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Plastic Innovation: Tesco’s Big Step for Recycling

There are plastic innovations left, right and centre, but this one has caught a lot of people’s eye. Maybe because Tesco is such a large, influential company and this step is the first of its kind for Supermarkets. What Did … Continue reading

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TPV: Is It Rubber or Plastic?

TPV is the new material which has bridged the gap between plastics and rubber. Increasingly designers are turning to TPV as their material of choice, but why is this hybrid becoming so popular? What is TPV? TPV, also known by … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Prime Polymers Containing Recycled Content

A prime polymer is the natural source of the polymer; this means it will be the pure form of the polymer. Whereas when a prime polymer contains recycled content, it is using polymers that have been previously used. Historically, recycled … Continue reading

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PVC vs PVCu – What’s the difference?

PVC and PVCu are two common plastic polymers for use in everyday life, but some people are unaware they these polymers have many similarities but are also very different in the properties that they hold. PVC PVC is the most … Continue reading

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Plastic Innovation – The Protective “Goo”

There are always plenty of innovations happening in the world of plastics, but one that recently caught our eye was this protective “goo”. It may seem a little odd, but the science behind this new product is incredibly clever. What … Continue reading

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What is the Plastic Extrusion Process?

Plastics can take many different forms and have a variety of properties, but all end products start off as the raw material: resin. The process can be complicated and take many forms, but there are a few basic steps which … Continue reading

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The UK Launches Innovation Hub to Tackle Single Use Plastic Waste

In May 2018, the UK launched a plastic innovation hub along with other Commonwealth countries. The UK will play a leading role in the designing and the implication of the framework that this hub will use. The Issue with Single-Use … Continue reading

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How are Plastics used in Automotive and what are the benefits?

Plastics have been used in the automotive industry for many years, affording many benefits and in fact the frequent innovations in plastics have been a large factor for the advances in the automotive industry. Plastics have so many useful properties … Continue reading

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How plastic has increased safety in different industries

There are innovations in the plastics industry all the time, this allows the material to be constantly improving and become more and more useful for industries. One of the largest impacts plastic has made is actually in safety and the … Continue reading

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Why are plastics essential in medicine?

Plastics have had a revolutionary impact on the medical industry, making procedures simpler and safer. They have been a contributing factor in reduced medical costs, a reduction in infectious diseases and have improved forms of pain management. Sterility Plastics completely … Continue reading

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