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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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Polymers help pets and other creatures

02/01/17

Polymers help pets and other creatures

The animal cause has been heard, as evidenced by the many countries who have integrated it into their legislative arsenal. Animal welfare is almost second nature to plastics, so much so that they even help to save lives.
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Plastics for the aquaculture of the future

28/11/16

Plastics for the aquaculture of the future

Closely linked to the development of aquaculture, the plastics industry is now at the forefront of recycling of the waste and by-products generated by such activities.
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Plastics: from floor to ceiling

24/10/16

Plastics: from floor to ceiling

Praised for their durability and ease of maintenance, vinyl coverings have long been confined to public spaces. As their design and quality have evolved, they have ended up in much more prestigious spaces. They are now even considered trendy!
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The Smart House puts plastics to the test

30/09/16

The Smart House puts plastics to the test

This unique house-laboratory in Europe, built in 2015, foreshadows the role that plastics will play in the housing of tomorrow - self-sufficient in terms of energy and focused on its occupants' comfort.
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Polymers that leave a lasting impression

29/08/16

Polymers that leave a lasting impression

Are 3D printers the start of a new industrial revolution, as some would have us believe? They could very well be. Although they are not quite within the reach of individuals, businesses are already exploiting their capabilities.
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Polymers: a giant step towards miniaturisation

23/06/16

Polymers: a giant step towards miniaturisation

In light of the trend towards nanotechnologies, any talk of miniaturisation can seem slightly obsolete. But, in spite of this, miniaturisation remains relevant, particularly in the medical industry
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Plastics in the service of water

31/05/16

Plastics in the service of water

As a result of decrying the presence of plastics in the aquatic environment, it is easy to forget the crucial role they play in producing drinking water.
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An invisible revolution inside plastics

29/04/16

An invisible revolution inside plastics

Over the last fifteen years, nanomaterials have emerged as the main drivers of changes, aimed at improving the performance of plastics, while reducing consumption.
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