Carbon fiber nanotubes, once the province of the lab bench, is moving into the composites production environment, providing additional strength and electrical conductivity properties in high-performance applications.
A $3 million Ohio Third Frontier award to the University of Dayton Research Institute will fund the scale-up and production of a new carbon nanomaterial that will allow composites to “multitask.”
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Three plasma reactors operational with four more on order/in commissioning, including two being shipped overseas to meet increasing global demand for nanomaterials.Enhanced graphene components for next-generation racing yacht CompositesWorld
Haydale collaborative agreement with HUGO BOSS-sponsored extreme sailing team will seek reduced weight, improved strength and stiffness and benefits of graphene in barrier films and coatings.Looking for Lindberghs CompositesWorld
Every paradigm-shifting invention throughout human history has been met with skepticism. CW editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan says the composites industry has need of those willing to attempt what most believe impossible.Incremental thinking just won’t cut it! CompositesWorld
Composites industry consultant and regular CW columnist Dale Brosius says if this industry is to have a future that goes anywhere profitable, then we've got to get off the road we're on and map out a whole new way to think about the tasks at hand.SEM-based NDI checks CNT dispersion in composites CompositesWorld
Refined techniques enable quantitative 3D imaging of CNT dispersion within the polymer and better understanding of its impact on CNT composite conductivity.