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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 ...

Clean Sky: MTU And Partners Develop New Propulsion Technologies

Aircraft Maintenance Technology Mar 09 04:56 am 

Munich March 8 2016 a Clean Sky is the largest aviation technology research initiative ever launched by the European Commission. Under the effort over 600 partners have joined forces to develop new technologies to further improve the environmental compatibility of aviation in the future.

New High-pressure RTM Process For Carbon Fiber Composites Promises Economies Of Scale

PlasticsToday.com Mar 08 09:43 pm 

March 08 2016 Stephen Moore Automotive and Mobility Combining a high-pressure resin transfer molding HP-RTM process with carbon fiber pre-processed to incorporate a binder resin has reportedly realized an an integrated production system for carbon fiber-reinforced plastic CFRP that enables manufactured composite parts to be optimized for... Compounding

Facebook Shows Off Progress In Using Lasers To Deliver Internet

PC World Mar 08 04:14 pm 

A key part of Facebook39s ambitious plan to deliver Internet connectivity via drone is an air-to-ground laser link that will connect the high-flying aircraft to the Internet and on Tuesday Facebook showed off important progress in that technology. The company39s Connectivity Lab has developed a gimbal that will hang from the underbelly of the Facebook drone and keep the laser system connected to...

Facebook Shows Off Air-to-ground Laser Progress

PC World Mar 08 02:59 pm 

A key part of Facebook39s ambitious plan to deliver Internet connectivity via drone is an air-to-ground laser link that will connect the high-flying aircraft to the Internet and on Tuesday Facebook showed off important progress in that technology. The company39s Connectivity Lab has developed a gimbal that will hang from the underbelly of the Facebook drone and keep the laser system connected to...

Perrin Impresses At National Meet

The Simcoe Reformer Mar 08 03:49 pm 

Her hometown of St. Williams isn39t exactly known as a hotbed for synchronized swimming but that hasn39t stopped Madeline Perrin from making a name in the sport.