The techno-economic performance of plastic recycling technologies is compared and characterized.
The researchers suggest that the technology could lead the way toward robots that can be used to detect drugs, explosives or diseases in the future.
According to its developers, the coating responds to toxic gases in the air, converting them into less toxic substances and trapping them in the fabric.
Inspired by the shape-shifting sea cucumber, engineers developed the phase-shifting material called "magnetoactive solid-liquid phase transitional machine.”
The dual cure adhesive provides a very high cure depth after only a few seconds of exposure to ultraviolet light.
At Photonics West 2023: SABIC to highlight specialized thermoplastics to enable higher-bandwidth, lower-energy data centers
New thermoplastic materials engineered for advanced optical components that support industry trends, such as the migration to co-packaged optics and single-mode fiber optic systems, will be showcased.
The proliferation of mobile devices and electric vehicles has stimulated the development of energy storage technologies such as batteries and supercapacitors with enhanced power and energy density.
The researchers discovered 11 strains of cotton that demonstrated flame-retardant characteristics by burning samples in their native form.
A new rule restricts use of polluting hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in certain products and equipment where more climate friendly alternatives are available.
The ionocaloric refrigeration cycle exploits the large temperature change obtained by melting a “special ice” when put in contact with a specific salt.
An autonomous monitoring solution streamlines the measurement of trace metal cations and anion applications for the water quality industry.
The electronic format provides information on the properties, uses, emergency response, safety and special handling considerations for 58 of the most common compressed gases.
The sustainable aviation fuel would significantly reduce long-haul flight emissions.
AIMPLAS, in conjunction with the U.K.-based firm Bio-Bean who collected spent coffee grounds from U.K. restaurants, obtained polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) from those coffee grounds.
The ETH Zurich team combined conventional robotics and microfluidics, resulting in a device that uses ultrasound and that can be attached to a robotic arm.
The toolkits provide information on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) for both public education and sampling guidance.
The realm of adhesives takes advanced chemistry and application study, to determine which solution provides the right bonding properties, in the optimal delivery system, for the right interval.
The catalyst enables the conversion of renewable materials like trees and corn to the acrylic acid and acrylates used in the making of paints, coatings and superabsorbent polymers.
Because traditional methods for bonding polymers to galvanized steel are typically unsuitable for mass production, oftentimes requiring harsh chemicals or specialized equipment, the team devised a better method.
The new stretchable biocompatible material can reportedly be sprayed on the skin and features an electrical network that senses when the skin is stretched or bent.