International Polyolefins Conference
February 26 - March 1, 2017
February 26- March 1, 2017, Houston, Texas
The Medical Plastics Conference
March 7 - 8, 2017
March 7-8, 2017 Courtyard by Marriott Brussels Hotel, Avenue des Olympiades 6, 1140 Brussels
March 21 - 22, 2017
March 21-22, 2017, Scottsdale, Arizona
Penn College Embraces the PlastiVan
February 23, 2017 in PCToday
The Society of Plastics Engineers’ PlastiVan program recently visited Penn College to educate area students about the wonders of plastics and the rich career opportunities in the field.
SPE to Honor Achievements of Industry Leaders at ANTEC® 2017
February 22, 2017 in Press Release
BETHEL, CT, U.S.A., Feb. 22, 2017: SPE (Society of Plastics Engineers) will present its annual awards for outstanding contributions to the plastics industry to three distinguished individuals during SPE ANTEC® 2017.
Nike HyperAdapt Teardown: The Future is Now
February 21, 2017 in Plastics INsight
Growing up, we all dreamed of sporting a pair of Marty McFly’s AirMags. The idea of slipping on a fresh pair of self-lacing sneakers seemed, at the time, wildly far-fetched. Now, what appeared to be a distant dream, has become an exciting reality—thanks to the team at Nike.
Effects of tempering on adhesion of liquid silicone rubber to thermoplastics
Tempering improves the mechanical properties of liquid silicone rubber, but also decreases its ability to adhere to engineering thermoplastics.
Conductive polymer/silver- coated textile composites with antibacterial properties
A composite made up of a conductive polymer, poly(!italic!o!/italic!-anisidine), and metallic silver particles imparts antibacterial activity and electrical conductivity when deposited on a nonwoven textile fabric.
An improved strength tensor-based failure criterion with stress interactions
A new failure criterion includes tensor stress interaction components that can be computed using minimal experimental data depicting the slope of the failure surface at distinct stress axes intersections.