Article - 3 Nov 2020
“Microplastics have invaded virtually every crevice on Earth” – a recent headline from a National Geographic article that highlights the global issue of the volume of microplastics in our environment.
Article - 21 Oct 2020
The ultra-specialist use of titanium components, such as in the human body and marine environments, means that titanium alloys must meet very exacting specifications. But, the downside of titanium is...
Article - 8 Oct 2020
UUVs are often left in the sea when their mission is complete or retrieved from the ocean floor at significant expense. An innovative 3D-printable material can be used to make these vehicles...
Article - 30 Sep 2020
Network Rail, the UK’s rail network owner, has partnered with the National Composites Centre (NCC) in Bristol, UK, a world-leading research hub developing state-of-the-art materials and technology, to...
Article - 24 Sep 2020
Lithium-ion batteries have positioned themselves at the forefront of battery energy storage technology for many applications. This disruptive creation will shake up many industries, from consumer...
Article - 25 Aug 2020
General Plastics' EF-4000 series is an open-cell, flexible foam to guarantee that medical workers stay comfortable while wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during the Covid-19 Pandemic.
Article - 21 Aug 2020
In a partnership with three Dutch companies, DSM, Royal HaskoningDHV and CEAD, the city of Rotterdam in the Netherlands has showcased the use of circular FRP composites in the world's first 3D-printed...
Article - 29 Jun 2020
Increasing power demands and environmental concerns leave lithium-sulfur batteries a promising prospect for the future of energy. OXIS Energy is one of a handful of companies that stand poised to...
Article - 9 Jun 2020
Lindblad Expeditions has recently announced the launch of its first self-disinfecting fleet in the cruise industry.
Article - 26 May 2020
To address ocean plastic waste, a research group at Cornell has developed high-strength synthetic polymers called isotactic polypropylene oxide (iPPO).