Less than one month until one of the biggest global rubber conferences comes to London

IRC2019, the global conference for the rubber industry, comes to London in early September. This year’s event will focus on technical advances in the global rubber market programme and spans across 3 days, with more than 160 talks scheduled over 4 sessions each day. IRC2019 will also commemorate the 200th anniversary of Thomas Hancock’s pioneering work with natural rubber in London.

Get talking - The value of materials failure investigation

Materials World magazine
Failure analysis demands high levels of research and accuracy, but providing value at competitive prices is increasingly challenging. DNV GL Senior Consultant Materials and IOM3 Materials Failure Investigation Group Chair, Jeffrey Stephen Jones MIMMM, discusses the importance of education and best practice.

3D imaging makes for better filtration membranes

Materials World magazine
A new 3D imaging technique is furthering knowledge of fouling with the aim of producing more advanced filtration materials. Ceri Jones finds out how.

Chemical markers improve packaging waste sorting

Materials World magazine
Chemical markers have been proven to quickly and accurately segregate food-grade plastics for recycling. Ceri Jones finds out more.

Next-generation semiconductors

Materials World magazine
Producing sharp-edged nanocrystals could help bring about the next stage in semiconductors, for advanced electronics. Ceri Jones reports.