Though relatively new, plastic materials have been responsible for decisive advances in society in just a few decades. Their presence in our daily lives provides convenience, safety and functionality. Innovation in plastic materials continues to make incredible strides to provide a response to social challenges arising in areas of society: health, environment, industry, mobility, smart cities and more.
The current trend of developing environmentally friendly products leads researchers to look for alternative materials in a variety of applications. Wood Plastic Composite (WPC) is becoming
AIMPLAS generates new knowledge and technologies that can be transferred to companies in order to help them to increase their effectiveness and competitiveness. AIMPLAS has […]
Plastronics is a new research and development line in the field of electronics that includes the incorporation of electronic components in plastic materials, the development of flexible electronics and the use of conductive materials based on polymers from organic and hybrid materials.
Valencia’s new lighthouse is a good example of composites potential role in the construction sector. This is a unique project as the new lighthouse has […]
Compounding includes actions intended to physically or chemically modify a polymer adding substances in order to provide the polymer with features it lacked before. AIMPLAS […]
About 40% of whey is thrown away and managed as food industry waste On average, the cheese making process generates 9 tonnes of whey for […]
The development of a product is divided into 4 phases: Study of materials Analysis of the applicable regulations Design Industralisation Study of materials The study […]
Luis Roca, Head of Compounding at AIMPLAS talks about the advantages of natural fibre polymer reinforcement in his exclusive interview with Smithers Rapra. Roca, who […]