News : Polymer

23March2017

iia Newsletter

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11February2015

IRaP 2014. Further documents and information.

Conference: 11th Ionizing and Radiation and Polymers (4th IRAP) Place: Jeju Kal Hotel, Jeju Korea.    Conference Date: 05 – 09 October 2014. The IRaP meeting is an important scientific meeting which focuses on ionizing radiation and its application in polymer science. The conference has been held every two years since 1994. The latest conference was […]

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10October2014

iia Awards at IRaP

iia gave two awards at IRaP 2014 which draws to a conclusion today. The event was hosted by KAERI in Korea. The first iia award was conferred on Joon-Pyo Jeun, a researcher of the Korean Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) from Korea who has developed a radiation based alternative technique for the production of carbon […]

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12May2014

Ionizing Radiation and Polymers

Elsevier published a new book entitled Ionizing Radiation and Polymers – Principles, Technology and Applications written by Jiri George Drobny. This book presents the fundamentals of radiation chemistry, the equipment as well as the applications.  For more information click here.

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27February2014

Crosslinking Plastics: A Radiant Future for Materials Properties

An article with this title appeared in the December 2013 edition of Kunststoffe International. The article was based on an interview with Andreas Ostrowicki, Managing Director of Beta Gamma Services GmbH (iia member) and Uwe Stenglin founder of PTS Plastic Technologie Services. The BGS website can be wiewed here: BGS website

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31May2007

Expanding The Limits – New Crosslinking Applications For The Automotive Industry

Joachim Gehring of BGS Beta-Gamma-Service, Germany presented this paper at IMRP 2006 in Kuala Lumpur. It is now available on the iia website, along with other business presentations. Irradiation of crosslinked components for industrial mass-production vehicles has been widely accepted for a long time because of the excellent cost to performance ratio. For example in […]

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