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Published: 8/17/2018

Carbon nanotube composite coatings used to create smart textiles
Fabric coated with electrically conductive carbon nanotube composite technology could be used in future smart garments that measure human motion. 

Published: 1/8/2018

MITO Material Solutions awarded grant from the National Science Foundation
The grant was awarded to conduct research and development (R&D) work on a nano-additive that doubles the interlaminar toughness of composite materials utilized in aerospace, recreation and automotive industries.

Published: 11/27/2017

Kevlar-based artificial cartilage mimics real tissue
The new Kevlar-based hydrogel recreates the magic of cartilage by combining a network of tough nanofibers from Kevlar with polyvinyl alcohol (PVA).

Published: 7/25/2017

N12 Technologies, UDRI partner for high-volume production of NanoStitch
This partnership supports N12 Technologies’ high-volume production of NanoStitch using UDRI’s carbon nanotube (CNT) production technology.

Published: 7/10/2017

Innovate UK launches graphene commercialization effort
Innovate UK's Knowledge Transfer Network aims to help composites fabricators work graphene into finished parts.

Published: 7/10/2017

OCSiAl expands CNT production with Luxembourg plant
OCSiAl will build a 250-MT carbon fiber nanotube plant in Luxembourg, as well as a new R&D facility.

Published: 2/27/2017

Revolution Fibres increasing production capacity for nanofiber strengthening product
The company is making advancements with its Xantu.Layr product, the reportedly world’s only commercially available nanofiber composite reinforcement veil.   

Published: 1/3/2017

Top composites news stories of 2016
A look back at the most-clicked news articles of 2016 based on page views.

Published: 12/9/2016

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.

Published: 11/28/2016

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.