Article - 10 Mar 2016
For a truly non-destructive characterization of nanostructures, small angle X-ray scattering (SAXS) is an ideal method, and it can be performed to compliment other methods, e.g. atomic force...
Article - 6 Oct 2005
Researchers at Queen Mary, University of London and the Universite Paris Sud have used Accelrys' density functional theory (DFT) code CASTEP to study the formation of clay-polymer nanocomposite...
Article - 12 Oct 2008
Clays have been used as low cost fillers and extenders, at the 20-30 weight percent (wt%) level since Adam was a lad. These phase separated microcomposites offered improved rigidity but less strength,...
Article - 27 Jun 2005
The area of nanocomposites comprises the nanomaterials and processing methods that are used to disperse nanoparticles in ceramics, metals or plastics. Different types of nanocomposites, framework...
News - 5 Apr 2012
Research and Markets has included a new book titled ‘In-situ Synthesis of Polymer Nanocomposites’ to its catalogue.
John Wiley and Sons’ new book helps readers to understand the...
News - 18 Aug 2012
Research and Markets has included a new book titled ‘Characterization Techniques for Polymer Nanocomposites. Polymer Nano-, Micro- and Macrocomposites’ to its catalogue.
John Wiley and...
Article - 2 Oct 2018
In this article, we look at the two types of composites, nano-polymer clays and glass fibers, their properties and the applications that they are used in.
Article - 21 Nov 2003
POlyOne and Nanocor have enetered into a strategic alliance to manufacture and market nanoclays and nanoclay based polymer composites. The properties that can benefit from nanoclay additions are...
News - 25 Jun 2012
The US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTA) has permitted materials science company, NaturalNano, a patent to safeguard the process for employing the company’s patented Halloysite Nanotubes...
News - 8 Jul 2011
Materials scientists from the University of Maryland (UMD) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated that a nanocomposite material provides more fire protection...