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2014-05-15 16:22:44

New experimental polymers could deliver cheaper, lighter, stronger and recyclable materials ideal for electronics, aerospace, airline and automotive industries SAN JOSE, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists from IBM Research (NYSE: IBM) have successfully discovered a new class of polymer materials that can potentially transform manufacturing and fabrication in the fields of transportation, aerospace, and microelectronics. Through the unique approach of combining high...

2014-05-14 23:09:27

After three years of research and development, Bioserie is launching today a line of bioplastic baby toys that are completely free of oil-based chemicals. Hong Kong (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 The latest scientific research suggests there are a lot of good reasons to think carefully about how plastics are used in our daily lives. A single piece of plastic may contain five to thirty chemical additives which are used to change its quality and performance. Oil-based chemicals and additives such as...

2014-05-14 16:23:17

DUBLIN, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d2hnp4/polyvinyl) has announced the addition of the "Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Market by Raw Material, Polymerization Process, Product, End User Industry, Type of Application, & Geography - Trends and Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The global polyvinyl chloride market has been witnessing significant growth in recent years....

2014-05-14 08:25:26

LONDON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Introducing TUBALL(R) OCSiAl: carbon nanotube modifier that enhances a broad range of materials' performance OCSiAl [http://www.ocsial.com ], an international technology firm headquartered in Luxembourg with manufacturing operations in Novosibirsk, Russia, today unveiled a breakthrough technology for the production of single wall carbon nanotubes ('SWCNTs'), which enables large-scale, commercial production of SWCNT for the first...

2014-05-14 08:25:03

BEIJING, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fuwei Films (Holdings) Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: FFHL, "Fuwei" or the "Company"), a manufacturer and distributor of high-quality BOPET plastic films in China, today announced the Company received a notification from its new shareholder, Shandong Fuhua Investment Company Limited, ("Shandong Fuhua") with respect to an ownership transfer from Weifang City State-Owned Assets Operation Administration Company (the "Administration Company") to Shandong Fuhua of...

Researchers Create Softening, Shape-Changing Implanted Devices
2014-05-14 06:40:24

[ Watch the Video: Adaptive Organic Transistors For Implantable Electronics ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from The University of Texas at Dallas and the University of Tokyo have created a biologically adaptive, flexible device that becomes soft when implanted inside the human body, allowing it to grip 3-D objects such as large tissues, nerves and blood vessels. The research is one of the first demonstrations of transistors that can change...

2014-05-13 23:05:46

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Chloroprene Rubber markets. Global market for Chloroprene Rubber is projected to exceed 300 thousand metric tons by the year 2020, driven by the rising demand from end-use applications specifically those related to automobile, industrial rubber goods, and adhesives. San Jose, California (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Chloroprene rubber is one of the widely used grades of rubber. Chloroprene rubber or...

2014-05-13 12:31:08

LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Coatings for Medical Devices Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/coatings_medical_devices.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Coatings for Medical Devices in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Active Coatings, Protective Coatings, Optical Coatings, and Nanotechnology Coatings. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics...

2014-05-13 12:28:28

LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Polypropylene Foams Market by Application (Automotive, Packaging, Consumer Products & Others), by Type (Expanded Polypropylene Foams and Extruded Polypropylene Foams) & Geography - Trends and Forecasts to...

2014-05-13 08:31:11

DUBLIN, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sppx73/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Carbon Nanotube (CNT) Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Carbon Nanotube (CNT) Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Carbon Nanotube (CNT) industry with a focus on the Chinese...


Latest Materials science Reference Libraries

Computational Materials Science
2012-06-04 15:42:56

Computational Materials Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1992 and published monthly by Elsevier. As of June 2012, the editors-in-chief are H. Dreysse and S. Schmauder. The journal’ focus is on existing and new advanced materials and their applications. Coverage encompasses experimental research, in concert with computational modeling of materials properties and materials phenomena. Article topics also discuss synthesis, materials characterization, materials...

Computational Materials Science
2012-05-18 14:41:46

Computational Materials Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1992 and published monthly by Elsevier. As of May 2012, the editors-in-chief are H. Dreysse and S. Schmauder. The journal focuses on existing and new advanced materials and their applications. Coverage encompasses experimental research, in connection with computational modeling of materials properties and materials phenomena. Article topics also discuss synthesis, materials characterization, materials...

Advanced Functional Materials
2012-05-04 11:02:36

Advanced Functional Materials is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 2001 by Peter Gregory. It is published bimonthly by Wiley-VCH. The journal, however, has been in publication since 1985 under other titles, including Advanced Materials for Optics and Electronics. Advanced Functional Materials is the sister journal to Advanced Materials. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is David Flanagan. The journal covers all topics pertaining to materials science. Topics covered...

Science and Technology of Advanced Materials
2012-05-02 19:20:20

Science and Technology of Advanced Materials is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published bimonthly by the Institute of Physics, which also prints the journal. Prior to 2008, this journal was published by Elsevier. Printed volumes of this journal are, as of 2008, published free of charge by the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) and the Institute of Physics. The journal was established in 2000. The journal covers all aspects of materials science, including theoretical...

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2010-12-03 22:35:03

Kevlar, a trademark of para-aramid synthetic fiber, is related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora. DuPont developed Kevlar in 1965 and was first commercially used in the 1970s as a replacement for steel in racing tires. Its normal form is as a rope or a sheet of fabric that can be used as an ingredient in composite material components. Kevlar is used in bicycle tires, racing sails, and body armor due to its high tensile strength-to-weight ratio. Twaron, produced in 1978, is a...

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