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Spanish technology centre
18 May 2018 en Technology Watch
The internet of things, commonly abbreviated as IoT, is a very general term. To talk about the industrial applications of the IoT we talk about IIoT, which is the quintessence of Industry 4.0, so is very ambitious to summarize in a few...
Spanish technology centre
15 May 2018 en Additive Manufacturing
From 28 May to 1 June, AIMPLAS will take part in a new edition of ADDIT3D at Bilbao Exhibition Centre. There, the centre will expose its capabilities for the improvement and functionalization of thermoplastic materials through projects...
Institute of Plastic Technology
08 May 2018 en Innovation, Nanomaterials, Training in plastics
AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, closed last week the second edition of an international seminar on plastic materials that had around 130 attendees from different countries. 
Institute of Plastic Technology
07 May 2018 en Analysis and Testing
AIMPLAS has recently included new equipment for the performance of accelerated artificial ageing tests that increase the capacities in this field, in order to provide a better service to companies of different sectors in the plastics...
Spanish technology centre
03 May 2018 en Automotive and Transport
The second consortium meeting of the RECOTRANS Project, coordinated by AIMPLAS, was held on the 9th March, in coincidence with its 6 months of live.
The objective of this project is to create a new manufacturing system for obtaining multi-...
Institute of Plastic Technology
26 April 2018 en Innovation, Packaging
From the 1st February, AIMPLAS is coordinating the project NEMOSINE, which will help to preserve sociocultural memories of the European Cultural Heritage. 
Institute of Plastic Technology
20 April 2018 en Food sector
Bisphenol A (2,2-bis(4-hydroxyphenyl) propane (BPA) (No CAS 80-05-7)) is a chemical substance widely used to manufacture materials for food contact. An example of material in which BPA is used is polycarbonate, which is rigid and durable...
Spanish technology centre
16 April 2018 en Innovation, Technology Watch
The concept of ‘Industry 4.0’ is based on the idea of the fourth industrial revolution, a revolution which leads us to a new and more-developed scenario that integrates the industrial value chain and involves new organization, management ...
Spanish technology centre
10 April 2018 en Bioplastics
The importance of biobased materials is still growing in the European textile and plastic converting industries. Each year, new applications are being developed imposing increasingly stringent demands on mechanical properties, durability...
Institute of Plastic Technology
05 April 2018 en Environment
In recent years, the legislation regulating waste management has focused on reducing the environmental impact in packages and their wastes with specific provisions that foster the use of compostable bags, such as the French directive that...

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