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Polymers absorbed by their role

04/01/18

Polymers absorbed by their role

The word absorption evokes liquids and sponges. However, certain materials absorb sound, impacts, heat, and even electromagnetic waves! What do they have in common? They are all made by the plastics industry.
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Sports-textiles: polymers in the lead

30/11/17

Sports-textiles: polymers in the lead

At a time when sport is hailed as the favourite leisure activity in France, the sports-textiles industry is a growing market fostering innovation. Take a look at the classic materials that made history and the new technical, connected and intelligent materials that will make history.
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Transport of the future, polymers activate the booster

01/11/17

Transport of the future, polymers activate the booster

Faced with issues relating to pollution and other energy resources, the evolution of the means of transport is at the heart of discussions. Evolution or revolution? New projects are progressing at high speed and polymers have not been left behind.
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Plastronics, an electronic love letter to plastics

26/09/17

Plastronics, an electronic love letter to plastics

At the intersection of two worlds, those of electronics and plastics, plastronics imbues moulded plastic objects with a portion of its intelligence. Plastronics creates, smaller, more beautiful and more resistant objects. A new technology without which many connected objects would never have seen the light of day. (© FESTO)
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School time with plastics

31/08/17

School time with plastics

Plastics have found in school supplies, and particularly, in writing instruments, a permanent outlet for which the diversity and technical performance of polymers are more important than the quantities to be produced.
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The beauty of plastic robots

28/06/17

The beauty of plastic robots

Robots are very much in vogue right now. Of course, their success, and often confusing functionalities, are mainly due to the unceasing advances made in the digital industry. That being said, their designers are turning to polymers in order to complete the transition, from the virtual, to the real world.
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A miraculous catch with plastics!

29/05/17

A miraculous catch with plastics!

The recent popularity of recreational fishing has brought with it a thorough overhaul of equipment in which plastics are widely used.
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Plastics at the heart of the networks

02/05/17

Plastics at the heart of the networks

For more than fifty years, plastic materials have provided exemplary support for the extension and replacement of drinking water distribution networks.
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A fiery temper for polymers

28/02/17

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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Polymers take centre stage

27/01/17

Polymers take centre stage

Champions of design and mobility, plastics bend to all the whims of event organisers aiming to captivate an increasingly demanding public.
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