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Carbon fibre technology to treat broken bones gets funding

Carbon fibre technology to treat broken bones gets funding

A University of Arizona professor has invented a flexible carbon fibre fabric designed to be inserted inside and around a…
Lightweight, Recyclable Composite Material Developed for Injection Moulded Components

Lightweight, Recyclable Composite Material Developed for Injection Moulded Components

Fraunhofer IWM, MicroTribology Centrum µTC, together with the Freiburg Materials Research Centre and the polyolefin manufacturer LyondellBasell, have now produced…
Teijin Creates Foldable Composite Structure

Teijin Creates Foldable Composite Structure

The composite-structure design, development, prototype and evaluation unit over at Teijin has announced they have developed a new foldable fibre-reinforced…
NASA Creates First Ever Carbon Nanotube Telescope Mirrors

NASA Creates First Ever Carbon Nanotube Telescope Mirrors

A lightweight telescope that a team of NASA scientists and engineers is developing could become the first to carry a…
OAS to Develop Surface Treatments From Recycled Carbon Fibre

OAS to Develop Surface Treatments From Recycled Carbon Fibre

Oxford Advanced Surfaces has been awarded a £233,000 grant by Innovate UK to develop surface treatments that can be used…
Lasers May Hold the Key to Composite Bonding

Lasers May Hold the Key to Composite Bonding

Joining carbon fibre composites to aluminium and other multi-material high-end products could become less expensive and the joints more robust…
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