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‘Through A Glass, Warmly: Argonne Nanomaterials Can Help Make Windows More Efficient’

Newswise May 31 09:58 am 

A team of researchers at Argonne National Laboratory is using nanomaterials to get closer to one of the holy grails of building efficiency technologies single pane windows with efficiency as good or better than multi-pane low emissions Low-E windows. The team recently received a 3.1 million award from DOE39s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy ARPA-E to develop a technology that could...

‘NASA Program Helps Smaller Manufacturers In Ohio’

Industry Week May 31 10:37 am 

Small to medium-sized companies ranging from an environmentally friendly coatings manufacturer to a maker of high-performance nano-titanium are the recipients of loans and expert support from the Adopt a City program. read more

‘Mantis Shrimp Inspires Next Generation Of Ultra-strong Materials’

Science Daily May 31 12:37 pm 

Researchers are one step closer to developing super strong composite materials thanks to the mantis shrimp a small multicolored marine crustacean that crushes the shells of its prey using a fist-like appendage called a dactyl club. Their latest research describes for the first time a unique herringbone structure not previously reported in nature within the appendage39s outer layer.

‘Growth Opportunity In Global Composites Industry: Lucintel Anticipates That Asia Pacific Region Will Witness Fastest …’

PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance May 31 07:00 am 

IRVING Texas May 31 2016 PRNewswire-iReach -- The global composites market is anticipated to witness good growth with a CAGR of 3.5 over the next five years. The Asian region which has already emerged as the largest growth area for the composites industry is expected to further consolidate its leadership. Asia is anticipated to have a market share of approximately 47.7 by volume in 2021.

‘Saint-Gobain Expands Its Presence On The European Aerospace Market’

Business Wire May 30 09:10 am 

SOLON Ohio--BUSINESS WIRE--Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics has acquired the assets of MIPNET Industries operating under the brand JTT Composites. Based at a new facility near Bordeaux France JTT Composites supplies the regional aerospace market and sells composite parts designed with the innovative RT2iTM weaving technology. This acquisition will expand our portfolio of high-performance...

‘Global Solvent Industry’

PR Newswire May 30 03:39 pm 

NEW YORK May 30 2016 PRNewswire -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Solvents in Metric Tons by the following Product GroupsSegments Oxygenated Solvents Alcohols Ketones Esters Ethers Chlorinated Solvents Hydrocarbon Solvents and Green Solvents. The Global...

‘Composite Module Available In The US’

materialstoday May 31 02:46 am 

A Hexagon Lincoln Smartstore CNG transport module. Hexagon Compositestrade wholly owned subsidiary Hexagon Lincoln has received US DOT Department of Transportation approval to operate its newest composite mobile pipeline product in the United States.

‘Cetim Receives Accreditation For Composite Materials’

materialstoday May 29 01:16 pm 

French research institute Cetim has received accreditation from the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program Nadcap for the fifth consecutive time covering testing of composite materials.

‘Inside The World's Newest Airliner’

The New Zealand Herald May 29 07:12 pm 

Cathay Pacific will tonight officially unveil its brand new Airbus A350 XWB - the world39s latest widebody aircraft and one which the airline will fly on the Hong Kong-Auckland route later this year.The new plane - which has a list...

‘Lamborghini Sesto Elemento Concept’

Car Design News May 29 02:41 am 

Lamborghini is not the first to enter the murky waters of the greener39 supercar. Ferrari got there first in conception with the Millechille.

‘IPhone 7 Plus Release Date & New Features Rumours: Patent Points To Bezel-free Design | New Larger Battery …’

Macworld UK May 27 08:36 am 

Looking for iPhone 7 Plus rumours Here39s what to expect from Apple39s big-screen iPhone 7 Plus in 2016 including iPhone 7 Plus release date rumours specs new features design changes and all the leaked photos and concept videos we39ve unearthed. Plus rumours say the iPhone 7 Plus will have a dual-lens camera and no headphone port - and may even be called 39iPhone Pro39

‘Graphene Can Make Rubber Even More Rubbery’

materialstoday May 27 02:15 am 

A layer of graphene. Image University of Manchester. In a paper published in Carbon Aravind Vijayaraghavan and Maria Iliut from the University of Manchester in the UK have shown that adding a very small amount of graphene the world39s thinnest and strongest material to rubber films can increase both their strength and elasticity by up to 50. Thin rubber films are ubiquitous in daily life ...

‘TeXtreme Increases US Sales’

materialstoday May 26 09:30 am 

Oxeon a supplier of in spread tow carbon fiber reinforcements with products sold under the TeXtreme name has recruited Lori Herren as sales manager for aerospace in North America.

‘Graphene Makes Rubber More Rubbery’

SpaceDaily May 26 01:16 am 

Strain testing on graphene and rubber samples to show how much more stretchy it is than normal rubber. Watch a video on the research here .

‘Lightweighting: Less Is More’

Work Truck Magazine May 25 04:13 pm 

The process of lightweighting a fleet of vehicles involves more than simply moving down a vehicle class or removing weight from an overloaded vehicle.

‘Air China Receives First Boeing 787-9’

Air Transport World May 25 01:03 pm 

Beijing-based Air China has taken delivery of its first of 15 Boeing 787-9s becoming the first airline in China to introduce the type into service. read more

‘Chemistry, Solvay Advanced Materials Enable SOLAR IMPULSE 2 To Fly Around The World’

Business Wire May 24 06:41 pm 

WASHINGTON--BUSINESS WIRE--Lightweight and energy-efficient technologies that enable the solar-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft to fly around the world are commercially available today and already finding new uses in a wide range of industries from automotive to consumer products to industrial applications. That was the message among a panel of experts today who explained the complex ...

‘3D-printed Sacrificial Tooling Delivers Design Flexibility To Create Complex Composite Parts’

PlasticsToday.com May 24 09:21 pm 

May 24 2016 Stephen Moore 3D Printing 3D-printed sacrificial tooling or more specifically 3D-printed molds and mandrels can enable manufacturers to rapidly and cost-effectively create complex composite parts with geometries that would normally trap the tool. Hollow inlet duct by Swift Engineering created using Stratasys39 new... Automotive and Mobility Materials