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Topic: Poly(methyl methacrylate), the Scottish Connection

  1. Development in 1932 of an economic route to the monomer by Glaswegian Dr John William Croom Crawford at ICI Ardeer led to the polymer we know today by its trade names "Perspex", "Plexiglas" and "Lucite"

Date & Time

22 June 2017 6:30pm


Glasgow City Chambers
George Square, Glasgow G2 1DU, UK


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Technical Info from SPRA

  • Materials Thermoplastics, Thermosets, Elastomers, Additives.
  • Processes Moulding, Extrusion, Thermoforming, Ancillaries.
  • Design Product, Mould, CAE, Testing.
  • Applications Healthcare, Packaging, Electronics, Other Markets.
  • Environment Waste, Recycling, Sustainability, Legislation, Energy.
  • Business Issues Network, Seminars, Competitiveness, Innovation, Regulation.