A new materials guide from Bayer Polymers may be just what the doctor ordered. Bayer High-Performance Polymers for Medical Applications gives an overview of how the company's thermoplastics can be used in a range of medical applications. In addition to providing general product information, the booklet addresses biocompatibility testing, sterilization methods, chemical resistance, and other material characteristics important in a medical setting. For a copy, visit http://rbi.ims.ca/3848-520.
The new composites manufacturing innovation center is intended to be a source of grand challenges for industry, like the kind that got us to the moon under JFK. These aren't the words its new CEO Craig Blue used, but that's the idea and the vision behind the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI).
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.