The company Boliden and Luleå University of Technology used X-rays at MAX IV to understand how to improve the extraction of by-products from complex ores. By-products obtained from ores have an increasing value in many industrial areas including renewable energies. The importance of by-products Boliden is a Swedish high-tech metal company with 90-years expertise and its own mines and smelters. Further to the main metals […]
Bio-based materials and polymers
Improved packaging products using X-ray scattering techniques
Aug 2019 - Dec 2020
Most polymer-based packaging opening devices are produced by injection moulding. The packaging company Tetra Pak and Chalmers University used small- and wide-angle X-ray scattering (SAXS/WAXS) to learn more about injection moulding processes and improve the properties and composition of opening devices.