More range for electric vehicles: functionalized thermoplastic sandwich components within minutes

In times of impending bans for diesel and generally internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles, battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are becoming increasingly interesting for buyers, especially in urban environments. Boosting battery capacities enable longer travels, however driving range of EVs varies especially at low ambient temperatures. Within the EU project “OPTEMUS” (Optimized Energy Management and Use), Read more about More range for electric vehicles: functionalized thermoplastic sandwich components within minutes[…]

LogiMAT 2019 – First-hand packaging technology

In response to new regulations, packaging industry exhibitors at the 17th LogiMAT are showcasing new developments and innovations in machine technology, methods for reducing the use of traditional materials, and brand-new materials. As people become more environmentally conscious, manufacturer and consumer interest in sustainability is spreading to the packaging industry as well. Germany’s new Packaging Law, Read more about LogiMAT 2019 – First-hand packaging technology[…]

Fire protection for buildings

Depending on the size, condition and intended use of a building, the authorities and insurance companies have different requirements. Large-scale and fatal fires in recent years show that the measures taken so far are not sufficient. There are numerous possi-bilities to increase safety through fire protection, both in the construction of new buil-dings and the Read more about Fire protection for buildings[…]

Quality Made in Germany pays off: CE approval for breast implants from one of the international leading companies currently confirmed

On December 18, 2018, POLYTECH sold the three millionth implant since its establishment in 1986. The company is the only German manufacturer and present in over 75 countries worldwide. All implants are manufactured in the company’s own production facilities in Dieburg near Frankfurt. As part of the recertification, the company was granted the CE Mark Read more about Quality Made in Germany pays off: CE approval for breast implants from one of the international leading companies currently confirmed[…]

Radar Level Sensor for challenging Applications

Introducing the R-Sensors, NIVUS GmbH provides another expansion of the product portfolio in terms of contactless level measurement. The sensors are suitable for the measurement of liquids, pasty media as well as bulk solids and utilise the latest frequency-modulated continuous wave principle (FMCW) in the 63 GHz band. This allows for reliable and accurate measurement Read more about Radar Level Sensor for challenging Applications[…]

Mobile and fast quality control of cleaning and coating baths

. – parts2clean 2018: KRÜSS presents the Bubble Pressure Tensiometer – BPT Mobile for surface tension based surfactant content monitoring – Mobile solution using an intuitive touch display with integrated graphical evaluation – Avoids laborious cleaning and supports quality managers in the design of the monitoring process KRÜSS will be presenting a novel solution for Read more about Mobile and fast quality control of cleaning and coating baths[…]

PSE Europe 2019 focusses on polyurethane, a highly versatile material

Versatile, light, durable, and most recently, also more sustainable – these are the characteristics of polyurethane. The polymer is a true all-rounder that is increasingly used as an alternative production solution in diverse industry sectors: in automotive lightweight construction, shoe manufacturing, as a coating, in architecture and interior decoration, in the production of sports equipment, Read more about PSE Europe 2019 focusses on polyurethane, a highly versatile material[…]

Cleaner for the food industry

Weicon, producer of special products for industrial applications, has developed a spray, which has an A1 NSF Registration and is suitable for applications in the food industry – Weicon Foam Cleaner. Universal use The Foam Cleaner can be used universally and can be applied when cleaning and degreasing water-reistant surfaces and when removing stains from Read more about Cleaner for the food industry[…]

FSK calls for entries for the 2018 Innovation Award Foamed Plastics

The Specialist Association Foamed Plastics and Polyurethanes (FSK) is once again calling for entries for the Innovation Award Foamed Plastics in 2018.  The competition is open to young talents and specialists, professionals and companies – to submit innovative ideas, forward-looking concepts and new developments in the field of foam plastics. The Specialist Association Foamed Plastics Read more about FSK calls for entries for the 2018 Innovation Award Foamed Plastics[…]

Highlights of the PIAE 2018

Various highlights await the visitors of the PIAE 2018 ("Plastics In Automotive Engineering") in Mannheim from 14 – 15 March. The program includes an international trade exhibition with an automobile show, a large number of specialist lectures and an in-depth supporting program. PIAE ("Plastics in Automotive Engineering") is the world’s largest congress for plastics experts Read more about Highlights of the PIAE 2018[…]