News - 1 Dec 2012
Turning lignin, a plant's structural "glue" and a byproduct of the paper and pulp industry, into something considerably more valuable is driving a research effort headed by Amit Naskar...
News - 31 Jul 2011
Ceramic Gas Products, part of the Mantec Group's Technical Ceramics Division, has just announced its very first independent order in India. Anchor Sanitaryware, one of India's leading brands...
News - 13 Jan 2011
Arkansas-based NanoMech, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Canadian Nano Technologies, LLC (Canano).
Canano provides custom engineered nanopowders designed to solve unique problems, adding...
News - 26 Oct 2010
Webasto's electrically-operated panorama tilt/slide sunroof, which Volkswagen and Audi employ in various Polo and Audi A1 models, creates an impressive open-air feeling inside the vehicle. Its...
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...
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. Spider silk, diamond, graphene, and nanotubes have all been proved to be stronger than...
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...
Article - 3 May 2011
In the brick and ceramics industries, fuel cost is a major component of operations cost. Operators of tunnel kilns can cut down operating costs by using EMISSHIELD high emissivity ceramic coatings.