The Universal Selection Source: Plastics & Elastomers

Nanotechnology contributes significant advantages to plastics applications. By focusing on key concepts such as nanocomposite, nanoclay, carbon nanotube, nano filler, exfoliation, conductive plastic, fuel or gaz barrier polymer...this Channel aims to provide engineers and designers with solutions to innovate with nanotechnologies. Plastics industry uses nanotechnology in a variety of ways. Nanotechnology revolutionizes the properties of plastic products.

940 subscribers 627 documents
Subscribe to this channel

Jan 6, 2014 | Article

TPU-toughened PLA Nanocomposites for Automotive and Furniture Applications

The crystallinity and mechanical and thermal properties of PLA-based biodegradable-engineered plastic nanocomposites were determined. The nanocomposites were composed of TPU-toughened PLA, talc, and...

Read more

Dec 23, 2013 | Industry News

NIST Researchers' Test Explores Safety of Nanotubes in Modern Plastics Over the Time

Who cares about old plastic? Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) do, so that you won't have to years down the road, when today's plastic concoctions start to...

Read more

Dec 16, 2013 | Industry News

VSU Prof. Gets USDA Grant to Develop Antimicrobial, Biodegradable-based Food Packaging Films & more

Dr. Yixang Xu, food processing/engineering assistant professor in Virginia State University's Agricultural Research Station, has been awarded two competitive grants totaling $320,351. The first is a...

Read more

Nov 25, 2013 | Product News

FibeRio Introduced PA6- & PVDF-based MERV 15 & HEPA Grade Nanofiber Filtration Media at Filtration 2013

FibeRio Technology Corporation – The Force For Nanofibers – has introduced MERV 15 and HEPA grade nanofiber filtration media from Forcespinning® technology that was displayed at the INDA Filtration...

Read more

Oct 30, 2013 | Industry News

Nanofiber Production System Manufacturer FibeRio Named in 2013 Global Cleantech 100 List

FibeRio® Technology Corporation, the developer and manufacturer of ground- breaking Forcespinning® nanofiber production systems, announced that it was named in the prestigious 2013 Global Cleantech...

Read more

Dec 30, 2013 | Industry News

Scientists Find Potential in Cellulose Nanocrystals to Create Biomaterials for Wide Range of Applications

The same tiny cellulose crystals that give trees and plants their high strength, light weight and resilience, have now been shown to have the stiffness of steel. The nanocrystals might be used to...

Read more

Dec 20, 2013 | Industry News

Researchers Produce Nanocomposite Scaffolds Using 3D Printing Method for Tissue Engineering

Iranian researchers from Sharif University of Technology in association with their colleagues from Max Planck Institute, Germany, produced nanocomposite scaffolds for tissue engineering with...

Read more

Dec 6, 2013 | Industry News

DowAksa, RUSNANO & HCC Sign Agreement to Determine Terms of Future Investments in NCC

DowAksa Advanced Composites Holdings B.V., RUSNANO and Holding Company Composite (HCC) recently signed an agreement that clarifies the terms of future investments in the Nanotechnology Center of...

Read more

Nov 22, 2013 | Industry News

bio-on Designs 100% Biodegradable Bioplastic to Reduce Environmental Impact of Electronic Devices

With 50 million tons of waste produced worldwide every year, electronics (smartphones, tablets, computers, etc.) are now a serious problem for the environment. To reduce the impact of the so called...

Read more

Oct 7, 2013 | Article

Biocomposites in Automotive Applications

By Muthuramalingam Krishnan

The recent forecasts indicate that the Crude oil price will reach $100 dollar per barrel in 2015, $120 in 2020, $130 in 2025, and $150 per barrel in 2035. Now we all are in a situation where there...

Read more

Showing 91 - 100 of 629 documents matching your search
Back to Top