The bilingual (German/English) JOINING PLASTICS publication exclusively covers its title subject area. Application-oriented, peer-reviewed technical articles present the latest developments and state-of-the-art for series welding and joining of plastics in pipeline, tank and machinery construction.

Issue 2 (2023) Volume 17

Issue Highlights:
New magnetic measuring method as an alternative to DSC

Experts from the German Plastics Center (SKZ) and the Magnetic Resonance and X-ray Imaging (MRB) department of Fraunhofer IIS are investigating the use of high-temperature NMR up to 300°C in a joint project. This should...

Elastoweld – Welding of composites consisting of thermoplastic elastomers and thermoplastics

Because of their good adhesion properties to technical thermoplastics (TPs), recyclability and high design freedom, thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) offer a great potential for multicomponent technology.

Investigations in order to validate a spectrometer for the characterisation of infrared radiators

The article gives an overview of the significance and influences of the radiation behaviour of infrared emitters and highlights a measuring methodology using initial experimental results. It focuses on the application of...

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