Viritech and Haydale pursue new functionalized materials for Type V composite vessels for hydrogen storage

Goal is considerable weight savings via lightweight, impermeable pressure vessels without a liner, further advance in Graph-Pro structural storage tanks with integrated fixation.

Ginger Gardiner
Senior Technical Editor, CompositesWorld


JEC World 2023 exhibit preview: Mito Materials Solutions

At the Startup Hub, Mito is availabile to discuss its ready-to-pour graphene resin options, customer applications and solutions for taking graphene from the lab to the real world.


Universal Matter acquires main operating business of Applied Graphene Materials

UMI aims to combine its graphene capabilities with AGM’s dispersion technologies to accelerate the growth of graphene-based solutions.


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.

Additive Manufacturing

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.
#sustainability #workforcedevelopment #biomaterials

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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.
#adhesives #sustainability #windblades

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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.

Additive Manufacturing

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.


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 #wingoftomorrow #space



Mag7 Technologies offers advance licensing for graphene CMC technology

The company’s process produces graphene-enhanced ceramic precursor for use in ceramic matrix composite (CMC) applications.


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 #wingoftomorrow