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Solar Impulse 2

Solar Impulse 2: Covestro's story

Materials science played a pivotal role in getting the world record-making solar powered Solar Impulse 2 off the ground and back safely nearly 16 months later. Covestro revealed to EPPM the role it played as a partner company on the aerospace project

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Aimplas

Aimplas

An AIMPLAS-coordinated project has lead to the development of a conductive gelcoat that would tackle two major challenges facing automotive composites: VOC emissions and long curing times. more

Jan 9, 2017 11:30 AM materials

The sixth edition of AIMPLAS' Biopolymers and Sustainable Composites conference in Valencia this March is set to tackle the obstacles and embrace the opportunities facing bioplastics. more

Jan 5, 2017 11:04 AM materials

Minecraft

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An expansion pack for the popular game Minecraft that covertly teaches players about polymer chemistry could equip the next generation of scientists for a future in materials development. more

Jan 4, 2017 3:00 PM materials

Clariant Colorforward 2018

Clariant

In the 2018 edition, Clariant has homed in on organic and grey-tinged hues to reflect a determination amid the subdued attitude among consumers. more

Dec 30, 2016 10:00 AM materials

Wacker Chemie has boosted its annual capacity for pyrogenic silica production by 13,000 tonnes by building a new plant in the US. more

Dec 16, 2016 3:48 PM materials

HEXPOL TPE is extending its North American reach, installing TPE production and product development facilities at its RheTech Colors plant in Ohio. more

Dec 14, 2016 11:00 AM materials

EPPM's EUREKA Series touches on the out-of-the-box thinking that may seem peculiar now, but could influence and innovate plastics as we know it in the future.

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