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Sesotec Flake Scan System – The Newest Addition to the Polymer Center

The Polymer Center recently started up our newest piece of equipment, the Sesotec Flake Scan System. Sesotec out of Germany is one of the leading manufacturers of optical sorting systems, material analysis and detection systems. With the FLAKE SCAN unit the Polymers Center can now provide the perfect solution to analyze samples for polymer types, [...]

By |2021-09-20T12:32:04-04:00May 28th, 2021|Polymers Center News|Comments Off on Sesotec Flake Scan System – The Newest Addition to the Polymer Center

Giving Back to the Community – Supporting Senior Design Projects at UNC

For the past several years, The Polymers Center has donated funds to UNC Charlotte in support of Senior Design Projects. With our donations, UNC Charlotte engineering students can be innovative and creative in completing their projects, developing skills they will use in the workforce. This year’s team consisted of six engineering students, Liam Childers, David [...]

By |2021-07-26T10:35:01-04:00April 28th, 2021|Polymers Center News|Comments Off on Giving Back to the Community – Supporting Senior Design Projects at UNC

Polymers Center Presents New Technologies and Capabilities to SPE

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 molding simulations and 3D scanning [...]

By |2020-11-03T16:12:55-05:00December 5th, 2017|Polymers Center News|Comments Off on Polymers Center Presents New Technologies and Capabilities to SPE

The Polymers Center Welcomes New Materials Science Associate

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 using Raman spectroscopy as [...]

By |2020-11-03T16:13:48-05:00November 7th, 2017|Polymers Center News|Comments Off on The Polymers Center Welcomes New Materials Science Associate
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