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Food safe detectable/x-ray visible plastic

Plastic has the combined characteristics of being 'magnetically detectable' with the additional benefit of being 'x-ray visible'



Novel sintered porous plastic encourages in-vitro cell culture growth

Found to offer advantages over established Petri dish methods as well as the ceramic substrates traditionally used



Process Delivers Highly Uniform Plastic Parts

Porvair Filtration Group has developed expertise to offer optimum manufacturing solutions of sintered porous plastic components using a wide range of cGMP manufacturing techniques.



New Porous Plastic Moulding Technology

Drawing upon over 30 years experience - Porvair Filtration Group has developed expertise to offer optimum manufacturing solutions of sintered porous plastic components using a wide range of cGMP manufacturing techniques.



Microbial answer to plastic pollution?

Fragments of plastic in the ocean are not just unsightly but potentially lethal to marine life. Coastal microbes may offer a smart solution to clean up plastic contamination, according to researchers.



CDC plastic casing

Continental's SANITRX series of sanitary rupture discs are now shipped from the factory enclosed in specially designed, clear, plastic cases.



Edible packaging made from food by-products reduces use of plastic

University of California food scientist Professor John Krochta has developed an edible food coating derived from the dairy by-product whey.



Polymeric colourants drive new plastic designs

Smartboxes is part of the Farish Associates Design Consultancy Group that specialises in creating and manufacturing customised plastic and cardboard products for the travel industry, coffee shops, and retailers.



Plastic Chains

Rexnord introduced its Platinum Series plastic material for conveyor chains and belts. These chains, in grey coloured PS material, offer benefits due to the increase in speed with PV values of more than 50percent higher than conventional acetal materials.



Plastic coatings provide a grease barrier for paper and board

Douglas McNeill examines the optimum solution for the use of paper and paperboard packaging for fatty products.



Legislation safeguards against plastic monomers and additives contact

The intention of EU food contact materials legislation is to keep food safe and unadulterated by requiring that materials coming into contact with food do not transfer their constituents into food and endanger human health or affect food quality. For plastics this is achieved by ensuring all substances used in food contact plastics is assessed before approval. Andrew Burgess reports.



plastic consumables

Manufacture of precision plastic consumables by Treff is carried out by automated processes and is ISO 9001:2000 certified.



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