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Laser-patterned thin films that swell into kirigami-like structures offer ne...

14 April 2024

New options for making finely structured soft, flexible and expandable materials called hydrogels have been developed by researchers at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT). Their work extends the emerging field of ‘kir...

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Arkema to expand sustainable offerings at ACS 2024

14 April 2024

Arkema will showcase a wide range of solutions and technologies in support of its customers’ commitment to decarbonisation, more circularity and other sustainability goals at the 2024 American Coatings Show, April 30-May 2, in Indianapo...


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‘Global demand for emulsion polymers to exceed 13Mt in 2016’ report reveals

15 October 2012

Global demand for emulsion polymers is forecast to rise over 5%/yr to 13.3Mt (dry basis) in 2016. Advances will be fuelled by increased production of water-based paints, coatings and adhesives, which ...