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28/02/17

A breathable and colourful 3D cast

The market for 3D printing in the medical industry is expanding and the creation of external medical devices are emerging as the most popular applications for the technology.
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28/02/17

A new kind of photovoltaic panel

There are many different electricity-producing technologies in the world of photovoltaic panels. One of these is Concentrating Photovoltaic technology (CPV) which uses a small number of high-performance solar cells...
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28/02/17

Vegan leather: chic and ethical

Veganism, a movement born in the United Kingdom in the 1940s, consists of refusing all types of animal exploitation.
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Magazine rack

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Salt shaker

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A fiery temper for polymers

A fiery temper for polymers

It is commonly believed that plastics and high temperatures do not go well together! These beliefs are often misleading and unfair to the material: in fact, some polymers love the heat, to the delight of manufacturers and consumers alike.

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Plastic Viewpoints

Plastics seek out extremes

Plastics seek out extremes

An interview with Quadrant, world leader in the processing of high performance plastics.

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Eco Plastics

Once a plastic, forever a plastic

Once a plastic, forever a plastic

Do plastics still have a future after a lifetime of faithful service? The words "plastic waste" often conjure up images of recycled packaging. However, plastics have established themselves in other areas such as the construction and automotive industries, where they already account for almost 30% of the increasing production of these materials. What do we do with used plastics? As the concept of the circular economy gains increasing traction, the question requires an answer.

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The incredible story of the Post-it®

The incredible story of the Post-it®

It all began in the period between 1964 and 1966: Spencer Silver, a chemist working for 3M (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company), accidentally invented a sticky adhesive, a new adhesive…

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Let there be music, with plastics!

Let there be music, with plastics!

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Tour de France: plastics on the right track!

Plastics shake up the world of design

Plastics shake up the world of design

The happy accidents that make science

The happy accidents that make science

Plastics are taking to the slopes

Plastics are taking to the slopes

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