• This conference and workshop will focus on bridging the knowledge gap and appreciation for the properties of polymer materials when applied to additive manufacturing methods and 3D printing. (rsc.org)
  • Moreover, the combined application of inorganic polymers and organic polymeric molecules (formation of organic-inorganic hybrid materials) provides a variety of new materials with novel property combinations and diverse applications in nanomedicine. (springer.com)
  • We have taken the term to mean a polymer which can be used, at least for short time periods, at temperatures from 150°C. The greatest problem which arises in writing a monograph on such materials is the tremendous amount of data that is available. (springer.com)
  • The "older" heat-resistant polymers, e. g. , the thermosets and some of the fluorine-containing materials, are not dealt with in such depth as are the "newer" polymers with aromatic and/or heterocyclic rings in the chain. (springer.com)
  • The DMR Polymers Program supports fundamental research and education on polymeric materials and polymer science. (nsf.gov)
  • Polymers are studied from the molecular level through the nano-to-macro continuum using fundamental materials-focused scientific approaches. (nsf.gov)
  • Particular focus is on transformative approaches to novel materials with superior properties, on advancing polymer fundamentals and optimizing structure-property relationships, as well as on basic polymer research addressing major societal challenges. (nsf.gov)
  • Within the context of societal challenges, proposals offering fundamental polymer-science approaches toward sustainable materials or addressing the environmental burden of plastics are especially welcome. (nsf.gov)
  • Major industrial polymers , chemical compounds used in the manufacture of synthetic industrial materials. (britannica.com)
  • Since the early 1990s, materials scientists and engineers have been developing electroactive polymers for use as sensors, actuators, and artificial muscles. (technologyreview.com)
  • Benjamin Mattes, CEO of Santa Fe Science and Technology, is building strong, long-lasting artificial muscles out of conducting polymers that expand and contract in response to changes in the flow of ions into the materials. (technologyreview.com)
  • Thanks to such advances in materials science, electroactive polymers are starting to yield useful biomedical devices. (technologyreview.com)
  • The project brings together experts in molecular and structural biology, polymer materials and sustainable technologies from Bath, The Ohio State University , University of São Paulo and Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp) . (bath.ac.uk)
  • Argonne provides industry with the tools and expertise to optimize additive manufacturing polymer and composite materials and processes to fit application needs. (anl.gov)
  • Maya Jacob John is senior researcher at Polymers and Composites Competence Area at Materials Science and Manufacturing, CSIR, South Africa. (rsc.org)
  • IBM scientists have discovered a class of polymer materials that can potentially transform manufacturing and fabrication in the fields of transportation, aerospace and microelectronics. (environmentalleader.com)
  • Intertek's polymers and plastics services can help you to improve and qualify materials and products and meet worldwide regulatory requirements. (intertek.com)
  • With decades of experience in the polymers and plastics industries, our scientists have the knowledge to help you improve and qualify materials and products. (intertek.com)
  • Polymer and plastic testing services include physical, thermal, rheological, optical, aging, barrier, surface, flammability and mechanical properties which identify the characteristics of your raw materials or polymer and whether they meet specification. (intertek.com)
  • Polymers and plastics are some of the most versatile materials in existence and are used in all aspects of our daily lives. (intertek.com)
  • The melting behavior of semicrystalline polymers is intermediate between that of crystalline materials (sharp density change at a melting temperature) and that of a pure amorphous material (slight change in slope of density at the glass-transition temperature). (virginia.edu)
  • Composite materials, wet compression molding, HP-RTM, in-line compounding of long-fibre reinforced polymers, injection moulding (thermosets and thermoplastics), design and construction of composite parts. (uwo.ca)
  • The edible polymers were produced exclusively from renewable, edible ingredients and therefore were anticipated to degrade more readily than other polymeric materials [ 5 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • While polymer in popular usage suggests plastic, the term actually refers to a large class of natural and synthetic materials. (wiley-vch.de)
  • The study of polymer science begins with understanding the methods in which these materials are synthesized. (wiley-vch.de)
  • It is a one-stop reference and a must-have for all Chemists, Polymer Chemists, Chemists in Industry, and Materials Scientists. (wiley-vch.de)
  • Polymers are materials composed of large molecules used to make everyday products from paint to sunscreen. (www.csiro.au)
  • Polymers are materials composed of large molecules. (www.csiro.au)
  • CSIRO has invented a revolutionary technology that creates a new generation of advanced polymer materials. (www.csiro.au)
  • Such materials offer the potential for synergistic property combinations, and even entirely new applications where the polymer structure is used as a template, but their complex behavior makes tapping this potential a true challenge. (princeton.edu)
