15th Jan 2020
Woodward and Hexcel Corporation are merging to create a premier integrated systems provider - Woodward Hexcel - to serve the aerospace and industrial sectors. The combined company will focus on technology-rich innovations to deliver smarter, cleaner, and safer customer solutions. Woodward Hexcel will be headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado.
3rd Dec 2019
First Graphene has unveiled the latest formulations of its PureGraph graphene powders. These are now available in production-scale volumes in standard lateral platelet sizes of 20, 10 and 5 micrometres. These are ideal for wide range of industrial applications, to significantly reduce weight and increase strength, thermal and electrical conductivity.
26th Nov 2019
Toray Industries has produced the world's first porous carbon fibre with a nanosized continuous pore structure. Using this fibre as a support layer could lighten advanced membranes used in greenhouse gas separation and hydrogen production and make them more compact, thereby enhancing performance. The company plans to further develop the new material.
25th Nov 2019
A Texas Tech University material scientist who proved that raw cotton works best to clean spilled oil in 2017, has now successfully turned the idea into a product – Towelie. The product has been used in a real-life situation when there was a minor oil spill in a National Thermal Energy Corporation plant in Vallur on November 2, and found to be...
19th Nov 2019
The Lenzing Group participated in Techtextil 2019 in Mumbai recently. At the show, Lenzing showcased its fibre innovations in industrial product applications for sectors of automotives, agri business and packaging as a specialty industrial brand for the Indian market. Techtextil is India’s leading international trade event for technical textiles.
16th Oct 2019
The Technical University of Munich (TUM), Oerlikon, GE Additive and Linde have joined hands to create an additive manufacturing cluster, a grouping of companies and organisations to conduct research on additive manufacturing technology, in Bavaria. This will help integrate AM into the manufacturing process and enable companies to use the technology.
30th Sep 2019
Fabrics produced by Arville, a technical textiles specialist, are now used in diverse range of high-performance tyres, seals, diaphragms, gaskets, sheeting and flexible fuel tanks, which need an unseen textile matrix imbedded within the rubber. Arville fabrics provide strength to textile reinforced rubber products used in several industries across the...
30th Sep 2019
Tape inserts offer enormous potential for injection moulding parts, according to a research analysis in a major consortial project led by Aachen Centre for Integrative Lightweight Production (AZL), a leading engineering consultant in Germany; and the Institute for Plastics Processing at RWTH Aachen University (IKV), a teaching and research institute.
19th Sep 2019
Increasing penetration in apparel, fashion, separation, catalysis, biomedical, energy and automotive, and more utilisation in the fabrication of products like membranes, photocatalysts and tissue engineering scaffolds will contribute to the market expansion of nano textiles, according to Thomas Ong P S, chief executive officer of Malaysian firm...