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Plastics for the holidays!
Daily life 4 min

Plastics for the holidays!

The end-of-year holidays are the perfect time for lovers of creative hobbies and ace decorators alike, to let their creativity shine through. Gilt, lights, and so much more, brighten up the holiday se...
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  • Sports-textiles: polymers in the lead
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    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
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    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!
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    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
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    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
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    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...

  • Polymers take centre stage
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    Polymers take centre stage

    Champions of design and mobility, plastics bend to all the whims of event organisers aiming to captivate an increasingly demanding public....

  • Polymers help pets and other creatures
    Daily life 5 min

    Polymers help pets and other creatures

    The animal cause has been heard, as evidenced by the many countries who have integrated it into their legislative arsenal. Animal welfare is almost second nature to plastics, so much so that they even...

  • Plastics: from floor to ceiling
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    Plastics: from floor to ceiling

    Praised for their durability and ease of maintenance, vinyl coverings have long been confined to public spaces. As their design and quality have evolved, they have ended up in much more prestigious sp...

  • Breaking through barriers of the impossible
    Daily life 5 min

    Breaking through barriers of the impossible

    There are many, and sometimes spectacular, innovations to help disabled people to live their daily lives. It is time to beam the spotlight on these technological innovations that would not have been p...

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