Thousands of pink plastic bottles wash ashore on Cornish beaches

January 7th, 2016 by admin | Permalink

Thousands of bright pink plastic detergent bottles are washing up on the beaches of the UK county of Cornwall after a bout of stormy weather. It is believed that these containers, some of which are still sealed, went overboard during bad weather at sea. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Freudenberg Medical expands silicone extrusion capabilities by more than 50%

January 7th, 2016 by admin | Permalink

Freudenberg Medical has more than doubled silicone extrusion capabilities at its facility in Carpinteria, CA, as part of the expansion and enhancement of extrusion and molding cleanrooms at the company’s silicone operations. In addition to increased floor space, the cleanroom now features an updated layout and optimized work cells to accommodate future growth and state-of-the-art cleanroom infrastructure technology, according to Freudenberg. The extrusion cleanroom now complies with ISO Class 7 guidelines. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Extrusion Injection Molding read more

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Polymer key to ceramic 3D printing process

January 7th, 2016 by admin | Permalink

Researchers at HRL Laboratories ((Malibu, CA) report that achieved a new milestone in 3D printing technology by demonstrating an approach to additively manufacture ceramics that reportedly overcomes the limits of traditional ceramic processing and enables high temperature, high strength ceramic components. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Conair-Graham Engineering partnership tackles next-gen medical extrusion challenges

January 6th, 2016 by admin | Permalink

As part of an ongoing collaboration in extrusion process development, Graham Engineering Corp. and the Conair Group have agreed on an exchange of equipment that will be used in each company’s extrusion laboratory for development and innovation of technology for medical tubing Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Extrusion read more

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LyondellBasell, North Carolina latest to join ACC’s Flexible Film Recycling Group

January 6th, 2016 by admin | Permalink

The American Chemistry Council (ACC; Washington, DC) has announced that LyondellBasell (Houston, TX) has joined its Flexible Film Recycling Group (FFRG), a collaboration working to double the recycling of post-use polyethylene film by 2020. The FFRG’s members are from the entire polyethylene (PE) film value chain, including major resin suppliers, manufacturers (also known as converters), brand owners and recyclers. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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