Lyondell is a global leader in the manufacture of chemicals and polymers, building blocks for countless products that people around the world use every day. From our cars to our homes, from the...
Article - 18 Jan 2006
Temperature-Programmed Desorption (TPD) is one of the most widely used and flexible techniques for characterizing the acid sites on oxide surfaces.
Article - 3 Nov 2009
The estimated measuring time, along with the reliability and significance of the results often plays an important role in almost any analytical question. Analyses for quality assurance must often be...
Article - 1 Aug 2010
QPAC® 40 polypropylene carbonate and QPAC® 25 polyethylene carbonate are used as organic binders in several nanoparticle related applications. Details of these applications and properties of these...
Article - 13 May 2008
This article focuses on using nano-TA for the evaluation of the nucleating effect of xGnP on a bio-polymer, poly(L-lactic acid), and on relating modifications in polymer's morphology to changes in the...
Article - 25 Feb 2008
This article examines the imaging of organic compounds, both natural and synthetic examples, such as alkanes, alkane derivatives and aromates using atomic force microscopy
Article - 13 Feb 2008
This article investigates the thermal properties of three-layer BOPP films and uses nano-TA to investigate the transition temperature of the skin layer in cross-section and the the effect of ageing on...
Article - 7 Dec 2005
Silica thin films templated by two triblock copolymers (P123 and F127) from the pluronics family and having the p6m two dimensional symmetry were investigated by X-ray Reflectivity (XR) before and...
Article - 19 Aug 2004
Researcher's at NIST have found that the addition of carbon nanotubes to polypropylene can eliminate the problem of die swell as well as increase the processing rate during extrusion. Posted August 19...
Article - 16 Dec 2003
General Motors and supplier partners Basell, Southern Clay Products and Blackhawk Automotive Plastics have teamed up to produce a nanocomposite TPO-based step-assist. Posted September 5 2001