Uniprene(reg) 7010 Series thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) elastomers have been formulated with ingredients that conform to 21 CFR for medical and food contact uses. The elastomers reduce or eliminate pre-drying requirements because they absorb lower levels of moisture. In addition they can be colored because they exhibit less yellowness in natural, or uncolored, form.
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Engineers at Fuel Cell Energy have found a way to take advantage of a side reaction, unique to their carbonate fuel cell that has nothing to do with energy production, as a potential, cost-effective solution to capturing carbon from fossil fuel power plants.
This is part one of an article discussing the University of Washington’s nationally ranked FSAE electric car (eCar) and combustible car (cCar). Stay tuned for part two, tomorrow, which will discuss the four unique PCBs used in both the eCar and cCars.
Researchers working with additive manufacturing have said multimaterial techniques will allow industry “to fabricate materials with combinations of density, strength, and thermal expansion that do not exist [yet].”
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