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  • ASTM D3896 - 07(2011) Standard Practice for Rubber From Synthetic Sources—Sampling

    The sampling plan is intended for referee purposes only in establishing the properties or quality of a lot or shipment of synthetic rubber. 1. Scope 1.1 This practice, intended for referee purposes, covers a uniform procedure for sampling lots of solid synthetic rubbers. Raw synthetic rubber generally is marketed in bales or packages of various sizes. 1.2 ...


    By ASTM International

  • Synthetic and Bio-Based Biodegradable Plastics Market is Expected to Reach USD 7.8 Billion Globally in 2018

    According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Synthetic and Bio-Based Biodegradable Plastics - Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Applications, Share, Growth and Forecast, 2011 - 2018", global synthetic and bio-based biodegradable plastics market was worth USD 2.3 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach USD 7.8 billion in 2018, growing ...


  • Study Finds Merck Millipore’s Strat-M® Synthetic Membrane Comparable to Human and Animal Skin for Permeation Studies

    Merck Millipore, the Life Science division of Merck, announced publication of a study showing that its Strat-M® synthetic membrane predicts skin permeation of chemical compounds during in vitro transdermal diffusion studies as effectively as human or animal skin. The study was conducted by researchers at Josai University in Japan and published in the January 25, 2015 issue of European Journal ...


    By Merck Millipore

  • Albemarle to Manufacture First Synthetic Renewable Base Oils From Amyris Biofene® for Novvi S.A.

    Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of highly engineered specialty chemicals, today announced it has entered into a manufacturing agreement to supply base oils to Novvi S.A., a joint venture between Amyris, Inc. and Cosan S.A. Industria e Comercio focused on the development, production, marketing and distribution of high-performance renewable base oils ...


    By Albemarle Corporation

  • A Bio-based Future for the Chemicals and Materials Market

    The concept of competition between natural and synthetic chemicals has a long history. Today, crude oil forms the largest feedstock material for the chemical industry in terms of volume. Currently, an enormous amount of work is being done by the chemical industry to develop both new bio-based chemicals and new bio-based routes to existing chemicals. The aim of this study is to bring together many ...


  • ASTM D6358 - 11 Standard Classification System and Basis for Specification for Poly (Phenylene Sulfide) (PPS) Injection Molding and Extrusion Materials Using ISO Methods

    1. Scope 1.1 This classification system covers unfilled, reinforced and filled materials suitable for injection molding and extrusion using ISO methods. The system allows for the use of poly (phenylene sulfide) (PPS) plastic materials that are recycled, reconstituted recycled-regrind, recovered or reprocessed, or both, provided that the ...


    By ASTM International

  • Tradeshow novelty: REDWAVE Sorting Machine to detect Flexoprint

    For the first time REDWAVE presented its new sorting machine for the detection and quantitative determination of flexographic printing at Ecomondo. Newspapers that are printed with the flexographic printing method may not reach the deinking process as they have a negative impact on product quality. This is a problem which particularly keeps the Italian and English paper industry busy, as part of ...

  • ASTM F1249 - 06(2011) standard test method for water vapor transmission rate through plastic film and sheeting using a modulated infrared sensor

    The purpose of this test method is to obtain reliable values for the WVTR of plastic film and sheeting. WVTR is an important property of packaging materials and can be directly related to shelf life and packaged product stability. Data from this test method is suitable as a referee method of testing, provided that the purchaser and seller ...


    By ASTM International

  • Caparo Fairbright announces new website

    Caparo Fairbright (previously known as Caparo Wire - Fairbright Works) has recently launched its brand new website, focused on providing customers information about the business’ wide range of wires (including baling, cold heading and engineering wire as well as Quiklink bale ties and brick guards), and supporting services. Caparo Fairbright are well-established manufacturers and suppliers ...


