Afyon clay deposit, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey

Making clay the Afyon way

A new deposit of clay from the Afyon province in Western Turkey could be the answer to the country’s growing tile industry.

Vitreous Enamellers join IOM3

The Institute of Vitreous Enamellers has joined IOM3 as IVE: The Vitreous Enamellers' Society, a new group within the Institute's Surface Engineering Division.

IWSc: The Wood Technology Society Launch Conference

IWSc Executive Advisor Duncan King reports on the inaugural conference of IWSc: The Wood Technology Society (WTS) at IOM3.
Wooden packaging containers

Misunderstood wood in food packaging

A novel microbiological testing method could promote wood’s use as a food packaging material, according to a group of French researchers.

Radiation as a cure for adhesives?

Radiation could be used to cure adhesives in the manufacture of wood composite panels in a way that could reduce energy consumption and offer an alternative to formaldehyde-emitting adhesives.