Material of the month – Polycarbonate

From buildings and cars to music and kitchenware, this month, Anna Ploszajski looks at the recyclable plastic polycarbonate

Obituary – Frank Paine

Frank Paine was former Director of the Packaging Division at PIRA International, author of several packaging textbooks and former Editor in Chief of Packaging Technology & Science

Director of 3D printing company Layer talks about developments in the industry

Ellis Davies talks to Benjamin Hubert, Director and founder of Layer, about the development of the lab’s inaugural project, GO, a 3D-printed wheelchair.

Ensuring gas quality in thermal processes

Stephen Harrison and Kim Chapman discuss the problems with gas quality, particularly within glass and ceramics production

The metals critical list

Which metals could be in dangerously short supply in five or 10 years’ time and how do we know? Guy Richards reports