The SPE Library contains thousands of papers, presentations, journal briefs and recorded webinars from the best minds in the Plastics Industry. Spanning almost two decades, this collection of published research and development work in polymer science and plastics technology is a wealth of knowledge and information for anyone involved in plastics.
A new kind of solar cell, made of doped polymers, promises efficiencies competitive with those of conventional silicon solar cells, and is cheaper to fabricate.
The toughness, stiffness, and strength of eco-friendly polymers can be modified without significantly affecting optical clarity.
Injection molding makes it possible to better control the structural alterations in microcellular foam, which can result in minimal material property changes for plastic parts.
Composite polymers based on bioresins have attractive advantages, but require additional research for use in foodstuff industries.
A new class of high-clay-content nanocomposites not only combines transparency, stiffness, and good damping properties but are also easier to test than their conventional counterparts.
Flow-reversal experiments and x-ray analysis show that the morphology of polymer nanocomposites evolves in time during and after processing.
Biopolymers are a growing and useful sector of the plastics industry but are not a substitute for conventional polymers.
Applying a combination of techniques to characterize polypropylene nanocomposites reveals critical aspects of the data analysis and sources of misinterpretation
Applying different gas pressures at the melt stage improves parts production by controlling foaming and viscosity.
A technique based on differential scanning calorimetry assesses the health of valuable pipes and fittings more accurately and quantitatively than current methods that use aggressive chemicals.
Food product quality can be improved using a statistical approach to modeling barrier properties for packaging materials based on experimental data.
Significant structural and mechanical alterations can be caused by temperature changes associated with fabrication at very small dimensions, but they can also be mitigated through the use of low-thermally-conductive molds.
An energy-absorption approach to the design of protective panels produces polymeric materials that can withstand fire, smoke, and toxicity.
A novel experimental setup for producing foams offers the advantages of simplicity and improved properties over conventional means of fabrication.
A liquid crystalline polymer is dispersed in a polyamide matrix in order to improve mold quality replication and reduce process costs.
A technology that promises cost-effective and convergent manufacturing approaches for both macro and micro applications still has a way to go.
High-intensity light pulses provide a means of making nanoscale modifications to electrode surfaces that is fast, inexpensive, and green.
Polystyrene nanocomposites incorporating phosphonium-modified montmorillonite and a variety of polar compatibilizers have useful mechanical properties.
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ANTEC 2016 - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA May 23-25, 2016. [On-line].
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