PUBLISHED: 1/2/2019

New additive manufacturing platform prints transparent glass structures

The 3D printing platform aims to introduce industrial-scale production capabilities for molten glass.

PUBLISHED: 1/1/2019

ETH Zurich researchers develop 3D knitted formwork for a concrete structure

The researchers used a textile knitted using an industrial knitting machine as a formative element for curved concrete shells.

PUBLISHED: 1/1/2019

New smartphone features para-aramid fiber back panel

Sharp’s new AQUOS zero smartphone features a plastic back panel reinforced with Technora black para-aramid.

PUBLISHED: 1/1/2019

Fire damages Premium Aerotec facility

Premium Aerotec is a fabricator of composite parts and structures for the aerospace market, primarily for Airbus.

PUBLISHED: 1/1/2019

New company aims at producing bioplastic from carbon dioxide

LUX-ON, the new company founded by Bio-on aims to revolutionize the production of PHAs biopolymers using CO2 captured from the atmosphere.

PUBLISHED: 12/31/2018

ORNL develops lignin-based composite 3D printing material

Researchers have found that combining lignin with nylon yields a composite with increased room temperature stiffness and decreased melt viscosity.

PUBLISHED: 12/27/2018

Fraunhofer researchers reliably characterize polyurethane foams

Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics have succeeded in simulating the foaming behavior of polyurethane foams and reliably characterizing the material.

PUBLISHED: 12/27/2018

New study examines Hawaii's potential to support a basalt fiber manufacturing facility

Hawaii’s basalt meets the specific chemical profile needed to manufacture CBF, a material similar to fiberglass and carbon fiber.

PUBLISHED: 12/27/2018

Synthetic mother-of-pearl may join the growing list of advanced materials

A composite material with similar microstructure to natural mother-of-pearl has been developed by researchers at Switzerland's ETH Zurich research institute.

PUBLISHED: 12/27/2018

SPE ACCE announces call for papers for 2019 conference

The SPE Automotive Composites Conference & Expo has announced a call for papers, part competition nominations and scholarship applications for its annual event Sept. 4-6, 2019 in Novi, MI, US.

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