Blog 2018-01-03T11:47:34+00:00
301, 2018

Optimize Product Design and Manufacturability With Moldex3D

January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Injection Molding|Tags: , , |

Moldex3D is a leading software program for the plastic injection molding industry. Moldex3D can simulate a wide range of plastics injection molding processes allowing the viewer to see how the material fills the mold, how the gate freezes off during the packing phase, what happens as the material cools, the [...]

512, 2017

Polymers Center Presents New Technologies and Capabilities to SPE

December 5th, 2017|Categories: Polymers Center News|Tags: , |

On November 13th, the Polymer Center of Excellence was provided the opportunity to present the center’s SPE members. We were able to explain our material sampling, our material and additive compounding, and our materials analysis capabilities. Attendees were able to learn about the latest in polymers technology, including injection [...]

711, 2017

The Polymers Center Welcomes New Materials Science Associate

November 7th, 2017|Categories: Polymers Center News|Tags: , , , |

A very warm welcome to our new Materials Science Associate, Yiro Shimabukuro! Yiro comes to us from Florida where he received his BS in Chemistry at Florida Atlantic University. After FAU, he decided to undertake research in a polymer/analytical lab focusing on the thermal and spectral analysis of thin films [...]

310, 2017

Microban Utilizes the Polymers Center for R&D

October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Industry Partners|Tags: , , , |

As part of the North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP) program, the Polymers Center seeks to improve the competitiveness of North Carolina manufacturers. In this video we highlight one of our customers, Microban, to show how they use the Polymers Center for R&D activities including: Compounding trials Evaluation of new [...]