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The company delivers substantial improvements in interfacial properties of fiberglass-epoxy composites by coating fabric with carbon nanotubes using its SP1 protein.
Fulcrum SP Materials Ltd introduced its SP1/CNT reinforcement solution for fiberglass and epoxy composites. Using nano-technology and specifically Carbon Nano-Tubes, Fulcrum’s solution increases the toughness of such composites by at least 30% without affecting the overall strength. Fulcrum’s technology enables customers to introduce glass/epoxy composites to much demanding applications, keeping affordable costs.Customers have already deployed successfully Fulcrum’s SP1/CNT reinforcement solutions in the aerospace market, realizing the commercialized scale and advantages of nano-technology in composites.“Our unique SP1/CNT technology, which combines biotech and nano-technology, implemented for mass production in standard textile dyeing machines, enables us to provide our customers with a wide variety of solutions, tailored for their specific needs. We are very satisfied with our customers’ feedback and cooperation in introducing our SP1/CNT complex for their products. We encourage companies to contact us in order to collaborate in working on their specific needs“, said Nimrod Litvak, Fulcrum’s CEO.About Fulcrum SP Materials Ltd:Established in 2007, Fulcrum SP Materials is a nanotechnology company commercializing the use of nanoparticles in the rapidly growing €83 billion composites market. The composites market includes raw materials such as carbon/glass fibers and aramid. Composites are commonly used in industries such as aerospace, construction, transport and marine, wind energy and sports equipment. Fulcrum’s proprietary SP1/CNT technology can improve the performance properties of composites; enabling cost-effective manufacture of stronger and lighter parts. From its headquarters in Israel, Fulcrum is working in close cooperation with a number of leading multinational companies to develop a range of improved and innovative new commercial products for various end-markets.More information: www.fulcrumnano.com