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Content tagged with Materials & Assembly posted in March 2012
Biofuels Could Replace Fossil Fuels in the Shipping Sector
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3/30/2012  33 comments
A European study concludes that biofuels could provide economically and technically viable alternatives to marine fuels based on fossils.
Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives Dress Wounds
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3/26/2012  11 comments
The pressure-sensitive adhesives traditionally used in food applications can also be employed in wound dressings that stick to the skin.
Composites Boost Vega Satellite Launcher
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3/22/2012  15 comments
The European Space Agency's new Vega satellite launcher incorporates carbon-fiber composites to increase strength while maintaining its small size.
Iron Nanospheres Turn Plants Into Plastics
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3/20/2012  24 comments
A new type of catalyst made of iron nanoparticles efficiently converts non-food plant waste into the building blocks of plastics, medicines, and paint.
iPhone App Accesses Braze Alloy Data
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3/19/2012  10 comments
The Wesgo Metals app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch helps engineers evaluate braze alloys by including the forms in which a given alloy is available, along with that alloy's mechanical properties.
Bioplastics Become Cost Competitive
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3/14/2012  13 comments
Renewably sourced engineering-grade plastics are getting stronger, more durable, and more plentiful.
Composites Strengthen Wind Turbine Blades
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3/12/2012  27 comments
Bayer MaterialScience introduced biobased polyurethane materials and a new process that may lead to stronger blades and lighter root rings in wind turbines.
Body Armor Inspired by Piranha-Proof Scales
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3/8/2012  37 comments
A fish scale architecture impervious to piranha teeth could be imitated to produce composites with a hard ceramic surface for body armor or prosthetic devices.
EPA Finalizes PVC Production Emissions Standard
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3/7/2012  19 comments
The EPA's final version of its standards governing emissions from facilities that produce polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and copolymers is more stringent than previous regulations.
Multifunction Coatings Apply Harsh Environment Protection
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3/5/2012  18 comments
As operating conditions get tougher, coatings manufacturers are combining functions to make them more durable.
Wearable Fabric Could Power Your iPhone
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3/1/2012  30 comments
A lightweight, flexible fabric could use body heat to power devices like iPods or iPhones.




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