Ninth International PVC Conference report

A report on the 9th international PVC conference held in Brighton on 26-28 April 2005

Face on - biomedical applications of superplastic forming

In the second of two articles looking at superplastic forming in the UK, Richard Curtis reports on work being carried out at King’s College London and in Japan that has enabled the formation of complex medical and dental prostheses.

PPE05 - High technology: all things great and small

A report on the biennial Polymer Process Engineering event.

Extended brief - the growth of superplastic forming

Superplastic forming is a process that has been used since the 1960s for manufacturing complex, lightweight and strong components. In the first of two articles looking at the process, Materials World reviews the commercial growth of the technique in the UK and its use in the transport sector.