  • Right from the start, the activity of the Polymer Technology Group, which is part of the UPV/EHU's Department of Polymer Science and Technology and the Institute for Polymer Materials, POLYMAT, has concentrated mainly on the study of polymer blends in order to obtain new materials with optimized features. (eurekalert.org)
  • New nano-reinforced materials based on technical polymers, and in the case of systems with carbon nanotubes, conductors of electricity, have been developed in this line. (eurekalert.org)
  • CAMBRIDGE, MA -- Plastic, rubber, and many other useful materials are made of polymers -- long chains arranged in a cross-linked network. (eurekalert.org)
  • Now, the same researchers have found a simple way to reduce the number of loops in a polymer network and thus strengthen materials made from polymers. (eurekalert.org)
  • They were not able to measure the number of loops for all of those types of polymers, but they did find similar improvements in the strength of the materials. (eurekalert.org)
  • The nanostructured polymers could be multi-layered materials, polymer blends, block copolymers, or liquid-crystalline polymers. (aiche.org)
  • Block copolymers are a unique set of materials in which two chemically distinct polymer chains (or blocks) are covalently bonded at a point. (princeton.edu)
  • This joint meeting between RAMS (Recent Appointees in Material science) and RAPS (Recent Appointees in Polymer Science) brought together academic and industrial appointees in both Materials and Polymers at the beginning of their careers (with at least one year's postdoctoral or industrial experience). (google.com)
  • Underlying the immediate application described above, the Sandia/UNM method is a generic, efficient solution to a problem that has puzzled modern materials science: how to efficiently distribute conjugated polymers inexpensive carbon-based polymers that due to special bonding patterns carry electrical current and produce changes in a material s optical properties within a hard, protective structure. (sandia.gov)
  • The research could ultimately inform polymer fabrication methods and lead to new designs for materials and devices that incorporate polymers. (lbl.gov)
  • Already widely used for the deposition of inorganic materials in the semiconductor industry, CVD has become the method of choice in many applications to process polymers as well. (recordedbooks.com)
  • In addition, vapor phase processing is critical for the deposition of insoluble materials including fluoropolymers, electrically conductive polymers, and highly crosslinked organic networks. (recordedbooks.com)
  • They have appeared in metals and a few other materials, but now a team reports in the 11 May Physical Review Letters that quasicrystals can also form in polymers. (aps.org)
  • but then you would be missing the point that both these materials (polymers) are pretty. (innovateuk.org)
  • The polymer melt is produced from the raw materials, and then from the polymer finisher directly pumped to the spinning mill. (wikipedia.org)
  • We engineer complex, groundbreaking acrylic and polymer material structures that our competitors simply can't. (reynoldspolymer.com)
  • Using this approach, they were able to cut the number of loops in half, in a variety of different polymer network structures. (eurekalert.org)
  • Each unit of the polymer can consist of any of a number of molecules, from a simple chain of sulphur-carbon bonds, to much more complicated ring structures. (newscientist.com)
  • While this problem could be solved by incorporating the polymers in hard silica scaffolds, previous research groups at other institutions had found that implanting conjugated polymers into pre-existing silica structures to be a time-consuming, inaccurate, and relatively expensive process. (sandia.gov)
  • Quasicrystals-orderly but not-quite-crystalline structures-have mostly appeared in solids, but researchers have now made a larger-scale version with polymers. (aps.org)
  • The spacing between the polymer structures is 100 times larger than between atoms, so it's difficult to apply the quantum mechanical theories from previous quasicrystals to this new type. (aps.org)
  • In 2004 a team in England found that an organic compound dissolved in a liquid forms quasicrystalline structures, and now Tomonari Dotera of Kyoto University and Yushu Matsushita of Nagoya University in Japan and their colleagues have added polymers-long-chain molecules-to the list. (aps.org)
  • The spatial extent of the polymer pattern is small, so it might be a mixture of misaligned crystal-like structures, rather than a true quasicrystal, says Christopher Henley of Cornell University. (aps.org)
  • According to Dotera, these polymer structures are of a size that could lead to new types of photonic crystals-structures that can manipulate light for possible future devices, such as optical chips that would use "light circuits" instead of electrons. (aps.org)
  • In plastic (thermoplastic and thermosetting resins) , polymers are divided between those that are soluble in selective solvents and can be reversibly softened by heat (thermoplastics) and those that form three-dimensional networks which are not soluble and cannot be softened by heat without decomposition (thermosets). (britannica.com)
  • Right now, the Group's most recent line of work is focussing on the study of nanocomposite systems consisting of thermoplastic polymers and organically modified laminated clays or carbon nanotubes. (eurekalert.org)
  • If the polymer is a thermoplastic then it can be simply melted, otherwise it is dissolved in a solvent or chemically treated to form soluble or thermoplastic derivatives. (wikipedia.org)
