News - 18 May 2004
Westcrowns, Inc., an innovative leader in structural glass glazing systems and a member of the Westcrowns Group, has developed a new Pilkington Profilit(TM) translucent linear structural glazing...
News - 20 Feb 2014
To meet ever-stricter energy regulations, designers are faced with compromises and trade-offs affecting building enclosure design. In a free webinar this month, Dow Corning’s Stanley Yee will...
News - 28 Feb 2008
A research team of the University of Granada has managed to produce the most useful material to date to eliminate pollutants such as benzene, toluene and xylene, organic solvents widely used in the...
News - 17 Sep 2019
At K 2019, BASF will present its innovative, super-slim high-performance insulation materials - SLENTITE® and SLENTEX® - for the new applications. They are a new generation of energy-efficient...
News - 24 Feb 2016
A team of researchers from the University of California Santa Cruz and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) recently announced the first instance of ultrafast 3D-printed graphene...
News - 20 Jun 2014
Imagine a material with the same weight and density as aerogel -- a material so light it's called 'frozen smoke' -- but with 10,000 times more stiffness. This material could have a...
News - 9 Nov 2016
Solar cells made of the highly popular and inexpensive perovskite material can use a new method to sandwich two forms of perovskites into one photovoltaic cell, and generate electricity from sunlight...
News - 7 Apr 2015
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Researchers from the Case Western Reserve University and the University of North Texas have created a metal-free bifunctional electrocatalyst that could...
News - 10 Jun 2019
For polar bears, the insulation provided by their fat, skin, and fur is a matter of survival in the frigid Arctic. For engineers, polar bear hair is a dream template for synthetic materials that might...
Article - 28 May 2020
Just adding layers to heat sources doesn't make for good industrial insulation, the right materials and size must be selected to minimize heat loss.