News

  • Dr. Dharia presented a paper at SPE-ANTEC 2008 – “Novel method to determine strength and elasticity of thermoplastics at elevated temperatures and strain rates”
  • August 2007 – University of North Texas (Material Science and Engineering) appointed  Dr. Dharia as an adjuct faculty for 2007-July 2010.
  • July 2007 – US 7,235,609  issued on Thermoplastic Olefin Compoisitions and Articles
  • August 15, 2006 – Dr. Dharia made SPE e-live presentation on “Applications of Tehrmoformability Analyzer”
  • July 2006 – USPTO issued patent 7059198 on “Apparatus to Determine Ability of Plastic material to be shaped by Thermoforming process”
  • May 2006 – Dr. Dharia presented technical papers at SPE ANTEC ‘2006 on “Applications of Thermoformability Analyzer” and “Thermofomable TPO blends”. The first paper is selected for SPE e-live presentation.
  • May 2005 – Dr. Dharia presented technical papers at SPE ANTEC’2005 on “Novel Method to determine Thermoformability”, and “ Properties of blends of Linear and branched PP”.
  • March 2003 – A joint patent filed on Thermoplastic Olefin Composition, Processes and Articles
  • July 2004 – US patent 6766721 issued on “Just-in-time Rubber bale processor”.
  • Nov 2002 – US patent 6487949 issued on “Just-in-time Rubber bale processor”.
  • June 30, 2009 – US patent 7,50,099 issued.

 

News/ Trade news articles

  • Thermoforming Quarterly, Lead article, 2014, Vol 33, No 2. page 27
  • Thermoforming Quarterly 2005, Vol 24, No. 3 pg
  • Plastics Technology, October 2005, pg 55- A simple, repeatable, realistic test of thermoformability
  • Plastics Technology, November 2005, pg.43 – High Melt Strength PP makes Softer, Lighter foams
  • Plastics News October 11, 2004 pg. 20 – Peroxide-free TPO prevents degradation
  • Plastics Engineering Nov 2003 pg. 30 – Daploy Resin, as additive acts as process modifier
  • Plastics News MAY 12, 2003 pg. 32 – Borealis says its PP can cut part weight
  • Plastics News – January 6, 2003 Pg. 5 – TTG to offer thermformer for testing

 

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