Friday, July 19, 2019

‘Metallic Wood’ Has Strength of Titanium, Density of Water

A cross-institutional research team has designed a unique porous structure they call “metallic wood” because of its high strength-to-weight ratio. Researchers are constantly seeking materials...

Suntuf Corrugated Polycarbonate Sheet | Interstate Plastics

Interstate Plastics now offers Suntuf®, a corrugated polycarbonate sheet for commercial and residential outdoor spaces including garden greenhouses, warehouses, storage buildings, decks, pergola covers,...

Solvay’s Solef® PVDF optimizes new ultrafiltration membranes

Solvay announced that Scinor Beijing Membrane Technology chose Solef® PVDF to optimize its TIPS membrane technology. TIPS – for Thermally Infused Phase Separation –...

Print out solar panels and stick them on your roof

Australia's first commercial installation of printed solar cells, made using specialized semiconducting inks and printed using a conventional reel-to-reel printer, has been installed on...

Dubai mandates that all new buildings be 25% 3D printed by...

According to the World Economic Forum, Dubai wants 25% of every new building to be 3D printed within the next seven years. The Dubai...

Styrene and PVC for Signage Applications | Interstate Plastics

Interstate Plastics carries a wide range of signage, display, and printing materials for indoor and outdoor applications, including point of purchase (POP) displays, direct...

Architect illuminates the future of built environments

Blaine Brownell is more than an architect and a professor at the University of Minnesota: he’s a researcher of emerging materials. For those not...

Tethers Unlimited wins NASA grant to work on future FabLab for...

Bothell, Wash.-based Tethers Unlimited is getting a shot at helping to create an advanced fabrication facility that could manufacture and recycle 3-D printed items...

Actuation Gives New Dimensions to an Old Material

One of the oldest, most versatile and inexpensive materials — paper — seemingly springs to life, bending, folding or flattening itself, by means of...

Thermal insulation composite system with integrated photovoltaics

The future of the building envelope is the focus of the four-year-old cooperation between DAW SE and the OPVIUS GmbH company. An ambitious sustainability...
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