  • Within these key themes, the company reinforces its' drive to create customized products for individual clients, whether these are acrylic polymer emulsions , carboxylated styrene-butadiene latexes, resin supported styrene-acrylics for printing and packaging, vinyl acetate latex emulsions, or rheology modifiers for concrete. (prweb.com)
  • Blog - Polymer Blog Series: Why perform Rheology testing for polymers? (intertek.com)
  • His group does computer simulation and experiments in a number of important polymer processing operations, including mixing (twin-screw extruders, static mixers, impingement mixing), die design, reactive processing, injection molding, liquid coating and rheology. (uwo.ca)
  • RapiThix™ polymers are rheology modifiers especially designed for use in cold-mix processes. (ashland.com)
  • Thermosetting polymers (thermosets) harden permanently when heated, as cross-linking hinder bending and rotations. (virginia.edu)
  • The movement of long chain polymers through nanopores is a key part of many biological processes, including the transport of RNA, DNA, and proteins. (redorbit.com)
  • Design of polymer products and shaping processes benefit from a change from experimental trial-and-error to quantitative predictive capability. (tue.nl)
  • Aspen Polymers is the market-leading technology for accurate and reliable design and optimization of polymer processes, accelerating new product innovation and enabling increased operational efficienc. (aspentech.com)
  • Self-assembling processes of amphiphilic aqueous polymers, as well as their response to temperature, light, magnetic field, pH, and ionic strength are the essential topics. (helsinki.fi)
  • While interdisciplinarity is stressed, a central goal includes developing and advancing the foundations of polymer science across the wide horizon of the polymer field through innovative research and education projects. (nsf.gov)
  • Dr Janet Scott, who is leading a transatlantic project to tackle effective recycling of polymers, shares her passion for science with us. (bath.ac.uk)
  • He received Ph.D from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and a B.Tech in Polymer Science and Technology from Cochin University. (rsc.org)
  • Metabolix and other companies are exploring whether plants can be genetically engineered to make polymers for producing bioplastics in a way that's cheaper than oil-based plastics, the Christian Science Monitor reports. (environmentalleader.com)
  • KTH, School of Chemical Science and Engineering (CHE), Fibre and Polymer Technology, Polymer Technology. (diva-portal.org)
  • The research is aimed at bridging the gap between science and technology in the area of polymer processing and design, through the use of experimental and computational tools in the modeling of the full thermo-mechanical history of material (elements) during their formation, processing and final design, to quantitatively predict properties of processed objects. (tue.nl)
  • Professor Thomas P. Russell, polymer science and engineering, was recently honored by the Neutron Scattering Society of America with its highest honor, the Clifford G. Shull Prize in Neutron Science, for "his pivotal role in the application of neutron reflectivity and small-angle neutron scattering to polymer science and his important work on behalf of the neutron scattering community. (umass.edu)
  • The units composing polymers derive, actually or conceptually, from molecules of low relative molecular mass. The term was coined in 1833 by Jöns Jacob Berzelius , though with a definition distinct from the modern IUPAC definition. (wikipedia.org)
  • The problem with having the standard mol block parser set an isPolymer flag by default is that code expecting 'normal' molecules would always have to check it in order to ensure that they aren't getting polymers. (mail-archive.com)
  • A polymer is a molecule that is created by combining other molecules through condensation reactions. (reference.com)
  • The Intertek plastics and composites testing laboratory provides fast turnaround on plastic and composite sample testing and reporting, using state-of-the-art composite, plastics and polymers testing instrumentation. (intertek.com)
  • The laboratory services a wide range of industries using plastics and polymers, including consumer, electronics, aerospace, automotive, building products and many other clients. (intertek.com)
  • Because chemical reactions break down the polymer, earlier versions were slow and able to survive only a few cycles. (technologyreview.com)
  • Stereoregular Polymers and Stereospecific Polymerizations, Volume 2 covers the reactions and physico-chemical properties of various polymers. (elsevier.com)
  • Like lipids, proteins, carbohydrates and nucleic acids are linked together through condensation reactions and broken apart through hydrolysis (water-absorbing) reactions, making them polymers as well. (reference.com)
  • I interviewed at Ingenia Polymers in July 2014. (glassdoor.com)
  • I interviewed at Ingenia Polymers (Houston, TX) in March 2012. (glassdoor.com)
  • I interviewed at Ingenia Polymers (Houston, TX) in August 2012. (glassdoor.com)
  • Developer salaries at Ingenia Polymers can range from $62,091-$67,287. (glassdoor.com)
  • This estimate is based upon 1 Ingenia Polymers Developer salary report(s) provided by employees or estimated based upon statistical methods. (glassdoor.com)
  • Looking beyond Ingenia Polymers? (glassdoor.com)
  • Polymers and Plastics are synonymous in many applications and everyday things. (rsc.org)
  • This book summarizes the present state of knowledge on a number of inorganic polymers with respect to their potential biomedical applications. (springer.com)
