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‘Louisiana Tech University Students Recognized For 'green' Research’

EurekAlert! Apr 07 08:49 am 

Louisiana Tech University Renata Minullina and Abhishek Panchal biomedical engineering graduate students from Louisiana Tech University and the Institute for Micromanufacturing IfM have won the prestigious Poster Presentation Award at the Polymer Materials Science and Engineering Division of the 251st National American Chemical Society ACS Meeting held recently in San Diego California.

‘Aircraft Propeller Service To Launch Prop U– A Component MRO Training Resource’

Aircraft Maintenance Technology Apr 07 05:26 am 

Once again demonstrating its industrytrades leadership and innovation Aircraft Propeller Service LLC APS www.aircraftpropeller.com Lake Zurich ILone of the leading commercial propeller Maintenance Repair Organizations MROs in the world has established a state of the art component MRO training and knowledge resource Prop U. According to APS Vice President of Sales and Marketing Dennis ...

‘For Mirus Aircraft Seating Slimline Seats’

Malaysian Digest Apr 06 10:39 pm 

AirAsia has signed an agreement with Mirus Aircraft Seating Ltd to be the launch customer for the aircraft seating manufacturertrades new Hawk slimline economy seat. The deal will see AirAsia retrofit all existing and new Airbus A320 aircraft with the lightweight seats.

‘New Metallic Glass Bounces’

Newswise Apr 06 12:58 pm 

Engineers have created a new material with an unusual chemical structure that makes it incredibly hard and yet elastic.

‘Metallic Foams Annihilate Bullets, Block Radiation’

Discover Apr 06 03:00 pm 

The word foam doesn39t necessarily convey strength but seeing a bullet explode upon impact with composite metal foam certainly does. Researchers at North Carolina State University created a bubble-filled metal composite that combines the strength of steel with the airiness and heat-resistant properties of foam. In tests with armor-piercing bullets a one-inch layer of the material stopped the ...

‘When Form And Function Co-exist: Bennington Museum Opens Exhibition Of Local And Regional Design Innovation’

Bennington Banner Apr 06 03:42 pm 

BENNINGTON gtgt Since ancient times humans have sought to apply an aesthetic to the practical. The artist39s eye often contributed to everything from architecture to simple household implements. To design such items and then produce them was often laborious. Enter the Digital Age. With the ever increasing power and abilities of information technology designing has entered a new realm one

‘Hobie Eclipse Stand-up Pedal Board Will Have You Walking On Water’

gizmag Apr 06 12:47 am 

Not content with rescuing kayakers39 tired arms with its highly efficient pedal-propulsion system water sports specialist Hobie is now setting its sights on those who like to take to the water upright. The company39s Mirage Eclipse stand-up Pedal boards make for new kinds of aquatic adventure by allowing standing users to glide across the water simply by moving their legs up and down. .. Continue...

‘3D Printer Creates Full-color, Multiple Material Prototypes In A Single Print Run’

gizmag Apr 05 08:55 am 

The latest enterprise-grade 3D printer from Stratasys the J750 model is reportedly the first that can print objects with photorealistic color accuracy. In addition like other premium printers from the same company it can also print in multiple materials to produce parts that are hard or soft opaque or transparent for some rather impressive results. .. Continue Reading 3D printer creates ...

‘CubCrafters Helps ANN Present 2016 Sun ‘n Fun Special Event Coverage’

The Aero-News Network Apr 05 02:15 am

Sport Aviation39s STOL Champion CubCrafters Helps ANN Bring You Sun 39n Fun The Carbon Cub SS is a thoroughly modern high performance airplane that has taken the fundamentally superior design of the Piper Super Cub and reinvented it using 21st Century materials such as carbon fiber and computer-aided design technology. Superior engineering results in the Carbon Cub SS having 50 percent ...

‘Web Industries Joins Composites Research Center’

materialstoday Apr 05 04:00 am 

Web Industries Inc a provider of prepreg composite formatting technologies and services has joined the ThermoPlastic Composites Research Center TPRC based in Enschede The Netherlands.

‘Memories Of SpaceShipOne’

materialstoday Apr 05 04:45 am 

Last July as it flew past Pluto NASAtrades space probe contained a small but significant piece of space history a small carbon fiber piece of SpaceShipOne. Liz Nickels looks back at the groundbreaking composite commercial spacecraft eleven years on.

‘Highly Elastic Metallic Glass Brings Bounce To Hardened Materials’

gizmag Apr 04 09:07 pm 

Bulk metallic glasses BMGs are artificial materials that boast superior strength and hardness to conventional metals due to a jumbled arrangement at the atomic level. By tweaking this recipe just a little researchers have been able to produce a bouncy material with the highest degree of elasticity of any BMG something they say could come to form everything from new drill bits and body armor...

‘Exclusive: Boeing To Buy Directly From New 737 Aircraft Seat Maker’

Reuters via Yahoo Canada News Apr 04 03:34 pm 

Boeing Co said on Monday it had picked a new aircraft seat supplier for its most popular jet the 737 a move that industry experts said adds competition to leading seat makers Zodiac Aerospace and BE Aerospace . In response to questions from Reuters Boeing said it will buy seats directly from the new supplier LIFT by EnCore of Huntington Beach California - a break from the past practice of...

‘Global And China Carbon Fiber And CFRP Industry Report, 2016-2020’

PR Newswire Apr 04 04:39 pm 

NEW YORK April 4 2016 PRNewswire -- Carbon fiber is the new-generation reinforced fiber and made into carbon fiber composites including the most widely used CFRP by adding of resins metals ceramics concrete and other materials mainly used in the fields of aerospace automobiles...