Passengers have to deal with noise while flying in an airplane or helicopter. Researchers from North Carolina State University and MIT have partnered together to create a membrane which can be added into the aircraft structure to significantly decrease low-frequency noise that enters the cabin.
Albright Technologies, a leading provider of silicone prototyping and low-volume production molding solutions, announced today a restructuring of its organization following a comprehensive evaluation of its workforce. The restructuring will pose the company to be better suited to the needs of the current silicone molding market.
Scientists from Washington State University (WSU) claim that the common prickly lettuce demonstrates potential as a raw material for producing rubber. The prickly lettuce is a common weed and is a wild relative of cultivated lettuce.
Trinseo, a global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex and rubber, formerly known as Styron, will make its debut today at MD&M West 2015 in Booth #824 Hall E at the Anaheim Convention Center from February 10-12, 2015.
HEXPOL Compounding, a leading global provider of elastomer compounds, is dramatically increasing its silicone processing capabilities. The company now provides full-service, dedicated silicone resources and recipe development.
Healthcare OEMs and fabricators are constantly looking for advanced and versatile material technologies to address increasing medical expenses, rising demand for both complicated and disposable medical devices, and the requirements of rigorous healthcare standards. Dow Corning says that these converging trends are the growth drivers for its extensive range of high-performance liquid silicone rubber (LSR) solutions.
Scientists from the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) of MIT have designed a soft robotic arm capable of slithering through pipe-like structures similar to a snake. The arm design is similar to that of octopus tentacles.
HEXPOL has acquired the business of Kardoes Rubber Co. from the founder Mr. Frank Kardoes and his family. Frank Kardoes started Kardoes Rubber in 1988 and Kardoes is today a well-known Rubber Compounder in the US market.
Dow Corning, a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, announced today that its TPSiV® 4000 and TPSiV® 4200 Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPEs) have been shown to be safe for skin contact applications in two independent medical test protocols.
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Spray Polyurea Elastomer (SPUA) Industry Report 2014" report to their offering.