Design & Manufacture

//Design & Manufacture

Victrex

2016-12-06T05:35:44+00:00

Victrex John Whitehead looks at how Victrex is successfully keeping ICI’s heritage in polymer development alive in the North West of England Figure 1. The Victrex site near Blackpool, which supplies the global market for [...]

Victrex 2016-12-06T05:35:44+00:00

Decorative Laminates: 1911-1981

2016-12-06T05:35:32+00:00

Melamine-formaldehyde surfaced laminates have proved perhaps the most durable of applications (in every sense) for the early thermosets - and certainly the most striking from an aesthetic viewpoint. This article reviews their development over nearly [...]

Decorative Laminates: 1911-1981 2016-12-06T05:35:32+00:00

Dr Jekyll & Formaldehyde

2016-12-06T05:35:34+00:00

This article first appeared in the early 1950s in Punch. We think it amusing, perceptive and well written - a refreshing change from those 'twee', trivial articles on plastics which are such a feature of [...]

Dr Jekyll & Formaldehyde 2016-12-06T05:35:34+00:00

An Overview Of The Developments In Plastic Processing

2016-11-16T08:30:36+00:00

Plastics products can be sold at prices below that of their non-plastic equivalent due to the efficiency with which they can be successfully converted into finished products, often in a single process. The importance of [...]

An Overview Of The Developments In Plastic Processing 2016-11-16T08:30:36+00:00