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Carbon black under the microscope

From its ancient history in China and Egypt, to the importance of particle size, to its incredible conductive properties, we take a closer look at carbon black and how it’s helped shape civilisation. Read more

2 Oct 2018 12:08 editor's blog

Fumes from steel mills will make plastics, as Covestro explains its new pan-European project. Read more

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Schnur

Covestro supplies materials to fellow Colonian furniture designer Thomas Schnur for an innovative seat. Read more

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Rickter, the personal watercraft manufacturer, has launched its new watercraft line reinforced by TeXtreme. Read more

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Plastic packaging has the power to tackle waste, even though most of the time it is blamed for being waste itself. We explore this idea with Roland Schultz, Director Marketing Packaging at Albis. Read more

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Protective headwear champion Giro Sport Design has put the market-leading characteristics of TeXtreme to use in a ski racing helmet that is lighter, stiffer and stronger. Read more

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A clever carbon-capture technology is being championed by The Body Shop, as the ethical beauty brand takes steps to remove oil-based packaging from its offering. Read more

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TeXtreme technology could be the factor that helps ORACLE TEAM USA defend its America's Cup title in 2017. Read more

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Hexcel has revealed it is proud to see its carbon fibre CFRP technology in the new BMW 7 Series. Read more

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Automotive and aerospace OEMs are constantly looking for the latest, most-innovative and most effective processes, and Surface Generation's composites expertise is being tapped yet again help manufacturers keep their lead. Read more

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TeXtreme has been employed in the design of Bell Helmets' Pro Star motorcycle helmet, helping reduce the weight of the shell by over 20 per cent. Read more

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One of the world's highest-ranking multi-sports teams has chosen TeXtreme to reinforce their kayaks as they prepare for another world championship win. Read more

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Solvay has celebrated the opening of its new Polish plant, which will produce the most advanced grades of HDS, a reinforcing agent in tyre rubber that reduces a vehicle’s fuel consumption. Read more

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LANXESS

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Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is investigating how the carbon foorprint can be reduced further during the processing of so-called 'green rubber'. Read more

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Company promises to “double current global production” of single wall carbon nanotubes at “unrivalled low production costs” Read more

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Stewart Group Holdings, a UK moulder, has announced that after extensive research and development, it will now offer services for injection-moulded carbon fibre. Read more

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A European Rallycross Championship car made by Citroën is using Carbon-Kevlar composite body panels. Read more

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A look at the growing development work being done on lightweighting automotives using composites, provided by Hennecke, a specialist in PUR technology. Read more

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