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We look at plastics made from sugarcane, milk and a range of other biomass sources.
Chris Berry, Manager of Medical Device Physical Testing at Smithers Pira, UK, talks to Ellis Davies about the company’s new medical device testing facility.
Trisha Rice, Vice President and General Manager of materials science solutions at Thermo Fisher Scientific, talks to Ellis Davies about the HeliScan MicroCT Imaging System.
Simon Frost charts the history of the favoured materials in applications where strength, stiffness and low weight are key.
Natalie Daniels talks to Bruce Margetts about his career in plastics packaging, the challenges facing the industry and why Brexit might not be a bad thing for it.
Anna Ploszajski delves into the history of one of mankind’s longest used natural resources.
Ed Littlewood, Marketing Manager of the Medical Dental Products Division at Renishaw, UK, talks to Ellis Davies about using additive manufacturing to create surgical guides and implants.
Natalie Daniels speaks to Debra Carr CEng FIMMM about her time working at the MoD and how materials in helmets and body armour are evolving
From the playthings of the ancient Mesoamericans to Wellington boots, car tyres to hot water bottles, natural and synthetic rubber has a rich and storied history, as Anna Ploszajski finds out
Ellis Davies talks to Goodfish Group’s Business Development Manager Paul Groenestein about the Goodfish Group, and the possible effects of Brexit on UK injection moulding