials & Additives
Driving the wide range of new developments in engineered plastics and additives are higher performance, safety, and sustainability.
Article Published: 8/25/2016
PET Prices Drop; Others Remain Stable
PE, PP, PVC, PS prices stable for now, PET more volatile.
Article Published: 8/25/2016
Thermoformer’s Hot-to-Go Containers Enabled by Advanced PP Clarifier
Tray-Pak’s new custom thermoformed containers combine super clarity with high-temperature performance.
Article Published: 8/24/2016
What You Should Know About Molding Wood-Plastic Composites
Originally targeted mainly for extrusion, new options for wood-plastic composites have been optimized to open doors for injection molding applications.
Article Published: 8/24/2016
Analytical Software Finds the Weakest Point
Piper Plastics uses proprietary FEA structural analysis to solve the mystery of why parts break.
Article Published: 8/24/2016
Glass Reinforcement Opens New Doors For PVDF Fluoropolymer
Glass fiber is a new partner for this resin. A wider range of applications beckons.
Article Published: 8/24/2016
IBM Research Yields New Way to Recycle PC E-Waste
Chemical reaction produces a new and better plastic from old CDs, LED screens, smartphones, etc.
Article Published: 8/24/2016
Recycled Resin Market Still Volatile
At midyear, recycled resin prices presented a mixed picture, though industry sources see a period of soft prices ahead.
Article Published: 8/19/2016

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