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Plastics are frequently enhanced with nanotechnologies, such as nanocomposites, nanoclays, carbon nanotubes and nanofillers to increase significant advantages for different applications.

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Jan 12, 2021 | Product News

SABIC Introduces Nanotechnology-based Resins for PET Foams Production

SABIC has introduced LNP™ COLORCOMP™ WQ117945 compound, a breakthrough material based on advanced nanotechnology that facilitates efficient production of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) foams for...

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Jan 12, 2021 | Article

Far from Static and Heat Managed Conductive Polymers!

By Donald Rosato

Explore the latest electrically and thermally conductive additive and polymer developments (materials and applications) used in conductive plastics...

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Jan 11, 2021 | Industry News

New 3DP Light-sensing Smart Hydrogel for Flexible Displays and Military Camouflage

Rutgers engineers have created a 3D-printed smart gel that changes shape when exposed to light inspired by the color-changing skin of cuttlefish, octopuses and squids. The smart gel becomes...

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Dec 3, 2020 | Industry News

Researchers Convert Waste Plastic into Carbon Nanotubes for Wires

Researchers at Swansea University are working on a project that changes waste plastics into highly valuable compounds for the energy industries. Scientists are extracting carbon atoms found in waste...

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Nov 25, 2020 | Industry News

New Inexpensive Technique to Develop Self-sensing CNT-nanocomposites

A research team from the Skoltech Center for Design, Manufacturing and Materials have recently published a study focusing on multifunctional materials created through the addition of carbon...

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Oct 19, 2020 | Industry News

Study Unveils Nanomaterial-based Polymer Solar Thermal Cell

A team of researchers led by Professor Tony McNally, from WMG, at the University of Warwick in partnership with Senergy Innovations Ltd have developed the first nanomaterial enabled all polymer...

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Oct 8, 2020 | Industry News

Space Blue Develops Graphene-enhanced Flooring Mats Based on Recycled Rubber

Space Blue has launched the first of a range of products aimed at reducing wastage from vehicle tires, supported by the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre’s (GEIC) ERDF Bridging the Gap program...

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Sep 22, 2020 | Industry News

New Nanocomposite Material to Prevent Malfunctioning of Electronics

Scientists from South Ural State University in collaboration with colleagues from Belarus, India and China have created a composite material for nanoelectronics. The material can be used as a...

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Sep 10, 2020 | Industry News

Versarien Launches Graphene-based Face Masks for Enhanced Anti-viral Performance

Versarien announces the launch of its first Graphene Enhanced Protective Face Mask, which utilizes Polygrene™, Versarien's graphene enhanced polymer...

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Sep 3, 2020 | Industry News

G6 Completes R&D Project to Develop Graphene-based Marine Composites

G6 finalizes the research and development project to develop graphene-based composite materials for marine vessel applications with a partner. The Partner has accepted G6’s final research report and...

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