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The project is exploring how graphene which is just one atom thick and a million times thinner than human hair, could be used to create lighter, stronger, safer and more energy-efficient vehicles revolutionising the...
Published on: January 22, 2018
The project aims to: develop polymeric composites which can withstand high temperatures and humid environment at long-term exposure by using graphene as diffusion barrier; at least 20% weight reduction in aircraft at the system level; Improve nano-safety...
Published on: June 13, 2017
Carbon nanotubes are small hollow tubes with diameters of 0.7 to 50 nanometers and lengths generally in the tens of microns. While ultra-small, carbon nanotubes offer big-time attributes. For instance, materials can be manufactured that exhibit superior...
Published on: May 26, 2017
Demand for Revolution Fibres’ Xantu.Layr, a nanofibre composite reinforcement veil, has increased as a result of extensive research and development conducted in 2016 which helped to further validate Xantu.Layr’s...
Published on: February 14, 2017
The newest Airbus and Boeing passenger jets flying today are made primarily from advanced composite materials such as carbon fiber reinforced plastic — extremely light, durable materials that reduce the overall weight of the plane by as much as 20 percent...
Published on: August 30, 2016
These grant funded projects are: 1. The development of electrically conductive graphene enhanced adhesives for aircraft structures. The ability to conduct electricity throughout a composite aircraft fuselage, including bonded joints which are normally...
Published on: February 24, 2016
This 52 g/m2 material – the world's first thin ply quartz fibre prepreg – made its debut in the RM 27-02 Rafael Nadal watch.NTPT developed the prepreg in close collaboration with Saint-Gobain Quartz, which supplied its Quartzel fused quartz fibre...
Published on: February 9, 2016
This will be achieved by developing the next generation of graphene-reinforced nano-intermediate that can be used in existing high-throughput plastic component production processes. Graphene reinforced polymers have been demonstrated at lab scale in both...
Published on: February 10, 2012