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19 Mixing it up in the lab Designed to speed up compound development, laboratory compounders are increasingly being used for sampling and small batch production. Peter Mapleston reviews the latest developments.


31 Flame retardants trend to sustainability Demand for fire retardants continues to grow, driven in large part by


the growing use of automotive electronics, but formulators are seeking more sustainable solutions, writes Peter Mapleston.


47 Additives take on the counterfeiters Product counterfeiting is a significant and growing challenge but


covert taggants embedded in plastics components provide a means of protection. Jennifer Markarian finds out more.


57 Getting to grips with the weather Understanding the effects of the elements is crucial to finding the


appropriate plastics compound for the right application. Mark Holmes find out how accelerated weathering tools can assist.


67 Plasmonic protection from UV US-firm Stabilization Technologies claims its plasmonic UV absorbers


offer a new and more sustainable option in terms of UV protection. Mark Holmes finds out more.


78 Diary


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