Member Since: September 18, 2012 Iron
Rob Krebs, Director of Market Innovations, American Chemistry Council (ACC) Plastics Division, converts the latest in plastics engineering and technical innovations into common sense for the general public, media, businesses and advocates. As a PRSA Thoth Award winner Rob matches his 20 years' experience as a national spokesperson with a detailed understanding of the sciences of plastics and chemistry - and - the future of the field. He created some of the first<
http://www.greenbuildingsolutions.org> and primary< http://www.plastics-car.com> websites, social media properties< http://www.facebook.com/plasticcar> and publications< http://www.americanchemistry.com/s_greenbuilding/sec.asp?CID=2151&DID=8989> for the discipline and produced a hundred TV news segments< http://www.freesciencenews.org/Compilation_07/Pos_Media_Proj_07.html> about the field including the use of plastics in building and construction< http://www.freesciencenews.org/housing/play.php>, architecture< http://www.freesciencenews.org/GBSVirtualTours/rigidfoam.swf>, automotive< http://www.freesciencenews.org/PlasticCarSafety/play.php>, packaging< http://www.freesciencenews.org/2009_Food_San_Diego/SanDiego.htm>, medicine< http://www.freesciencenews.org/HealthyBaby08/Healthy_Baby_wTOC.htm>, and electronics. During his tenure at the Plastics Division of ACC, Rob played a significant national media role in raising the approval rating for the industry over the last fifteen years, representing a shift in the opinions of tens of millions of Americans.
A small team of engineers has created a tackling dummy robot that's comparable to training with human players on the football field.
Several plastics and elastomers have come out recently for different parts of cars, as well as for multi-material medical devices and for onboard base station antenna components.
Work in embedding conductive materials into commercially available yarn could lead to energy textiles that store power for use.
A ball bearing developed for turbofan engines by FAG Aerospace of Germany and MTU Aero Engines could have other uses such as turbines, pumps, and gearbox stages.
Fifty-six-year-old Pasquale Russo has been doing metalwork for more than 30 years in a tiny southern Italy village. Many craftsmen like him brought with them fabrication skills when they came from the Old World to America.
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