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TPRC over-moulding research paper published

Thermoplastic Composite Research Center

Thermoplastic Composite Research Center (TPRC) members Remco Akkerman, Mark Bouwman and Sebastiaan Wijskamp co-authored an article titled Analysis of the Thermoplastic Composite Overmolding Process: Interface Strength, which has been published Read more

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The future of plastic recycling, according to Lux Research

Lux Research

A recent Lux Research report analyses the economic forces driving growth across the four main plastic recycling technologies. Read more

materials

AZL and IKV launch long fibre-reinforced SMC project

Photographer:C: KRAUTHAUSEN

In the AZL Workgroup ‘High-Performance SMC’, a project was developed in co-operation with M-Base, the IKV and the AZL partner network for the efficient and standardised provision of engineering data for sheet moulding compounds (SMC). Read more

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Travel light: AIMPLAS helps design railway of the future

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS successfully participated in the recently completed European MAT4RAIL project, which developed new materials and components to design the ‘railway of the future’. Read more

materials

SafetySenseO2 project to monitor food quality through oxygen sensors

AIMPLAS

Oxygen is one of the main causes of degradation in food since it contributes to the growth of aerobic micro-organisms and the oxidative rancidification of lipids and destroys fat-soluble vitamins. Read more

materials

Irish medical sector receives R&D boost from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

APT

Applied Polymer Technologies (APT) has received a new 130-tonne all-electric, medical specification injection moulding machine from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag to support Irish customers with their research, product development, tool testing and validation Read more

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iMulch Consortium

nova-Institute

What is the impact of agricultural mulch foils on terrestrial ecosystems?

In the “iMulch” project, funded by the EU and the German federate state North Rhine-Westphalia, scientists are developing new measuring methods to analyse the effects of plastics (micro and macro plastics) on soils and drainage waters. Read more

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Danish researchers speed up PET degradation process

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In 2016, Japanese scientists discovered a bacterium that can break down PET plastic. Now, researchers from DTU will speed up the process to put plastic waste to use. Read more

materials

Render of the surface of the mould with the 3D micro texture

Softslide

Softslide aims to solve friction issues for companies that want to find a satisfactory, sustainable and durable solution. Read more

materials

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Institute for Plastics Processing (IKV)

Following the finalisation of a major consortial project led by the Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production (AZL) and the Institute for Plastics Processing at RWTH Aachen University (IKV) Read more

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General Hospital of Valencia Research Foundation and AIMPLAS create unit

AIMPLAS

The Research Foundation of the General Hospital of Valencia (FIHGUV) and AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, have signed an agreement to create the UROPLAS Joint Research Unit in order to facilitate collaboration Read more

materials

MICROPLAST measures microplastics in wastewater and develops new filtering methods

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, is leading the MICROPLAST project to remove microplastics from both urban and industrial wastewater. Read more

materials

EPPM Magazine is pleased to announce a media partnership with Aimplas, the Valencia-based technological Institute of Plastics, for the duration of its course focusing on the importance of extrusion control. Read more

industry

Carbon black market to rise more than 4.6%

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Europe’s carbon black market is expected to expand at a CAGR of more than 4.6% during the forecast period of 2019 – 2024, according to Research and Markets. Read more

materials

Young people choose cardboard over plastic

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Three out of four Finnish youths aged 15 to 29 told researchers that they would choose food packaged in cardboard packaging over plastic packaging. Read more

materials

Smart additives give new life to plastics

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, is participating in the DECOAT project, a consortium of 17 European partners led by Belgian R&D centre CENTEXBEL. Read more

materials

Patients to benefit from eye drops packaging validation

AIMPLAS

The PHARMAPACKSAFE project has allowed the validation of two packages to contain eye drops made by hospital pharmacies so that exact expiry dates of the formulated drugs are known. Read more

materials

A step forward in food safety

Reproduced from the NIAS 2014 guide from Plastics Europe.

AIMPLAS Research Technician Nuria García Batista assesses the risks of non-intentionally added substances (NIAS), which can migrate from packaging to food, in this exclusive white paper. Read more

materials

TWI and London SBU launch PolyMERIC

TWI

A collaboration between TWI Ltd and London South Bank University (SBU) has resulted in the creation of a new world-class centre of excellence for polymer technology – named PolyMERIC Read more

materials

3D Printing Applications

Case24.com

One of the fastest-growing developments in the world of technology has been that of 3D printing, which has already been heavily adopted in industries such as aerospace, automotive and industrial goods. Read more

industry

  • TPRC over-moulding research paper published

    Thermoplastic Composite Research Center

    TPRC over-moulding research paper published

    Forming induced deconsolidation and remaining sink holes after overmolding the C/PAEK grid stiffened curved panels

  • The future of plastic recycling, according to Lux Research

    Lux Research

    The future of plastic recycling, according to Lux Research

  • AZL and IKV launch long fibre-reinforced SMC project

    Photographer:C: KRAUTHAUSEN

    AZL and IKV launch long fibre-reinforced SMC project

    Dr Michael Effing

  • Travel light: AIMPLAS helps design railway of the future

    AIMPLAS

    Travel light: AIMPLAS helps design railway of the future

  • SafetySenseO2 project to monitor food quality through oxygen sensors

    AIMPLAS

    SafetySenseO2 project to monitor food quality through oxygen sensors

  • International Symposium on Plastics Technology to mark 70th anniversary of IKV

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    International Symposium on Plastics Technology to mark 70th anniversary of IKV

    Aachen, Germany

Jan 2020

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