News tagged with synthetic fibers

Progress Toward Artificial Tissue?

(PhysOrg.com) -- For modern implants and the growth of artificial tissue and organs, it is important to generate materials with characteristics that closely emulate nature.

dateMay 15, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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The new superstrong

In today's market for high performance fibers, used for applications such as bulletproof vests, manufacturers have only four options: Kevlar, Spectra, Dyneema, and Zylon. Made from polymers such as polyethylene, ...

dateJul 11, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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Battling addictions with engineering algorithms

(PhysOrg.com) -- Chemical engineers are responsible for numerous scientific advances, ranging from affordable pharmaceuticals and super-strong synthetic fibers to environmental cleanup and recycling technologies. ...

dateMay 19, 2011 in Engineering
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