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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.

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Nov 17, 2016 | Industry News

Nanoclay-reinforced UHMWPE Nanocomposites Show Improved Tribology

Polymers and their composites present much potential for use as weight-bearing materials. Researchers have investigated the use of nanoclays to reinforce a particular polymer to improve the...

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Nov 2, 2016 | Industry News

Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes Fully Comply with REACH Requirements: Intertek/OCSiAl

Intertek has collaborated with OCSiAl’s Health and Safety Department and its European service provider, Envigo, to prove that TUBALL™ single wall carbon nanotubes (SWCNT) fully comply with robust EU...

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Oct 14, 2016 | Industry News

LANXESS/OCSiAl Partnership: New Standards for CNT-based Technology at K 2016

LANXESS and OCSiAl have officially entered into a collaboration that will result in production and marketing of an expanded line of TUBALL™ single wall carbon nanotube-based conductive additives for...

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Sep 26, 2016 | Industry News

Nanoscale Tetrapods Could Warn for Material’s Failure: Berkeley Lab Scientists

Berkeley Lab scientists’ finds that light-emitting, four-armed nanocrystals [nanoscale tetrapods] could someday form the basis of an early warning system in structural materials by revealing...

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Sep 16, 2016 | Product News

OCSiAl at IRGCE 2016: Highlighted Unique Latex Tech. Containing SWCNT for Gloves

OCSiAl delegation has introduced unique latex technology – TUBALL™ LATEX – containing effective concentrations of single wall carbon nanotubes for gloves manufacturers at International Rubber Glove...

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Nov 10, 2016 | Industry News

Researcher Harnesses Potential of Cellulose Nanocrystals to Lighten Heavy Objects

Cellulose Nanocrystals – Nature’s most abundant materials – when blended with plastics or other synthetics can help in replacing metals in cars and airplanes. These can even help in oral healthcare...

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Oct 27, 2016 | Industry News

Nanomaterials Market to Grow at a CGAR of 20.7% from 2016 to 2022: AMR

A new report published by AMR projects that the world nanomaterials market is expected to reach USD 55,016 million by 2022. Nanomaterials market witness tremendous growth from electronics...

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Oct 6, 2016 | Industry News

Nanoscale Fibers-based Fabric Capable of Degrading Chemical Warfare Agents

NCSU researchers have created a fabric material containing nanoscale fibers that are capable of degrading chemical warfare agents (CWAs). Uniform coatings of MOFs were synthesized on top of the...

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Sep 22, 2016 | Industry News

Nanotechnology Shows Potential in Plastics for Food Packaging Materials

Nanotechnology is a field that appeals to companies, researchers and public bodies. In the last decade, many benefits that substances incorporation in nanoform has when nanomaterials are applied to...

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Sep 15, 2016 | Industry News

Engineers Develop Plastic Clothing Material Using Nanotech That Keeps Skin Cool

Stanford engineers have developed a low-cost polyethylene-based textile using nanotechnology that if woven into clothing, could cool your body far more efficiently than is possible with the natural...

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