Technical Papers

DuPont: Advanced plastics and elastomers for engine systems

DuPont has published a new white paper to explain how replacing metals with high-performance polymers can help make vehicles lighter with the added benefits of easier processing, integration of functions and lower costs. Taking weight out of the vehicle is also a key route to achieving those goals, but the question is — how best to reduce weight?, the company said in a release about the new guide.
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Laser technology dedicated to mould cleaning

For years, the use of laser technology has been growing in all industrial sectors. At the request of numerous actors in the rubber and polymer injection industry, REP has worked with laser-specialized partner Laselec and developed a laser technology machine dedicated to the cleaning of industrial parts and injection and compression moulds.
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Vesta: Silicone rubber materials and fabrication

Selecting a high-quality elastomer for critical applications, particularly medical devices, can be a challenge. Designers, engineers and managers must carefully evaluate a wide array of material properties and processing possibilities. In this white paper, Lubrizol company Vesta offers some helpful factual information on silicone rubber elastomers, their properties, fabrication methods and advantages.
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Trelleborg: Noise and vibration isolation in buildings:

All buildings and structures are subjected to ground vibration, or forcing frequencies, which can not be stopped but can be controlled. Trelleborg designs bearings to meet the performance specifications to do so…
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Continuous Process Improvement: How To Improve Process Quality, Productivity & Performance

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TANIQ advances rubber plant of the future

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