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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
LyondellBasell to Build HDPE Plant in U.S. Gulf Coast
This will be the first commercial plant to use the company's new proprietary Hyperzone PE technology.
Article Published: 8/1/2016

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