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Future Trends in Polymer Synthesis

The polymer synthesis process is at the heart of materials development for most polymer based materials used in our world today. The other source is nature. Polymer synthesis involves the creation of long-chain molecules that can be used in a variety of applications. The process is typically done using chemical reactions and can be used to create synthetic polymers. As …

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Roll to Roll Coating in Electronics Manufacturing

There are many applications for roll to roll coating in electronics. Roll to roll (R2R) coating is a process in which a continuous substrate is coated with material by passing it through a series of rollers and drying/curing ovens. This method can be used in the electronics industry to produce some layers of flexible circuits, flat panel displays, solar cells, …

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The Advantages of Custom Polymer Synthesis in the R&D Process

Polymer synthesis is the process of creating molecules or macromolecules from small molecules, or monomers. It involves the linking together of monomers to form polymers. Polymers can have various properties, depending on the monomers used in their synthesis. Synthetic polymers are highly adaptable, which is one of the key reasons they are so useful. By tailoring the structure of the …

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The Basics of Polymer Synthesis

This post is intended to provide insight as to the basics of polymer synthesis in the product development process. National Polymer is an expert in the field and can provide cost effective methods to help you effectively and efficiently reach your research and development goals. Before diving into polymer synthesis, let’s talk about the basics of polymers. In its simplest …

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The Roll to Roll Coating Process: Interesting Facts and Figures

This post is intended to provide interesting facts and figures as it pertains to the roll to roll coating process. From key market indicators (like electronics), to the general state of the union for the R2R segment. Let’s take a look. The roll-to-roll coating process involves several rollers, which wind the substrate material over and through these rollers as it …

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Leveraging R&D Tax Credits for Business Success

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” —Steve Jobs It has long been known that new and improved products or services are critical for the long-term survival of any business. Look at the automobile industry. Look at how HDTVs have evolved. Look at the mobile phone market. Look at how music is distributed and consumed today compared to past …

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Specialty Adhesives: Design and Formulation

Recent developments in UV light curing technology Hybrid vs. Dual Cure Adhesive Technology Prior to advent of advanced curing technology, hybrid adhesives were the first evolution of improved specialty adhesives performance.  Hybrid adhesives cure through a multi-step process, often using a drying phase followed by a curing phase. More recently, various curing techniques have been employed to improve the adhesive …

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Roll to Roll Coating Development — The Path to Success!

National Polymer Roll to Roll Coating Development Services combines skilled product development and engineering expertise with specialized methodologies to create roll to roll coated products ranging from very straight forward applications to the most technically challenging. Our team has a successful track record of handling very complex development projects that lead to effective commercialization for our clients. Roll to Roll …

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Formulation Services: What to Know

Achieve successful product outcomes utilizing formulation services, formulation development, and formulation chemistry Formulation services, sometimes referred to as formulation chemistry or formulation development, is a segment of chemistry that addresses the formation of a compound. Compounded materials are pervasive in the products we use everyday and include pharmaceuticals, paints, inks, composites, plastics, concrete, and more. Even the oatmeal you had …

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Polymer Product Development: The National Polymer Approach

There are many companies that operate in the broad field of polymeric materials, some specializing in manufacturing, others in product testing or product development, while still others may conduct “pure” research. There are also many companies that operate across a range of these activities, optimizing their equipment and human resource allocations as their needs dictate. While every company’s strategy is …