Topic of the Month: January 2015

Scented polymers

What fragrant plastics tell us

Bestseller or shelf warmer – the “nose factor” is crucial

Regulation of allergenic fragrances in scented toys

Masuck et al. ordered five different scented dolls from an Internet shop. Source: Masuck et al.

Beware of scented dolls

Photo: Felizitas Gemetz, ©: Fraunhofer IWM

Fragrance to increase safety

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08/31/2017

August 2017: New approaches in the recycling of old tyres

Every year, more than 1.5 billion old car tyres are taken out of service around the world. If they were stacked on top of each other, the pile of tyres would reach from the earth to the moon – about 380,000 kilometres. Up to now, one third of old tyres in Germany have been incinerated to recover energy. Scientists from Chemnitz Technical ...
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