Article - 8 May 2001
Component materials for thermosetting composites are described. Reinforcement materials include glass, carbon, aramid and other fibres, while matrix include polyester, epoxy, vinyl ester and...
Article - 17 Sep 2001
Electroactive polymers (EAPs) are those, which respond to external electrical stimulation by displaying a significant shape or size displacement. They have shown promise to mimic the movements of...
Article - 30 Apr 2009
A study was carried out on the preparation and characterization of polyacrylonitrile (PAN) combined with two silica support types, its catalytic activity being evaluated in the oxidative...
Article - 4 May 2001
Thermoplastic. Good hardness for a plastic accompained by good toughness. Good processability. Poor solvent and fatigue resistance. Advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed.
Article - 10 Apr 2007
Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. manufactures a complete line of high performance, high temperature resistant textiles that include cloth, rope, tape, and sleevings.
Wen-Fang Hwang from Spirit Aerosystems reveals how the use of carbon nanotube based precursors will be used to create the next generation of carbon fibre materials. These materials have elastic moduli...
News - 14 Jun 2012
GBI Research, a provider of business intelligence reports, has released a new report titled, “Acrylonitrile Global Market to 2020– Household appliances and Electronics Sector to Drive...
News - 23 Jul 2015
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a breakthrough method to enhance strength and modulus of carbon fibers. This new technique is based on an advanced method for spinning...
News - 17 Feb 2011
European Precursor GmbH (EPG), a joint venture between SGL Group - The Carbon Company and Lenzing Group, received a Euro 1.5 million grant from the "Bavaria FIT" program under the Bavarian...
Article - 9 Jul 2018
The worldwide demand for the Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) among composite materials is estimated to grow in weight-sensitive products because of its excellent mechanical properties per its...