2809, 2022

How Processing Parameters Affect Part Quality – SPE Carolina Section

September 28th, 2022|Polymers Center Events|

When plastic parts are injection molded, the processor’s job is to maintain the natural attributes of the selected polymer and associated fillers, while producing high-quality parts at a profit. This can be easier said than done because plastics are subjected to high temperatures, pressures, and shear rates during the [...]

1608, 2022

Breaking The Mold – Introducing The sensXPERT® Solution

August 16th, 2022|Plastic Industry Events|

New technology that can increase production efficiency by 30%. The NETZSCH Group has developed a data-driven solution designed for the plastics industry to help increase productivity in real-time. SensXPERT® combines integrated hardware with reaction kinetic material analysis and AI to create transparency during the manufacturing process. The solution offers [...]

108, 2022

Flexural Modulus And Tensile Strength Testing

August 1st, 2022|Polymer Testing|

The Polymers Center Material Science Lab has the capabilities of running both the Flexural Modulus test per ASTM D790 and the Tensile Strength test per ASTM D638. The ASTM, or American Society for Testing & Materials, is the standard that our facility follows for our testing services. The Flexural [...]

606, 2022

Paulson ProMolder 2 Seminar Begins At The Polymers Center

June 6th, 2022|Plastics Injection Molding|

Starting today, June 6th, 2022, Todd Bryant is leading the Paulson ProMolder™ 2 seminar at The Polymers Center. This five-day, hands-on injection molding class explores injection molding - the materials used, the process, and evaluation of molded parts. It is taught in two parts. The first module investigates the plastics [...]

606, 2022

Join The Polymers Center At The Following 2022 Trade Shows

June 6th, 2022|Polymers Center Events|

The Polymers Center will be exhibiting at the following trade shows. Visit us at these locations and discuss your projects with our polymer experts. IME SOUTH 2022: Co-Located Events: ANTEC® 2022 & PLASTEC® South June 14-16, 2022 Charlotte, NC Charlotte Convention Center ANTEC 2022 SPE is hosting ANTEC® 2022, in-person, [...]

2305, 2022

Sealing Wounds Quickly And Effectively With Polymer-Based Adhesive That Mimics Barnacles

May 23rd, 2022|Polymer Manufacturing|

The most commonly used method for sealing wounds is suturing. However, in emergency situations, sutures are not the best option because they take a long time to apply. For years, scientists have been working on alternative methods for sealing wounds. Other methods and materials used to stop bleeding have been [...]

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