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Recycling, storage and degradation of polymers.

Generally speaking, plastics (polymers) are thought of as quite stable when compared to other naturally produced materials as they do not rust, rot or otherwise degrade in the traditional ways. However plastics do have their own set of weaknesses which, … Continue reading

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Reprap Extruder’s: A few possible explanations.

Following on from my previous introduction to all things plastic, I thought I would try to help explain why home built plastic¬†extruder¬†act the way they do. The idea being that if you have a better understanding of the processes that … Continue reading

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A brief explanation of polymers.

I’m currently a 4th year student at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. This year im finishing off my undergrad course majoring in Materials Science and doing a minor in¬†chemistry. As part of one of my current units im studying adhesives, … Continue reading

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