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NIST Invents Fleet And Fast Test For Nanomanufacturing Quality Control

SpaceDaily Mar 15 11:45 pm 

Measurements of electrical properties of a plastic tape yellow taken using a specially designed microwave cavity the white cylinder at center and accompanying electrical circuit change quickly and consistently in response to changes in the tape39s thickness.

Campagnolo Launch Potenza 11 Speed Group Pitched Against Shimano Ultegra

Cyclingnews Mar 16 12:17 am 

Including the three EPS electronic shifting versions Campagnolo currently offers eight groupsets from Veloce up to Super Record EPS. In the way that we journos and the great cycling public like to compare different manufacturer39s wares we39ve always thought that Shimano39s popular Ultegra groupset matches up somewhere between Chorus and Athena but it never felt like a fair fight.

FAA to conduct review of 787

Red Deer Advocate Mar 16 01:38 am 

WASHINGTON The U.S. government has stepped in to assure the public that Boeingtrades new 787 Dreamliner is safe to fly even as it launched a comprehensive review to find out what caused a fire a fuel leak and other worrisome incidents this week.

Global and China Aramid Fiber Industry Report, 2015-2018

PR Newswire Mar 15 03:43 pm 

LONDON March 15 2016 PRNewswire -- Aramid fiber a new high-tech synthetic fiber falls into two types meta-aramid fiber and para-aramid fiber with the latter is superior to the latter in terms of technical difficulty and performance indicator.Global aramid fiber capacity has...

Lectra Appoints Jason Adams As President, Lectra North America

PR Newswire Mar 15 10:39 am 

ATLANTA March 15 2016 PRNewswire -- Lectra the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics leather technical textiles and composite materials is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Adams as President Lectra North America. Based...

Bioceramics Sector Driving Overall Growth In Ceramics Market, Reports BCC Research

Marketwire Mar 15 02:38 am 

WELLESLEY MA --Marketwired - March 15 2016 - Advanced structural ceramics have the potential to resolve many material-based challenges in a host of commercial and industrial markets. BCC Research reveals in its new report that breakthroughs in advanced ceramics technology are having a vast impact on global business and society.

Textechno Wins JEC Innovation Award

materialstoday Mar 15 05:15 am 

Textechno won the JEC World Innovation Award 2016 for a new testing system to access the properties of a fiber to matrix interface.

Wind rush helps Gurit profits rise 132%

Plastics and Rubber Weekly Mar 15 05:29 am 

Gurit the composite parts and components group has seen operating profits increase by 132 to CHF 33m 23.6m boosted by continued strong demand in the wind industry.

Researchers propose a new model for dark matter

Astronomy Now Mar 15 01:24 am 

Indisputable physical calculations state that approximately 27percent of the universe is dark matter but there are indications that we might never see it. Now researchers in Denmark turn this somehow depressing scenario into an advantage and propose a new model for what dark matter might be and how to test it.

Artificial ‘Nose’ Sniffs Out Pollution To Protect Disney Art On International Tour

Newswise Mar 14 03:43 am 

When original drawings and sketches from Walt Disney Animation Studio39s more than 90-year history traveled internationally last summer conservators had the opportunity to monitor the artwork with a new state-of-the-art sensor. A team of researchers developed a super-sensitive artificial quotnosequot customized specifically to detect pollutants before they could irreversibly damage the artwork. The ...

The carbon fiber Half Cap provides practical protection for major league pitchers

Digital Trends Mar 13 10:35 pm 

The Half Cap is described as a quothybrid of a cap and a helmet.quot Its carbon fiber construction provides lightweight practical protection for MLB pitchers. 20 major league players have already signed on to test it during spring training. The post The carbon fiber Half Cap provides practical protection for major league pitchers appeared first on Digital Trends .

Solvay And Renault Trucks Win JEC Innovation Award

Plastics and Rubber Weekly Mar 09 09:14 pm 

Solvay Renault Trucks and its partners have won the 2016 aJEC Innovation Award for Structural Parts in Automotiveatrade using a thermoplastic composite material.

2017 Cadillac XT5 First Drive

SlashGear Mar 09 08:18 am 

Regime change doesn39t have to be bloody. Sometimes the weight of new ideas alone is sufficient to push out the lingering elements of old-school thinking creating a void where innovation floods in to fill the vacuum with a renewed sense of purpose. The 2017 Cadillac XT5 crossover represents the latest and perhaps capstone chapter in the automaker39s near-total makeover from a Continue reading

NIST Invents Non-Contact Test For Nanomanufacturing QC.

ThomasNet Mar 09 08:38 am 

Advance made by researchers at NIST in roll-to-roll measurements may lead to manufacturers having accelerated and nondestructive way to test array of materials under real-world conditions. NIST physicists Nathan Orloff Christian Long and Jan Obrzut adding to existing testing non-contact methodsA measured properties of films by passing them throughAmicrowave cavity. Researchers also built ...