CFP Ltd are UK based manufacturers and exporters of the FIREPLUG range of intumescent fire protection materials. The range includes intumescent strip, ventilation grills, pipe bandages and canisters,...
Article - 6 Sep 2004
QinetiQ researchers have figured out a way to incorporate silver nanoparticles into fibres that give the resultant material bacteria and fungus resistant properties. Posted August 18 2004
Article - 11 Jun 2003
Researchers at the University of Manchester have successfully synthesised Gecko Tape, an adhesive material that allows the wearer to scale vertical surfaces and walk across ceilings. Posted June 2003
Article - 17 Aug 2006
Manufacturing entire objects from pure silver metal or coating them with silver is prohibitively expensive for consumer items but research has found that impregnating other materials with silver...
Article - 1 Aug 2005
In medical technology, the quality and documentation standards are superior to those implemented in other branches of industry. Manufacturers of medical products have to ensure a uniformly high...
News - 23 Jul 2009
3M today announced that it recently acquired the ACE branded (and related brands) elastic bandage and supports product lines and thermometer product line from BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company). Terms...
News - 16 Oct 2008
Scientists in Israel are reporting the first successful spinning of a key natural protein into strong nano-sized fibers about 1/50,000th the width of a human hair. The advance could lead to a new...
News - 20 Feb 2008
MIT researchers and colleagues have created a waterproof adhesive bandage inspired by gecko lizards that may soon join sutures and staples as a basic operating room tool for patching up surgical...
News - 23 Mar 2007
A bandage that can seal up a pipeline? With the BASF polyisobutene (PIB) product Oppanol®, this is not a dream but already reality. Over the past few years, the Dutch firm Stopaq Europe B.V., a...
News - 16 Aug 2005
Long polymer "bandages," designed so that troops could quickly repair or reinforce bridges to bear the weight of 113-ton military tank transport vehicles, now could be used to quickly and...