• 2019 IOM3 awards announced

    IOM3
    Congratulations to this year’s winners. The winners will be presented their awards at different occasions throughout the year.
  • Training courses available at IRC2019

    IOM3
    In conjunction with this year’s IRC2019 conference, there will be an opportunity to attend various training courses on Monday 2 September 2019 held by the Rubber Division, Lord and Rubber Consultants at the Oval in London.
  • A new fibre that are both strong as metal and elastic as rubber

    Materials World magazine
    A new fibre with high elastic properties and metallic strength makes a tough material, which could be used in soft robotics or packaging. Idha Valeur reports.
  • IOM3 appoints Strategic Advisors

    IOM3
    In 2018, the Trustees of IOM3 approved the creation of a new Technical Communities Board (TCB) The TCB’s role will be to provide a catalyst for multidisciplinary activity between technical groups of IOM3. The selection process is now complete and we are pleased to announce our new Strategic Advisors.
  • Age limits in IOM3 activities

    IOM3
    IOM3 responds to the age limits in IOM3 related activities
  • IOM3 celebrates 150 years on its Inauguration Day 2019

    IOM3
    On 25 February, IOM3 celebrated 150 years since the formation of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1869. A video is now available of highlights from the day.
  • Memorabilia giveaway

    IOM3
    To celebrate the 150th anniversary year, IOM3 is giving members the opportunity to collect some memorabilia from the Institute through the decades.
  • Member survey – have your say

    IOM3
    The Institute is currently looking at ways in which it can better meet the professional needs of its members and improve the overall member experience. As part of this exercise, we will be issuing a digital member survey in the coming weeks and hope as many members as possible will complete it.
  • IRCO Student Prize Award Open

    IOM3
    Since 2016, the International Rubber Conference Organisation (IRCO) has supported an award of a Student Prize at the annual International Rubber Conference (IRC), The IRCO Student Prize will be awarded for the best student papers presented at the IRC2019 Conference, as judged by a panel of experts in the field.
  • Variations of three-layer structures. Image credit: Osaka University

    Adhering without adhesives

    Materials World magazine
    A method to adhere vulcanised rubber to plastic or other materials without an adhesive has been developed by Japanese researchers. Idha Valeur reports.

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