Rubberwood hybrid composite

Rubberwood composite – chip off a new block

Materials World magazine
A hybrid particleboard composite may address the rising demand for rubberwood in the developing world – and help lower prices of indigenous raw materials.

Spotlight – Analysis and testing for better materials

Materials World magazine
As the molecular weight, distribution and structure of complex polymers is revealed, we look at some of the equipment making these discoveries possible.

Superiority complex – high-grade iron ore deposits

Materials World magazine
A public discussion has erupted in Australia about the origin of high-grade iron ore deposits derived from Precambrian banded iron formations (BIFs).
COMAN humanoid robot

When in Rome... innovating out of recession

Materials World magazine
With a declining GDP and a rising unemployment rate, Italy is facing testing times. Nevertheless, there are signs of promise, with exports rising and a number of companies innovating their way out of recession.
person working on an automotive part

End of the road - End of Life Vehicles Disassembly event report

Materials World magazine
How easy is it to reclaim component materials from a car at the end of its life? Materials World found out at the Materials KTN innovation workshop.