Research

Surface treatment

Cold plasma improves bonding

Polyethylene and polypropylene adhesion properties are extremely poor, but they can be improved using cold plasma, as revealed by an experimental study Plasma is a chemically active medium which, according to its activation…

PLA

Innovation speaks Italian

A research group from the University of Milan has developed a process for producing high-performance PLA. It is a technology that promises to open up new possibilities for the use of this biopolymer

Non-toxic flame retardants

Electronics, vehicles, textiles – almost all modern-day products contain some form of plastic. Its high combustibility means it must be protected from naked flames. New techniques simplify the production of environmentally friendly flame…

Reactive textiles

A matter of nanoparticles

Brethability, waterproof, selective permeability, antibacterial and antiodor activities, and the ability to oxidize volatile organic compounds. Here are just a few properties that became attractive nanostructured membranes

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