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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Graphene composite could help keep wings ice-free CompositesWorld

A thin coating of graphene nanoribbons in epoxy developed at Rice University has proven effective at melting ice on a helicopter blade.

Masdar Institute, The University of Manchester launch joint graphene research program CompositesWorld

Composites will be an initial area of focus.

Carbodeon receives US patent for nanodiamond-containing polymers CompositesWorld

Nanodiamond-impregnated polymers can deliver heat-conducting and wear-resistance properties to thermoplastic composite parts.

Revolution Fibres earns AS9100C aerospace certification CompositesWorld

New Zealand-based Revolution Fibres makes thermoplastics-based nanofiber veils for use in composite laminate stack-ups to improve interlaminar mechanical properties.

Protein functionalizes carbon nanotubes CompositesWorld

Israel-based SP Nano has synthesized a protein that allows for the integration of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) on dry fiber or in a resin matrix system.

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