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Aquamarijn of Hengelo, the Netherlands, has received US Patent No. 7,531,120, "Method of making a product with a micro- or nano-sized structure and product." The patent claims a method that uses a phase-separation technique to create perforated as well as non-perforated polymeric structures. By varying the phase-separation process, the patent claims, the properties of the molded structures can be tuned to be porous, non-porous, dense, or open skin.

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