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Materials

Evonik Invests In Polymer Testing

by Michael McCoy
May 4, 2015 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 93, ISSUE 18

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Credit: Evonik
Evonik’s new lab includes mannequins for absorbent polymer testing.
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Credit: Evonik
Evonik’s new lab includes mannequins for absorbent polymer testing.

Evonik Industries has opened an application technology center for superabsorbent polymers at its Krefeld, Germany, site. Built at a cost of about $1 million, the center will permit efficient testing of the highly absorbent polymers in both baby diaper and adult incontinence applications, the firm says. A highlight of the lab is a new mannequin test for incontinence products.

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