News - 2 Dec 2021
A new study presented in the journal Coatings has investigated factors affecting bacterial adhesion on prosthetic and orthotic materials, and mitigation solutions.
Bacterial Adhesion on Prosthetic...
News - 30 Apr 2019
A research team at the Higher Technical School of Engineering of the University of Seville has yielded fibers and filaments from highly viscous liquids using technology that is generally employed to...
News - 4 Feb 2016
A new underwater adhesive substance has been developed by UC Santa Barbara’s interdisciplinary group of researchers. This adhesive can be used for a variety of non-biological and biomedical...
News - 18 Apr 2014
On the scale of earth-friendly materials, you'd be hard pressed to find two that are farther apart than polyester (not at all) and cork (very).
In an unexpected twist, however, scientists are...
News - 26 Jun 2012
Researchers at the University of Delaware are studying the potential applications of cork as a core material in composite sandwich structures employed in aircraft, energy and automotive...
News - 21 Sep 2010
TECNALIA, through its Construction Unit, is developing a revolutionary material, which is both innovative and sustainable, to make stoppers for wine bottles. The aim of PLACOTOP project, in which...
News - 15 Mar 2010
Crash-test dummies could soon be facing vehicle collision tests in cars padded with cork rather than traditional materials such as polymer foams or porous aluminium metal, according to Portuguese...
News - 11 Nov 2008
Ferro Corporation's (NYSE: FOE) Engineered Polymer Products (EPP) business has introduced several new products that cut costs or provide enhanced performance to end-use products.
News - 7 Dec 2004
Alcoa announced today that its Alcoa Closure Systems International business has begun commercial production of Vino-Lok, its "glass on glass" closure system for wine bottles that it...