Aug 02, 2018
Elastically deformable plastics are necessary for many technical applications but also for various everyday objects. Per year, more than 12.7 million tonnes of these types of polymers are consumed worldwide.
Jul 31, 2018
Oil and gas are very valuable and should not be used for heating carelessly. Energy-efficient construction and renovation become increasingly important: Around the world, countries set up diverse support programs for a better insulation of buildings.
Jul 30, 2018
As measured by the global turnover, butadiene rubber (BR) is the second most important rubber after styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR).
Jul 20, 2018
Modern, efficient plastic windows perform important tasks such as automated ventilation, thermoregulation, or burglar control within the context of "smart homes".
Jul 19, 2018
Styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) is the best-selling synthetic rubber and for decades, has been indispensable for many applications. In everyday life, SBR is mainly found in vehicle tires.
Jul 18, 2018
Carbon Black is utilized as a filler in tires and numerous other products made of rubber. In plastics, printing inks, paints, and coatings, carbon black is used as a black pigment.
May 14, 2018
Solvents play a major role in industrial production: They can dissolve, dilute, and, in a very fine distribution, absorb other substances without changing them chemically.
May 11, 2018
Polyurethane coatings offer excellent optical properties, such as high gloss and brilliance.
May 09, 2018
How can manufacturers of printing inks hold their own in their shrinking market? The rapid ascent of online printing plants has revolutionized the printing industry in recent years.
May 08, 2018
Fillers do not only make numerous products cheaper, often, they also greatly improve the properties of the filled materials.