Article - 13 Dec 2015
Toray Advanced Composites is a global materials technology company that supports a wide range of applications for engineered composites.
Article - 23 Nov 2010
Recent advancements in the field of nano-technology focused attention on developing materials with new and useful characteristics.
Article - 21 Jun 2004
The Panleplus project has produced a polymeric sandwich panel material based on recycled plastics. It is suited to use in commercial vehicles. Production, benefits and advantages of the lightweight...
Article - 12 Sep 2003
Smart or intelligent packaging is packaging that illicits a response to a stimuli. The concept is described, with applications and examples outlined. While some applications are a little way off,...
Article - 11 Oct 2002
Pressload is a material developed to improve vehicle safety. It was deigned to reduce injury to pedestrians. Pressload uses a specially arranged geometry which provides strength and impact energy...
Article - 20 May 2002
Composites are common place in automotive and aerospace applications, however they have not been exploited in building and construction. LTM provides a technology and advantages that could potentially...
Article - 11 Mar 2002
The unique properties of supercritical fluids have lead to their use in nanomaterial production for applications such as biomaterials, foams, high internal phase emulsions, lithography and metal...
Article - 7 Sep 2001
Electron beam curing is a viable and advantageous alternative to thermal curing for polymer matrix composites. Although it requires special materials it is faster, cheaper, can be used on thicker...
Article - 6 Sep 2001
Greatly improved rigidity for given weight of material. Find uses for trays, cups, boxes, decorative film and tape and the like.
Article - 4 Sep 2001
Rigid parts of low weight possible, i.e. for the same rigidity, a foam of half the density of a solid needs only a 25% greater wall thickness.