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Top composites news stories of 2016
A look back at the most-clicked news articles of 2016 based on page views.
Nano-reinforced nylon competes with PEEK composites for medical parts
Foster's new Nanomed MAX compounds use nanoclay to provide 15% more tensile strength than unmodified PEEK, for approximately half the price.
Haydale Graphene Industries, Huntsman enter into joint agreement
The agreement provides Huntsman with the exclusive worldwide rights to market, distribute and sell a range of its resins enhanced with Haydale functionalized graphene, which will include ARALDITE epoxy resins.
Single-wall carbon nanotubes complete REACH registration
OCSiAl is the world’s first manufacturer of single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWCNT) to complete REACH registration.
Applied Graphene Materials secures first production order
Applied Graphene Materials has supplied its graphene material for use in the production of a range of fishing rods.
Huntsman researching opportunities for graphene-enhanced nanocomposites
The company is working on incorporating graphene into its Araldite epoxy resins.
Rutgers engineers use microwaves to make graphene
Rutgers experts discover an easy way to make graphene for flexible and printable electronics, energy storage and catalysis.
Faster, cheaper nanomaterial safety screening
UCLA develops new test to assess hazardousness of engineered nanomaterials.
Aligned carbon nanotubes boost in-plane strength of composite laminates
New paper published by MIT also shows open hole compression strength upped by 14% and bolt pull out bolstered by 30%.
National Composites Centre, LIST sign MoU
The link between LIST and NCC will further advance exploitation of the opportunities of composites for the UK.