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    What are plastics and rubbers?

    2021-03-08
    ProductIP
    Experienced

    Plastics and rubber materials are both made from the same families of polymers. The polymers are mixed with a complex blend of materials known as additives. Rubbers are elastomers, these are polymers with an elastic property. This elasticity differentiates rubbers from plastics

    The Möbius loop

    2021-02-24
    ProductIP
    Intermediate

    Article 8 of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive 94/62/EC defines the marking and identification of packaging materials. The identification of the nature of the packaging material facilitates collection, reuse, recovery and recycling of packaging.

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    Ecodesign external power supplies

    2021-02-24
    ProductIP
    Expert

    The EU framework for ecodesign requirements of many energy-related products (ERP) is directive 2009/125/EC. Within this framework the EU has published three regulations all related to household and office equipment.

    New ETSI privacy standard for IOT

    2021-02-24
    ProductIP
    Experienced

    New Privacy standard ETSI TS 103 645 available for Cyber Security for Consumer Internet of Things. ETSI has released a standard for Cyber Security for Consumer Internet of Things (IoT). 


    The Möbius loop

    2021-02-24
    ProductIP
    Intermediate

    Article 8 of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive 94/62/EC defines the marking and identification of packaging materials. The identification of the nature of the packaging material facilitates collection, reuse, recovery and recycling of packaging.

    Coin and button batteries (cells)

    2021-02-23
    ProductIP
    Experienced

    All small batteries are potentially dangerous to children who access them. Ingestion by young children increasingly causes injuries and tragic fatalities. A quick internet search on this topic will result in tragic stories from inconsolable, bewildered parents and horrific pictures of internal burns and the