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CompaFid PPS compound added to DimeLika Plast’s product range

DimeLika Plast has expanded its portfolio with a high-strength material, the semi-crystalline high-performance plastic PPS (polyphenylene sulphide). CompaFid compounds are available in standard market modifications. The standard range includes glass fibre-reinforced and glass fibre/mineral-reinforced models based on ‘linear’ and ‘cross-linked’ PPS base polymers.

“We can also make ...
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3D printing meta-materials: combining multi-materials at the print head to produce almost any properties

Combining different polymers in different combinations per layer of 3D printed material, is leading to the development of an entirely new palette of materials. Justin Cunningham reports.

Mixing materials is certainly nothing new. Samurai swordsmiths knew that to make the famous katana swords used by its warriors, it needed to combine several steels in various layers to produce the ...
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Autonomous humanoid robot

An autonomous humanoid robot has been developed under a joint project between academia and industry. The open platform robot was developed by The University of Bonn’s Autonomous Intelligent Systems ...  Watch Video

Graphene's potential

Stronger than a diamond yet a million times thinner than a human hair, the properties of ...  Read Blog Entry

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