  • Projects focused on processing, manufacturing, transport, engineering, devices, or applications of polymers are generally more suitable for programs in the NSF Engineering Directorate. (nsf.gov)
  • Edible polymers have appeared as a substitute for synthetic plastic for food applications and have received significant attention in recent years because of their advantages over synthetic polymer. (hindawi.com)
  • The MCP line of synthetic emulsion polymers will be marketed and supported through the C.A.S.E division (Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants, and Elastomers) of Azelis Canada, expanding the current product offering of specialty water-based resin technology to these industry segments as well as other applications in the Construction, Specialty Textiles, Printing and Packaging markets. (prweb.com)
  • The polymer ecovio has already been able to prove itself in applications such as organic waste bags and agricultural films. (basf.com)
  • Recently, several major research programs in collaboration with the faculty of Biomedical Engineering Department and of Medical School have also been launched to apply the bioabsorbable/biocompatible polymers for medical applications, drug delivery and tissue engineering. (stonybrook.edu)
  • To bridge the gap from the underlying structure and kinetics of polymers to their respective applications via processing, we use advanced experimental, theoretical, and numerical methods. (tue.nl)
  • We live surrounded by polymers and today, rather than come up with new polymers, there is a tendency to modify them in order to obtain new applications. (eurekalert.org)
  • There is no doubt that conjugated polymers will continue to find new applications that will be of interest in various research fields. (mdpi.com)
  • Scientists believe that with this similarity to natural motion, electroactive polymers could revolutionize robotics and biomedical devices. (technologyreview.com)
  • Designing Safer Polymers is an indispensable working resource for polymer scientists and engineers, as well as corporate decision makers working in the polymer and chemical industries. (wiley.com)
  • There were 35 posters presented and 17 lecturers from young polymer scientists from the UK. (google.com)
  • Scientists from a US university have a created a new super stretchy, self-healing polymer that could lead to the creation of artificial muscle. (innovateuk.org)
  • DNA-based straight and branched polymers or nanomaterials that can be created and dissolved using biocompatible methods are now possible thanks to the work of US biomedical engineers. (innovateuk.org)
  • John Chalmers (VS Consulting, UK) is one of the leading IR spectroscopists in the field of polymers. (wiley.com)
  • For published work of particular merit in the field of polymers. (iom3.org)
  • Our RAFT polymerisation process enables the production of polymers that are designed with enhanced properties for a myriad of uses across health, industry and agriculture. (www.csiro.au)
  • Our experts can advise on formulation development, competitor material deformulation, comparative analysis of blends, regulatory submission data requirements and how polymer additives relate to performance. (intertek.com)
  • Products that we use in everyday life, from shampoo, paint and contact lenses to smartphones, toys and sunscreen, contain polymers. (www.csiro.au)
  • By improving the boundary conditions for polymer movement inside the pore, researchers demonstrated a significant increase in total time in the pore compared to earlier models. (redorbit.com)
  • But researchers in academia and industry have found ways to make the polymers stronger, more robust, and more efficient. (technologyreview.com)
  • Within 10 years, researchers aim to develop artificial limbs that provide feedback to the user, graceful autonomous robots that are powered by musclelike polymers, and even suits that enhance the strength and endurance of soldiers and rescue personnel. (technologyreview.com)
  • Researchers from Brazil, the UK and the US are coming together to work on an important global problem: effective recycling of polymers to keep their carbon in the manufacturing loop. (bath.ac.uk)
  • It aims to provide a meeting ground for researchers who daily encounter problems related to polymers and who welcome opportunities to share their discoveries in a most expeditious manner. (springer.com)
  • Several years ago, MIT researchers were the first to measure certain types of these defects, called "loops," which are caused when a chain in the polymer network binds to itself instead of another chain. (eurekalert.org)
  • To achieve this, the researchers simply add one of the components of the polymer network very slowly to a large quantity of the second component. (eurekalert.org)
  • In this paper, the researchers first focused on a type of polymer structure known as a star polymer network. (eurekalert.org)
  • Sandia researchers Alan Burns and Darryl Sasaki had characterized the responsiveness of two-dimensional films of these polymers to local stresses and temperature changes. (sandia.gov)
  • Researchers "connected the dots" in an electron microscope image of a polymer mixture (bottom) to show the first example of a polymer quasicrystal-an ordered pattern that never repeats (top). (aps.org)
  • Digital tools to address the unique needs of polymer producers, enabling them to reduce operating costs, optimize production, and get new polymers to market faster. (aspentech.com)
  • We, Sarvam polymers, are one of the distinguished manufacturers, suppliers and exporters of adhesives and binders. (slideshare.net)