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A New Age of Glass for Architecture with Plastics
Daily life 3 min

A New Age of Glass for Architecture with Plastics

In times of gloomy crisis, dark future and opaque globalisation, one wishes for transparency and is not so surprised that glass architecture holds such a tremendous appeal for architects…...
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  • Golden Ball for plastics
    Daily life 6 min

    Golden Ball for plastics

    Who will be the next world football champion? This is a discussion for experts which Plastics The Mag admits that it lacks the knowledge to address. However, there is absolutely no doubt that polymers...

  • Plastics take the stage
    Daily life 4 min

    Plastics take the stage

    Polymers have succeeded in making themselves indispensable in some of the last places one might expect. In the entertainment world, their textures and colours work wonders in providing enjoyment to sp...

  • Plastics at the heart of the cars of today and the revolutions of tomorrow
    Daily life 3 min

    Plastics at the heart of the cars of today and the revolutions of tomorrow

    Loyal companions to cars for over half a century, the polymers that now account for over 20% of a vehicle’s mass actively participate in the automotive revolution. Overview and prospects for the futur...

  • Polymers absorbed by their role
    Daily life 4 min

    Polymers absorbed by their role

    The word absorption evokes liquids and sponges. However, certain materials absorb sound, impacts, heat, and even electromagnetic waves! What do they have in common? They are all made by the plastics i...

  • Sports-textiles: polymers in the lead
    Daily life 4 min

    Sports-textiles: polymers in the lead

    At a time when sport is hailed as the favourite leisure activity in France, the sports-textiles industry is a growing market fostering innovation. Take a look at the classic materials that made histor...

  • School time with plastics
    Daily life 3 min

    School time with plastics

    Plastics have found in school supplies, and particularly, in writing instruments, a permanent outlet for which the diversity and technical performance of polymers are more important than the quantitie...

  • A miraculous catch with plastics!
    Daily life 4 min

    A miraculous catch with plastics!

    The recent popularity of recreational fishing has brought with it a thorough overhaul of equipment in which plastics are widely used....

  • Plastics at the heart of the networks
    Daily life 4 min

    Plastics at the heart of the networks

    For more than fifty years, plastic materials have provided exemplary support for the extension and replacement of drinking water distribution networks....

  • A fiery temper for polymers
    Daily life 5 min

    A fiery temper for polymers

    It is commonly believed that plastics and high temperatures do not go well together! These beliefs are often misleading and unfair to the material: in fact, some polymers love the heat, to the delight...

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