Countries across the globe have banned or limited the use of plastic
bags and plastic
'The single-use plastics
are very thin and cheaper, so there are proposals that these plastic
bags be increased to 40 microns (thicker) and consumers will be charged higher for them,' he said.
comes from oil or natural gas refining, making it a target in the ongoing war on hydrocarbons.
According to a state law, any rigid plastic
container sold in Oregon must contain at least 25 percent recycled content; be made of plastic
that is recycled in Oregon at a rate of at least 25 percent; or be reusable (refillable for at least five times).
Recycling is a possibility for OEMs that wish to reuse portions of the plastic
components that they collect.
So the issue is one of lowering the CTE for plastics
. And Buckmaster says that they're working on two different materials for body panels that have reduced CTE.
Carpet manufacturers are looking for more plastic
The Philips researchers made their device from the plastic
pentacene and exploited its property of increasing the speed of electricity's flow--and therefore the device's frequency-when the voltage is raised.
Another article in the same issue, "Are EDCs Blurring Issues of Gender?" (Hood 2005), echoes this misperception concerning phthalates and plastic
Products--like cutlery and cups, trash bags and take-out containers--that look like regular plastic
but are one hundred percent biodegradable are available today.
Improved screw designs for wire and cable extrusion have typically come from extruder equipment manufacturers or polymer compound suppliers, whose main focus has been on pelletized plastics
. Over the past 35 years, a variety of screw designs for plastics
extrusion have been developed and marketed, typically centered around the classic metering-type geometry with a deep feed section, tapered transition section and shallow metering section.
Not when you consider that hit shows, like The Swan and Extreme Makeover, make plastic
surgery look like no biggie.
Paper or plastic
? You hear this very question every time you go to the grocery store.
DOW HS 2000NA plastic
pigment is the first product offering in a new line of porous hollow plastic
pigments for use in latex paper coating, offering benefits that improve the value of the paper to both the manufacturer and the printer.
The curves augment the database's existing single-point, tabular datasheet data on many thousands of grades of plastic
materials, extending the usability of Prospector Web for plastics
engineers and designers.