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Joining Technology at Its Best: MMI Structural Simulation and Validation of Vibration Welded Polyamide Parts
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Joining Technology at Its Best: MMI Structural Simulation and Validation of Vibration Welded Polyamide Parts

Presented by DOMO Engineering Plastics September 8, 2022, at 8 a.m. EDT Register Now > Vibration welding of injection molded polyamide parts is a common practice when it comes to producing complex assemblies in many fields of application. To increase … Continued

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One-Size-Fits-All Policies: Why Different Products Call For Different Chemical Compounds
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One-Size-Fits-All Policies: Why Different Products Call For Different Chemical Compounds

Presented by American Chemistry Council September 7, 2022, at 9 a.m. EDT Register Now > Not all flame retardants are the same. A variety of flame retardants are necessary because materials and products that need to be made fire-resistant are … Continued

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Sustainable Polymers from Renewable Resources
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July 27, 2022
Sustainable Polymers from Renewable Resources

Polymers of all types, whether from renewable resources or not, whether recyclable or not, have a role to play in the circular economy and the quest toward net zero. Moveable items made from lightweight plastics save energy during every motion. … Continued

Polymers in Renewable Energy Applications
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June 29, 2022
Polymers in Renewable Energy Applications

Renewable energy is at the forefront of the energy policy of all major economies. The European Commission has proposed raising the renewable energy target to 40% by 2030, calling for further development of wind, water, and solar power.  In Europe, … Continued

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