Article - 22 May 2003
Chemical, physical and thermal properties are provided for polyaramid polymetaphenylene isophthalamide, also known as Nomex. Applications and availabel forms are also detailed.
Article - 30 Jun 2021
Researchers at MIT have developed 'smart' digital fiber capable of sensing, storing, and processing data while incorporated into traditional fabrics. This advancement could dramatically expand the...
Article - 11 Feb 2015
Amulya Das, Director of Business Development at Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc., talks to AZoM about their robotic protective clothing; ARMATEX® SBN 13-602 ROBOTEX, and other traditional protective...
Article - 12 Jul 2004
d3o is a unique material made of intelligent molecules. They flow with you when you move but on shock lock together to protect you, returning to their original state when the impact is over. Posted...
Article - 26 Jun 2002
Researchers have developed a high thermal conductivity graphite foam designed for use in protective clothing such as flight suits and race car overalls. The material can potentially remove heat from...
Article - 21 Dec 2022
A Virginia, United States-based clean technology startup is applying its unique hydrothermal processing technology to treat previously hard-to-recycle textiles made out of blends of polyester and...
Article - 30 May 2010
Niton XRF analyzers are designed to quickly and reliably provide accurate metals analysis, and have become the worldwide standard for identifying and quantifying lead, cadmium and other toxic heavy...
Article - 28 Sep 2004
Hyosung have intoduced Zenio, a cloth based on their nylon 66 yarn. Possible applications for their materials are mentioned. Posted July 27 2004
Article - 26 Jul 2004
Sandia have developed a prototype gauntlet to protect soldiers arms during combat. The shoulder length gauntlets utilise kevlar and carbon composites to protect the wearer against heat and impact....
Article - 12 Nov 2003
These novel materials combine the properties of semiconductors with the processing characteristics of polymers. Applications of these materials range from displays to packaging to clothing to optical...