News - 14 Mar 2019
Sicomin is redefining engineered sandwich construction through the introduction of MaxCore. To be launched at JEC World 2019, MaxCore is a new concept of sandwich core particularly suitable for...
News - 17 Jan 2019
Researchers from Columbia University, in partnership with scientists from Harvard, have been successful in developing a chemical process to turn visible light into infrared energy, allowing innocuous...
News - 10 Nov 2017
While attempting to combine the complex mixture of molecules that form the fibers of natural silk, nature is always ahead of human engineering. In spite of best attempts to produce the material,...
News - 22 Aug 2016
Jellyfish skin, squid skin and human skin, have inspired a team of chemists to create materials that change texture or color as response to changes in their surroundings. They suggest that these...
News - 19 Jan 2011
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), an estimated 322,000 deaths globally per year are linked to severe injuries from fire and in many of these cases death could have been avoided with...
Article - 29 May 2015
The fuselage is the principal structure of an aircraft and the part to which all other units attach. It supplies room for the crew, passengers, freight, accessories and other important equipment.
Article - 1 Apr 2013
Man-made honeycomb structures have been built with similar geometry to natural honeycomb composites to ensure minimal weight and material cost.
Article - 9 May 2006
Biologically inspired concepts are rapidly expanding the range of aircraft technology. MORFS combines reinforcements and a soft matrix continuum into a unique composite where structural coupling can...
Article - 23 Jul 2003
A review of the current understanding of adhesion between a synthetic polymer and a second material is presented. The information gives a broad picture of the issues and understanding. How materials...
News - 4 Aug 2016
A highly breathable material with the ability to give protection against biological agents has been created by a group of researchers from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory as part of the...