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Reinforced concrete: Why XRF analysis holds the key to the perfect mixture

by | 26 May 2022

The ability to accurately analyze chlorine and sulfur levels is a gamechanger for this most timeless of composite materials. France, 1858. As dawn breaks, the engineer Joseph Lambot anxiously launches his odd-looking boat into the water. Unlike most other vessels of the time, the boat is made not of wood, but of iron encased in […]

Reinforced concrete: Why XRF analysis holds the key to the perfect mixture
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Layer by layer: How to optimize additive manufacturing with better materials characterization

by | 25 May 2022

Additive manufacturing (AM), commonly known as 3D printing, can seem like something out of a sci-fi movie – but thanks to the latest technologies, it’s very much a reality today! AM techniques are increasingly popular in industrial production, for both metal and polymer products. Of course, this makes accurate characterization of these raw materials more […]

Layer by layer: How to optimize additive manufacturing with better materials characterization
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Endocrine Disruptors

by | 24 May 2022

How do we make sure that the agrochemicals, drugs, chemicals and consumer products that we are introducing into our environment are safe for the future? This is a problem which concerns regulatory bodies across the world like the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development). As we look to use knowledge gained in the past […]

Endocrine Disruptors