Article - 18 Jun 2018
When ceramic plates emerged as a lightweight alternative to personal body armor and protective vehicle cladding during the 1970’s, consumers began to question the efficiency of steel armor plating.
Article - 14 Jun 2016
There are a range of materials being used in batteries for electric vehicles.
Article - 20 Feb 2015
Performing a variety of gravimetric tests or spending a huge sum of money for the same with a contracted testing laboratory is unavoidable for wastewater professionals in order to comply with...
Article - 9 Dec 2013
Parachutes were initially used by the aviation industry for rescue purposes. Today, parachuting has become a popular recreational activity.
Article - 9 Aug 2013
A fiber-reinforced composite (FRC) is a high-performance composite building material made up of three components - the fibers as the discontinuous or dispersed phase, the matrix as the continuous...
News - 31 Oct 2006
Car engines that consume less energy and can keep running on low oil, lead-free plumbing fixtures, and tanks that are light enough to be airlifted, but are just as rugged as the much heavier...
News - 14 Aug 2006
In a little lab on the campus of Montana State University, John Mandell, Dan Samborsky, and scores of students, have been breaking things to advance the field of wind energy.
News - 4 Mar 2005
A program developed by Russian scientists under support from the International Science and Technology Center (Project 1917) helps to protect spacecraft from orbital debris that rushes at great speed,...
News - 15 Jun 2004
New valve technologies for car engines could make a real difference in terms of fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions. With some expert help from Chinese friends, researchers have breathed new...
News - 14 Mar 2019
At this year’s JEC World, the largest trade fair for composites held from March 12-14, 2019, in Paris, SGL Carbon will focus on smart solutions for the automotive industry. In hall 6 at stand...