Thermally Conductive Polymer Compounds: Explained by Radical Materials

There is a growing demand for thermal management of components, devices and systems in established and emerging areas such as electronics, LED lighting and battery technology/e-powertrain. Metals are traditionally utilised here for applications such as heat sinks, housings and covers, but there are drawbacks and limitations to their use and alternative materials offering new design … Continued

IKA’s New compact recirculating chiller

/// IKA is launching a new device class, with the RC 2 lite Staufen, April 12, 2021 – IKA is adding a new device class to its portfolio of recirculating chillers. The RC 2 lite is elegant, compact and powerful and is a perfect addition to rotary evaporators, reflux coolers and cold traps. The RC 2 … Continued

Unmissable Advanced Materials Conference Programme and Expert Speakers Announced

Europe’s leading event for the advanced materials industry, The Advanced Materials Show, has released details of its conference programme for 2021 featuring exclusive insight and leading global speakers. The two-track conference, taking place on the 7th – 8th July 2021 at the NEC, Birmingham, is free-to-attend and will bring together a highly focused audience, all … Continued

Goodfellow’s Inspiring Materials Podcast reaches more than 60K downloads

Leading research materials supplier, Goodfellow, is celebrating after its new materials podcast – the Materials Inside Podcast – has reached more than 60,000 downloads since launching a month ago. The series, which has been created with researchers, developers, and STEM students in mind, is ideal for anyone with an interest in the science behind materials, … Continued

IKA recognized as top innovator

/// Staufen SME scores in scientific selection procedure Staufen, 08 March 2021 – Prize-winning innovative power: IKA Werke in Staufen has received the 2021 TOP 100 seal, an award focused on recognizing innovative SMEs. This marks the fifth time the manufacturer of laboratory, analysis, and process technology has received the coveted award. In the TOP … Continued

Magnetic Properties of Ceramic Minerals – Bunting Magnetics Europe Ltd

Magnetic minerals and fine iron have plagued ceramic producers since the first glazed pot was produced many thousands of years ago. Early ceramicists adopted elaborate and colourful patterns to cover any imperfections caused by such contamination. Over time, the demand for white or single coloured ceramic products increased, making disguising any imperfection increasingly difficult. Ceramic producers … Continued

Nano-additives For Electrically Conductive Polymers: Explained By Radical Materials

A brief introduction into the application of nano-additives within electrically conductive polymers. For certain applications, it is often desirable to combine the traditional advantages of polymers with electrical conductivity ranging from static dissipation through to conduction and EMI/RFI shielding. Applications for such polymers are evident in industries such as automotive, aerospace, defence, electronics and battery … Continued

Malvern Panalytical’s new Aeris: a compact XRD system making a big impact

Malvern Panalytical, a leading analytical instruments and services supplier, launches a new version of its Aeris compact X-ray diffractometer (XRD). Aeris is a small-footprint system with a big heart, and even bigger ambitions. This new version contains capabilities previously only seen in much larger systems, powering exciting leaps forward in scientific progress. Building on the … Continued

Bridging the Gap with Green Graphene by Goodfellow

Special feature: Nixene Publishing interview with Goodfellow’s Technical Manager, Dr. Aphrodite Tomou For its March 2021 edition, Nixene Publishing’s special feature is an interview with Goodfellow’s own Dr. Aphrodite Tomou. The piece by Debbie Nelson sets out to explore what Dr. Tomou has been working on and how she is trying to bridge the gap … Continued