Superabsorbent Polymers to Witness Unprecedented Growth in the near Future!

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Superabsorbent polymers (also known SAPs, super soakers, gel crystals, water holding crystals, absorbent gels, and absorbent polymers) are water absorbing polymers that are widely used in medical treatment, agriculture, water management, packaging purposes and more! Most SAPs are white/off-white, dry and appear like sugar or salt. Some SAPs are granular and hard as rock salt […]

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Conductive Polymers Market to Touch US $6.5 Billion Mark by 2024

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Conductive polymers are organic polymers that conduct electricity. The reason for their rising demand is that they can be optimized for specific applications through binding biologically important molecules into the polymer. They are used in computer displays, fuel cells, microsurgical tools, biosensors, neural implants, drug delivery devices and have various other applications. As per a […]

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Beninese Farmers Use Polyethylene Film to Increase Pineapple Yield

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Application of plastics in agriculture has grown exponentially over the years. Use of plastics increases crop production, enhances food quality, and reduces carbon footprint. Moreover, they have enabled farmers to grow fruits and vegetables in all seasons. Plastics make it possible to employ sustainable solutions and promote recycling. For example, greenhouses facilitate farmers to create […]

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Auto and Electrical Components Industry to Accelerate Liquid Crystal Polymer Market Worldwide!

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Liquid Crystal Polymer, a high-performance engineering plastic is making its way in various manufacturing sectors.  The excellent chemical structure and morphology of LCP are the distinguishing factors that sets it apart from other conventional polymers. Automobile industry is emerging as the leading segment for LCP worldwide. Stringent environmental regulations have compelled automobile manufacturers to use this […]

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Entries Invited for ‘Economic Times 2017 Polymers Awards’!

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The Economic Times is inviting entries for its annual ‘Economic Times 2017 Polymers Awards’. These awards are designed to recognize the contribution and progression of significant role players in the plastic industry. Individuals or organisations who have made technological innovations in the field of polymer now have a chance to win an award for their […]

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The Global Market for Flame Retardant Polypropylene Estimated to Reach US$893.9 Million!

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Flame retardant, halogen-free PP, which is increasingly finding its application in the construction industry is all set to play a major role in the global economy as well. As per the study by Research and Markets, the market for this low smoke halogen-free PP is expected to touch US$893.9 mln by 2024. Most halogenated flame […]

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An Innovative Start-Up Partners with A Custom Compounder to Turn Waste Chewing Gums into Polymers!

An Innovative Start-Up Partners with A Custom Compounder to Turn Waste Chewing Gums into Polymers!

Anna Bullus, an innovator and the brain behind Gumdrop Ltd has devised a novel, loop-based solution to turn chewing gum litter into polymers. She partnered with Teknor Apex, a custom compounder to devise formulation for this raw material in order to produce compounds that are commercially viable. The project which was named Gumdrop by the […]

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Zhejiang University Researchers Develop a Shape Shifting Polymer

Zhejiang University Researchers Develop a Shape Shifting Polymer

A research team, led by Prof. Xie Tao of the College of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Zhejiang University, has developed a new shape memory polymer that can change its permanent shape multiple times. It will be a breakthrough invention in the electronic and medical fields. The research paper titled “Shape Memory Polymer Network with […]

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A New ‘Super Suit’ That Protects Soldiers from Bioweapons Developed

A New ‘Super Suit’ That Protects Soldiers from Bioweapons

A research team at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has created a super-suit that could protect soldiers from biological agents. This futuristic uniform is highly breathable better than Gore-Tex, and prevents heat-stress and exertion in personnel engaged in missions. The present military uniforms provide an inactive response to an environmental threat. The new fabric is a […]

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