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How Seashells Get Their Strength

Science Daily Jan 10 11:59 am 

Seashells and lobster claws are hard to break but chalk is soft enough to draw on sidewalks. Though all three are made of calcium carbonate crystals the hard materials include clumps of soft biological matter that make them much stronger. A new study reveals how soft clumps get into crystals and endow them with remarkable strength.

Hexcel Completes Purchase Of Formax UK

Plastics and Rubber Weekly Jan 05 09:23 pm 

The US-based composite materials and structural parts manufacturer has taken over Leicester-based composite reinforcements manufacturer . Hexcel had acquired a 50 interest in the company in December 2014.

Graphene Composite May Keep Wings Ice-free

EurekAlert! Jan 25 08:51 am 

Rice University A composite of graphene nanoribbons and epoxy proves effective at de-icing a helicopter blade in an experiment at Rice University. The new material may be suitable for keeping aircraft wind turbines and transmission lines free of ice. pdivdiv classcompText p classa class ml-15 hrefhttpwww.gizmag.comgraphene-nanoribbon-de-icing-composite41528 titleA pinch of graphene could keep airplane wings ice-freeA pinch of graphene could keep airplane wings ic...a span class fc-2nd - gizmagspan

Composite Decking & Railing Market Worth 3.09 Billion USD By 2020

PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance Jan 12 03:30 am 

PUNE India January 12 2016 PRNewswire -- The report quot Composite Decking Railing Market by Type Capped and Uncapped by Resin Type Polyethylene Polypropylene Polyvinylchloride and Others ... pdivdiv classcompText p classa class ml-15 hrefhttpca.finance.yahoo.comnewscarbon-nanotubes-cnt-market-expected-130200488.html titleCarbon Nanotubes CNT Market Is Expected To Reach USD 3.42 Billion By 2022 Radiant InsightsIncCarbon Nanotubes CNT Market Is Expected To Rea...a span class fc-2nd - GlobeNewswire via Yahoo Canada Financespan

Self-adaptive Material Heals Itself, Stays Tough

EurekAlert! Jan 11 11:09 am 

Rice University Rice University scientists invent an adaptive material that heals itself and bounces back from extraordinary compression. The material may be useful for tissue engineering or lightweight structural applications. pdivdiv classcompText p classa class ml-15 hrefhttpwww.theboltonnews.co.uknews14227503.RevolutionarycrabshellbandagesinventedbyUniversityofBoltonworth250millionayearrefrss titleRevolutionary crab shell bandages invented by University of Bolton worth A250 million a yearRevolutionary crab shell bandages invented by Un...a span class fc-2nd - Bolton Newsspan pdivdiv classcompText p classa class ml-15 hrefhttpwww.theboltonnews.co.uknews14227503.RevolutionarycrabshellplastersinventedbyUniversityofBoltonworth250millionayearrefrss titleRevolutionary crab shell plasters invented by University of Bolton worth A250 million a yearRevolutionary crab shell plasters invented by Un...a span class fc-2nd - Bolton Newsspan

ORACLE TEAM USA Again Chooses TeXtreme(R) Technology As It Prepares To Defend Its America's Cup Title

PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance Jan 17 06:00 pm 

BORAS Sweden Jan. 18 2016 PRNewswire -- ORACLE TEAM USA will continue its cooperation with TeXtremeAreg as the preferred supplier of carbon fiber materials used to produce composite parts for the team39s catamarans. The team is preparing to defend its title in the 35th America39s Cup in 2017 using boats reinforced by TeXtremeAreg technology. Grant Simmer General Manager of ORACLE TEAM USA says ...

Adam Equipment's Nimbus Precision Balance Is The Perfect Solution For Materials Testing

FoodOnline Jan 28 05:13 pm 

Adam Equipment will be spotlighting its Nimbus precision balance at World of Concrete Feb. 2-5 in Las Vegas. Balances such as the Nimbus commonly are used in materials testing applications including unit weight tests and density determination. Ideal for specific gravity testing the Nimbus large pan precision will be on display at booth N298

French custom designs manufactures and supports hydraulic presses

Rubber World Jan 28 12:04 am 

To send an article all fields are required. www.frenchoil.comrw-hotlink.shtml French custom designs manufactures and supports hydraulic presses and polymer dewatering and drying equipment for our production-oriented customers in the field of shaping rubber thermoplastic composite and other materials as well as our process-oriented customers in the field of liquid-solid separation.

Bindatex Deal With BAE Systems Takes Off

Manchester Evening News Jan 11 04:58 am 

Enlisting the services of Bindatex BAE Systemsatrade expectation is to ensure a fast turn-around time of low-volume advanced slit materials such as carbon fibre which are used in the aerospace industry.

Composite Decking And Railing (Capped & Uncapped) Market Growth To 2020 Driven By Polyethylene Composites

PR Newswire Jan 18 01:44 am 

PUNE India January 18 2016 PRNewswire -- The composite decking marketA railing market is estimated to grow from USD 1.70 Billion in 2015 to USD 3.09 Billion by 2020 at a compound annual growth rate CAGR of 12.60 from 2015 to 2020. Polyethylene PE composite decking... pdivdiv classcompText p classa class ml-15 hrefhttpwww.bloomberg.comnewsarticles2016-01-25drones-may-open-aviation-market-for-u-k-s-applied-graphene titleDrones May Open Aviation Market for U.K.39s Applied GrapheneDrones May Open Aviation Market for U.K.39s Appli...a span class fc-2nd - Bloombergspan pdivdiv classcompText p classa class ml-15 hrefhttpwww.businesswire.comnewshome20160125005076enTechnavio-Announces-Top-Vendors-Global-Roofing-Market titleTechnavio Announces Top Five Vendors in the Global Roofing Market for 2016-2020Technavio Announces Top Five Vendors in the Glob...a span class fc-2nd - Business Wirespan pdivdiv classcompText p classa class ml-15 hrefhttpwww.cnbc.comid103295760sourceyahoonewsparyahoonews So just how rocky was Monday39s market ridea span class fc-2nd - CNBCspan

Novel 4-D Printing Method Blossoms From Botanical Inspiration

EurekAlert! Jan 25 09:29 am 

Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard A team of scientists at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has evolved their microscale 3-D printing technology to the fourth dimension time. Inspired by natural structures like plants which respond and change... pdivdiv classcompText p classa class ml-15 hrefhttpwww.crainsnewyork.comarticle20160110HEALTHCARE160109895how-3-d-printers-gave-zeesy-stern-a-new-jaw title3-D printing has revolutionized manufacturing. Now it39s building a new future for surgery3-D printing has revolutionized manufacturing. N...a span class fc-2nd - Crain39s New York Businessspan