Solidification of Hot Melts: Formulation Insight, Quick fix & Best Practices

Hot melt is made from a mixture of different thermoplastic materials. A hot melt is liquid when hot. But a hot melt needs to harden to form a bond, which happens when it cools down. Different mechanisms exists in the setting process of a hot melt. Physically cross links are formed by crystallization, micro-separation, hydrogen bonding. In

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By Johan GORIS
Johan GORIS
Solidification of Hot Melts: Formulation Insight, Quick fix & Best Practices

Thursday

Nov 16

2017

Using DMA (Dynamic Mechanical Analysis) to Optimize Present & Future Polymer Formulations

Dynamic Mechanical Analysis, or DMA, is seeing an increasing popularity among people that are interested in the characterization of polymers. Due to its very high level of sensitivity it can be used to detect transitions and events that are not easily observed with other polymer characterization techniques. As such, it can be effectively u

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By Dr. Mark DeMEUSE
Dr. Mark DeMEUSE
Using DMA (Dynamic Mechanical Analysis) to Optimize Present & Future Polymer Formulations

Wednesday

Oct 25

2017

Cosmetic Claims Decoded How To Be Smart For Quick Approvals & Avoid False Claims

European and U.S. authorities are more concerned about believable but unsubstantiated claims, although U.S. officials are regarded as more aggressive. Cosmetic claims are best tools and usually used to market the final product. Sometime there is a very thin line between a cosmetic product and a drug, and it becomes confusing while approach

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By OT Team Author
OT Team Author
Cosmetic Claims Decoded How To Be Smart For Quick Approvals & Avoid False Claims

Thursday

Jun 01

2017

Defoamers: Performance Optimization

In industrial processes, foams pose serious problems. They cause defects on surface coatings, causing issues in process or performance. Even without direct system impact, the presence of foam could result in a negative perception of system quality. In this training instructor will focus on the root causes of foam, best solutions and what m

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By OT Team Author
OT Team Author
Defoamers: Performance Optimization

Tuesday

May 30

2017

Surfactants Smart Selection For Your Cosmetic Formulations & Best Practices

Surfactants are some of the most versatile ingredients in skin care, playing numerous roles in cosmetic formulations. Different types of surfactants are found in facial cleansers, soaps, body washes, shampoos and emulsions, they work by becoming imbedded in both oil and water substances. It is said somewhere that in order to become a succe

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By OT Team Author
OT Team Author
Surfactants Smart Selection For Your Cosmetic Formulations & Best Practices

Tuesday

May 02

2017

Anti-ageing Cosmetics Understanding Formulation Needs & Best Practices

Today anti-ageing effect is something which almost every cosmetic and personal care product claims.  These cosmetics are predominantly cosmeceutical skin care products marketed with the promise of making the consumer look younger by reducing, masking or preventing signs of skin aging such as sagging, poor texture, wrinkles etc.<

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By OT Team Author
OT Team Author
Anti-ageing Cosmetics Understanding Formulation Needs & Best Practices

Tuesday

Apr 11

2017

Twin Screw Extrusion How To Achieve Cost Effective & Highest Performance?

Twin Screw Extrusion (TSE) process enables the continuous production of highly homogeneous and finely structured products. It has become the standard over time in several industries because it offers numerous advantages over single screw extrusion. Key process includes manufacturing of advanced products in a wide range of applications such

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By OT Team Author
OT Team Author
Twin Screw Extrusion How To Achieve Cost Effective & Highest Performance?

Thursday

Feb 23

2017