    By Caparo Fairbright Wire

  • Hakomatic B 45 – the new generation of compact scrubber-driers

    Modular system to adapt to application conditionsHako presents the newly developed scrubber-drier generation Hakomatic B 45 for basic and maintenance cleaning of all non-textile floors. Flexible model range ...Based on one body there is a choice of seven versions available – economical with Powerflow or more comfortable with infinitely variable drive (forward and reverse). There are two working ...


    By Hako GmbH

  • New: Hakomatic B 30

    Hako presents the newly developed compact scrubber-drier machine generation Hakomatic B 30 for basic and maintenance cleaning on smaller and medium-sized areas. Compact scrubber-drier machine ...The handy Hakomatic is available in a choice of two version:economical with Powerflow or more comfortable with infinitely variable drive (forward / reverse). With a working width of 43 cm and a ...


    By Hako GmbH

  • Rugged weighbridges support production of high quality sand

    At Holliston Sand Company, sand and dust permeate into all of their equipment. They rely on METTLER TOLEDO to insure superior weighing accuracy in spite of the harsh environment. According to our customer, “the weighbridge is so accurate, local municipalities have asked to use it to certify their weighbridges.” The densely populated northeastern United States provides enormous ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Merck’s Udit Batra Receives ‘CEO of the Year’ Award from CPhI Pharma

    Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced that the CEO of its life science business, Udit Batra, was named “CEO of the Year” for 2016 by CPhI Pharma for his commitment to furthering life science innovation globally. The company also won two CPhI Pharma Awards—one for excellence in excipients and formulation ...


    By Merck Millipore

  • Adhesive tape terminology 101

    How well do you understand the terminology that is used with Adhesive Tapes? Below we will define some of the more common terms that are used freely in the adhesive tape world. Don"t get stuck on terms you don"t understand. Adhesion- Is a bond that is produced between a pressure sensitive adhesive and a surface. Adhesive- Is any material that will hold two or more ...


    By Global Plastic Sheeting

  • Biodegradable Plastics Market Growing at a CAGR of 19.60% to 2016

    One of the key factors contributing to the biodegradable plastics market growth is the increasing demand for more eco-friendly packaging materials. The growth of the packaging industry is influenced by the need for non-toxic biodegradable plastics, which in turn has resulted in the increased demand for biodegradable plastics. This industry has been witnessing the increased investment in new ...


  • ASTM D6324 - 11 Standard Test Methods for Male Condoms Made from Polyurethane

    New polymer materials for male condoms are being developed. This standard is intended to describe the test methods whose results shall adequately describe the design and the quality of condoms made of polyurethane material. These test methods are not intended to be design restrictive. The condom design shall be validated ...


    By ASTM International

  • PyroGenesis waste-to-energy technology passes another crucial milestone

    PyroGenesis Canada Inc.'s plasma waste-to-energy system technology has passed a major test and may soon be going to sea. The Montreal-based environmental solutions company that designs, develops and manufactures plasma waste-to-energy systems and plasma torch products has announced the successful design, construction and testing of one of its Plasma Arc Waste Destruction Systems (PAWDS) for use ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Not so sexy! Hidden chemicals in perfume and cologne

    Makers of popular perfumes, colognes and body sprays market their scents with terms like "floral," "exotic" or "musky," but they don"t disclose that many scents are actually a complex cocktail of natural essences and synthetic chemicals - often petrochemicals. Laboratory tests commissioned by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and analyzed by Environmental ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Latin America Adhesives and Sealants Market is Expected to Reach USD 2.136.1 Million and 327.3 Million Respectively by 2019

    Transparency Market Research is Published new Market Report "Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina) Adhesives and Sealants (Acrylic, PVA, PU, Epoxy, EVA, Silicones) Market for Construction, Automotive, Packaging, Assembly, Pressure Sensitive Tapes and Other Applications - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019". The Latin ...


  • Lactic Acid & Poly Lactic Acid (PLA) Market (2009-2016)

    Global Lactic Acid & Poly Lactic Acid (PLA) Market is Growing at a CAGR of 18.7% and is Expected to Reach $3,831.3 Million by 2016 Buy This Report ...


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