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chemneera new member of Global Expert Networks

chemneera new member of Global Expert Networks
2020-07 chemneera's Martin Schlegel has been listed in the SEAK Expert Witness Directory (SEAK) and admitted as a member of the Varcis Institute Global Expert Network (VIGEN). SEAK is training ...

Is Playing on Synthetic Turf Safe?

Is Playing on Synthetic Turf Safe?
2017-06  The International Association for Sports Surface Sciences (ISSS), located in Switzerland, commissioned chemneera to conduct a review of important studies published around the globe in relation to the perceived ...

2:00:25 - Sub-2-hour Marathon requires Collaboration

2:00:25 - Sub-2-hour Marathon requires Collaboration
2017-05 (see also LinkedIn) Saturday May 6 in Monza saw Eliud Kipchoge finishing a marathon with a time of 2:00:25.  The event staged at the Monza racetrack in Italy was ...

Material Science - UV Protection of Sports Surfaces

Material Science - UV Protection of Sports Surfaces
2016-03 Ultraviolet (UV) radiation leads to decreased performance and undesirable appearance changes in polymers.  Typically, polymer substrates contain for example components that may absorb ultraviolet light, which otherwise could initiate an ...

Closing the Loop - Accessing Innovation to increase Sustainability

Closing the Loop - Accessing Innovation to increase Sustainability
2014-05  For many years the sport surfacing industry has made use of recycled materials in their product systems: From recycled tires used in polyurethane-bound elastic layers for indoor and outdoor ...

Material Science - Modern Construction Components make Sport Facilities 'Fit for Purpose'

Material Science - Modern Construction Components make Sport Facilities 'Fit for Purpose'
2014-01 Coatings, adhesive, sealants, and elastomers (CASE) provide the basis for modern sport surfacing applications. From acrylic resins applied on top of asphalt in tennis court applications, 1- and 2-component ...

Synthetic Turf Technology Clinic in cooperation with TTNA

Synthetic Turf Technology Clinic in cooperation with TTNA
2013-03 Chemneera chaired the recent synthetic turf technology clinic organised by the Technical Textiles and Nonwovens Association (TTNA).  The workshop provided insight into the environmental credentials of the materials used ...
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