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Waste Sulfur Transformed Into Better Thermal-imaging Lens

Waste Sulfur Transformed Into Better Thermal-imaging Lens

University of Arizona Sulfur left over from refining fossil fuels can be transformed into cheap, lightweight, plastic lenses for infrared devices, including night-vision goggles, a University of Arizona-led international team has found. The...

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2014-04-17 12:26:06

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lrtr6d/packaging_film) has announced the addition of the "Packaging Film Market By Application & Type (LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, CPP, BOPP, Polyester, PVC, Polyamide, EVOH, Cellulose, PLA, PVDC, PVOH & Others) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lrtr6d/packaging_film ] report to their offering. (Logo:...

2014-04-17 08:23:23

Company Reports 182% Increase in Revenues Year-Over-Year NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AXION International Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AXIH), a leader in recycled plastic and plastic composite technologies used to produce ECOTRAX® rail ties/sleepers and STRUXURE® building products, and reprocessor and supplier of recycled plastic, today announced that it expects revenues for the first quarter of 2014 to be $4.9 million, a 182% increase over the same period in...

2014-04-16 16:23:26

DUBLIN, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2j5pz7/maleic_anhydride) has announced the addition of the "Maleic Anhydride Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2j5pz7/maleic_anhydride ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Maleic anhydride is an organic compound with...

2014-04-16 12:26:04

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Biodegradable Plastic Packaging Market 2013-2023http://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/plastics/biodegradable_plastic_packaging_market_2011_2021.html Report DetailsOur new study shows you the commercial potential of biodegradable plastic packagingWhat does the future hold for the biodegradable plastic packaging market? Visiongain's brand new report shows you the potential revenues to 2023,...

2014-04-14 23:02:42

Detailed analysis and forecast of world, regional and country BPA markets can be found in the in-demand topical research study “Bisphenol A (BPA): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018” drawn up by Merchant Research & Consulting and recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the report, the volume of the world BPA production is predicted to surpass the 5.4 million tonnes mark by 2015. London, UK (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 As of 2011, the world bisphenol A...

2014-04-11 15:03:08

Researchers of KIT and Evonik Industries Have Developed a Novel Polymer Network that Selfheals Rapidly and Repeatedly at Relatively Low Temperatures Scratches in the car finish or cracks in polymer material: Self-healing materials can repair themselves by restoring their initial molecular structure after the damage. Scientists of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Evonik Industries have developed a chemical crosslinking reaction that ensures good short-term healing properties of...

2014-04-10 12:22:58

DUBLIN, Apr. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mkctj4/polyether_ether ) has announced the addition of the "Polyether Ether Ketone (PEEK) Market by Types, Applications & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Polyether ether ketone (PEEK) is a high performance polymer with unique properties and characteristics. This enables it to be...

2014-04-09 23:24:15

Elasto Proxy, supplier of specialty seals and custom insulation, announces new technical resource that examines silicone-EPDM blends and differences between sponge rubber and foam rubber. Compound Selection: Blended Materials and Distinctive Polymers is downloadable e-book that helps seal designers and technical buyers to select the right rubber materials for industrial and commercial applications. Boisbriand, Quebec, Canada (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Elasto Proxy, supplier of custom seals...

2014-04-09 12:22:30

Combining Lehigh's MRP and Rheopave additives will provide best-in-class solutions for rubber-modified asphalt ATLANTA, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lehigh Technologies, a leading specialty materials company that produces micronized rubber powders (MRP), announced today that it has partnered with Rheopave Technologies LLC, to provide the asphalt industry with a superior product offering that reduces the cost, boosts the performance and improves the sustainability of modified asphalt...

2014-04-08 23:27:28

MarketReportsOnline.com adds “Global Bioplastic Market: Trends & Opportunities (2013-2018)” and “The 2011-2016 World Outlook for Bioplastics and Compostable Goods” reports to its research store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The report titled “Global Bioplastics Market: Trends & Opportunities (2013-2018)” provides an in-depth analysis of the global bioplastics market with detailed analysis of various regions like Asia, South America, North America and Europe. The...


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Plasticulture
2013-04-01 12:21:33

The term plasticulture is in reference to the practice of utilizing plastic materials in agricultural applications. The plastic materials themselves are frequently and broadly referred to as “ag plastics.” Plasticulture ag plastics can include soil fumigation film, nursery pots and silage bags, irrigation drip tape or tubing, but the term is most frequently used to describe all kinds of plastic plant and soil coverings. Such coverings range from plastic mulch film, high and low...

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