Technical Papers

TANIQ advances rubber plant of the future

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Compound optimisation: From formulation to application

By Izaak Watson BSc (Hons) Rubber Technologist at Clwyd Compounders Ltd
Fundamental aspects of compounding high performance elastomers include controlling variability in the mixing process as well as the control and correct selection of ingredients for processes and applications. Manufacturers require reliability, consistency and high output of parts using a variety of moulding techniques. Compounders today must ensure they use available technology to monitor raw materials and mixing parameters to improve the quality of their products
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Tires under the microscope

Prof James Busfield and Lewis Tunnicliffe of the soft matter group at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) explain the latest developments in the field of tire compound research

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Chemical plant projects present increasing challenges for engineers

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Plastics and rubber machinery – Best practice in resource efficiency

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Where Industry 4.0 is an issue – and where it is not

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