Zeon Chemicals (Louisville, KY) has enhanced its low-temperature hydrogenated nitrile rubber (HNBR) to meet the needs of oil, energy, automotive, aerospace, and industrial environments. Zetpol 4310 HNBR provides low-temperature performance, mechanical properties, and improved processability, while also yielding high-temperature resistance not previously attainable with these materials. Compared to earlier-generation HNBRs, Zetpol 4310 has better processability, improved low-temperature tensile strength, reduced compression set, and improved retention of properties after aging. For more information on Zetpol 4310 HNBR, go to www.zeonchemicals.com/P1.
The Beam Store from Suitable Technologies is managed by remote workers from places as diverse as New York and Sydney, Australia. Employees attend to store visitors through Beam Smart Presence Systems (SPSs) from the company. The systems combine mobility and video conferencing and allow people to communicate directly from a remote location via a screen as well as move around as if they are actually in the room.
An MIT research team has invented what they see as a solution to the need for biodegradable 3D-printable materials made from something besides petroleum-based sources: a water-based robotic additive extrusion method that makes objects from biodegradable hydrogel composites.
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