Mito Material Solutions cuts ribbon on new facility in Indianapolis

The graphene additive developer, which serves sporting goods and other composites markets, grows its capabilities with a new facility that includes in-house R&D and testing space.

Hannah Mason
Technical Editor, CompositesWorld


Auburn University make strides in advancing bio-based polymers and fibers for 3D-printed home construction

Interdisciplinary project utilizes biomaterial waste for sustainable composites development to produce resilient buildings with a low carbon footprint.
#biomaterials #sustainability #trends


Avio Commerciale S.r.l., Nano-Tech to expand nano-engineered prepregs, resins to new markets

The strategic partnership aims to introduce Nano-Tech R&D and production capabilities to new customers and provide tailor-made customer solutions.


Grafen AB introduces graphene-coated textiles

The G-Heatex series uses graphene flakes to entirely impregnate textiles for uniform electrical resistance properties. It is available for a range of textile substrate types.


B9Creations' 3D printer uses Mechnano's nanomaterials

This partnership brings together B9Creations’ B9 Core Series 3D printers and Mechnano’s nanomaterials functionalized with carbon nanotubes, which improve impact, tear resistance and tensile performance.

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The key to CNTs: Functionalization

An emerging supply base is integrating carbon nanotubes into commercial products that enable composites manufacturers to optimize part performance.
#marketing #sustainability #adhesives

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CNT-enhanced carbon fiber strengthens mountain bike team's race wheels

NAWA’s vertically aligned carbon nanotube technology enhances shock resistance, increases strength for Santa Cruz team’s mountain bike wheels.


Carbon nanotubes functionalize PP, HDPE structures

Using carbon nanotubes, polypropylene, high-density polyethylene and 3D printing, researchers develop a composite with energy absorption superior to that of aluminum.


Nanocyl SA, ChemSpec NA enter into distribution agreement

The distribution agreement involves the promotion and distribution of Nanocyl’s multiwall carbon nanotube (MWCNT) products.


HX5 thermoplastic nanocomposite presents an alternative to aluminum for space applications

Alpine Advanced Materials’ HX5 demonstrated retention of 96% mechanical performance with exposure to five million rads of gamma radiation.   
#trends #nextgenaerospace #space


Applied Graphene Materials signs distribution agreement with Dichem Polymers SA

Dichem Polymers will distribute AGM’s graphene dispersion products to the Greek coatings and polymers markets.


OCSiAl upgrades REACH registration for single wall carbon nanotubes

The supplier says it is now able to commercialize up to 100 metric tonnes of its TUBALL graphene nanotubes per year in Europe.



CAMX 2021 exhibit preview: Mito Material Solutions

Mito Materials unveils graphene-enhanced composite skis, the first application of its graphene-based additive technology.


Graphene-enhanced prepreg launched for lightning strike protection

Haydale's range of graphene-enhanced prepreg materials utilize functionalized nanomaterials to improve the electrical conductivity in aerospace applications.
#airbus #windblades #uas