News - 8 Jul 2011
A team of materials scientists from the University of Maryland (UMD) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have shown that a nanocomposite material provides more fire...
Article - 8 Jun 2018
Rheology modifiers are common additives in a wide range of products and industries. The scientists use them to obtain desired product properties, from thickness of a cream or better pouring properties...
Article - 4 Jul 2017
As society advances, there is an increasing demand to solve the worsening issues surrounding energy depletion and environmental pollution.
Article - 6 Jun 2002
Pyrophyllite is soft ceramic material. Its softness allows it to be machines using conventional machining techniques and tools. Applications include machined ceramics for insulators and in tile and...
News - 11 Sep 2006
Clay may make a good modeling toy, but it presents challenges for engineers. Clay likes to swell and clay likes to shrink, challenging engineers to build structures on the equivalent of shifting...
News - 17 Feb 2022
A nanomaterials-engineered penetrating sealer developed by Washington State University researchers is able to better protect concrete from moisture and salt – the two most damaging factors in...
News - 23 Mar 2022
In an article recently published in the journal ACS Applied Polymer Materials, researchers discussed the preparation of ultra-stiff 3D-printed molds with ultraviolet (UV)-curable and low-viscosity...
News - 11 Dec 2014
Scientists at University College London (UCL) have used supercomputer simulations to develop a ‘virtual lab’ for designing new nanocomposite materials. James Suter, Peter Coveney and...
News - 23 Mar 2009
Future growth is expected in global demand for PVC, particularly in Asia, India and Latin America according to Jon Nash, Strategic Research Director at Applied Market Information. Construction...
News - 5 Dec 2022
Despite the many benefits, metallic Zn anode still faces several problems, such as the development of Zn dendrites and adverse reactions (hydrogen evolution, Zn corrosion, and passivation).