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Upcoming Events

September 3, 2019 - September 5, 2019

IRC 2019 – Innovations in Elastomer Materials and Products

IRC 2019 will take place on the revised dates of 3-5 September 2019. This conference will be a must attend event to learn about technical advances in the global rubber market. Organised by IOM3/The Polymer Society 

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Materials Innovation at MRE2018

The Materials Research Exchange & Investor Showcase (MRE2018) was held at the Business Design Centre in London on 12-13 March. In supporting this two-day event, IOM3 provided prizes for the student posters generated for the event. On display at the event was a poster competition entered by graduate research students from universities across the UK, sponsored … Continued


New Printing Technique for Strong Materials

Rotational additive manufacturing using polymer fibres could make prosthetics stronger. Ellis Davies reports. A novel circular 3D-printing method could give better control over the arrangement of short fibres in polymer matrices, which enables the creation of structural materials optimised for strength, stiffness, and damage tolerance. Developed by researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School … Continued


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