Zone: Nanomaterials
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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.


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"Fuzzy fiber" nanomaterial may revolutionize composite parts

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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Faster, cheaper nanomaterial safety screening CompositesWorld

UCLA develops new test to assess hazardousness of engineered nanomaterials.

Graphene edges closer to widespread production and application CompositesWorld

New process may open door for mass production of high-quality nanomaterial targeted to replace copper mesh on composite aircraft.

Aligned carbon nanotubes boost in-plane strength of composite laminates CompositesWorld

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 CompositesWorld

The link between LIST and NCC will further advance exploitation of the opportunities of composites for the UK.

Clemson researchers developing composite materials from trees CompositesWorld

Researchers want to use the composite materials to make bumpers and fenders that will be less likely to distort or break on impact.

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