News - 30 Sep 2010
One of the most popular methods of covering surfaces with nanoparticles is the Layer-by-Layer method (LbL) known since 1997.
According to this method, a substrate is covered with subsequent layers...
News - 17 Jun 2010
SABIC Innovative Plastics today announced new scratch and abrasion evaluation capabilities - including new methods and processes - to differentiate, measure, test and prevent surface damage to...
Article - 26 May 2017
This article discusses the influence of indenter tip radius on the scratch resistance of an automotive clearcoat.
News - 10 Dec 2007
MIT engineers have designed the first simple process for manufacturing materials that strongly repel oils. The material, which can be applied as a flexible surface coating, could have applications in...
Article - 25 Nov 2013
Materials scientists are constantly working at developing stronger and better materials for various industries.
News - 5 Jan 2007
Goodyear Engineered Products has introduced a comprehensive line of polyurethane timing belts for a wide range of applications, including linear motion, product conveyance and power...
News - 10 Apr 2006
A bacterium that lives in rivers, streams and human aqueducts uses nature's strongest glue to stay in one place, according to new research by Indiana University Bloomington and Brown University...
News - 8 Apr 2004
China is the world's largest steel producer. Its economic explosion demands more, and the country is bidding up the world price of this essential ingredient.
The number two through 10...
Article - 26 Mar 2001
Production of polyurethanes is examined including the production of items such as foams, moulded foams, continuous slabstock, rigid foams, thermoplastic PUs in addition to the health and safety...
News - 5 Apr 2019
Most techniques to prevent frost and ice formation on surfaces rely heavily on heating or liquid chemicals that need to be repeatedly reapplied because they easily wash away. Even advanced anti-icing...