Article - 27 Jul 2005
Nanomaterials have several potential applications in the automotive industry. These include exhaust catalysts, shock absorbers and coolants. These applications are explored others listed.
Article - 16 Nov 2007
This paper looks at an actuation measurement device for characterization of the electromechanical properties of bucky paper. The main focus is paid to the out-of-plane actuation and allowed...
News - 29 Apr 2011
Simrit has created Reduced Friction by Nanotechnology (RFN), a new sophisticated surface treatment tool for enhancing the performance and service life of seals.
Sealing parts derived from...
News - 11 Jul 2017
Materials Scientists at Rice University are drawing ideas from nature by studying, for instance, the discs in human spines and the skin in ocean-diving fish, to get clues about designing materials...
Article - 27 Nov 2003
Scientists have developed a new class of electrorheological (ER) fluids whose commercialization, into eco-friendly clutches, will provide a significant technological boost for the automotive industry....
News - 24 Mar 2014
KIT researchers have developed microstructured lightweight construction materials of highest stability. Although their density is below that of water, their stability relative to their weight exceeds...
News - 29 Mar 2011
Recently, Pitt scientists have found new self-healing nanogel materials. This research team has presented a novel model setting out the internal functioning of nanogel particles, which can possibly...
News - 8 Jan 2009
Engineering firm behind a radical new wheelchair that uses nanotechnology to improve the lives of the disabled wins another award at the national level.
Lu Papi & Associates topped the swag...
News - 15 Dec 2014
A new method that creates large-area patterns of three-dimensional nanoshapes from metal sheets represents a potential manufacturing system to inexpensively mass produce innovations such as...
News - 8 Jan 2013
Animal cells behave like fluid-filled sponges in response to being mechanically deformed according to new research published today in Nature Materials.
Scientists from the London Centre for...