Stealth enclosures for covert operations

Stealth technology is designed to prevent sonar and radar detection systems from identifying an object

Fast curing clear adhesive for plastics and metals

Suitable for bonding plastics or other materials, including most metals, thermoplastics and composite substrates

Comparison of performance benefits of thermal insulation materials

SEW3 app highlights the best product mix to customers, whether that requirement is for single insulation or by marrying together multiple insulations in composite systems

Carbon flax hybrid solutions

Composites Evolution has developed a range of carbon flax hybrid materials offering a lower cost alternative to carbon fibre

Through thick and thin

Oliver Ridd discusses coating technologies, their applications and performance benefits

Localising a surface solution

The application potential and benefits of selective, brush plating for aerospace applications. By Derek Vanek

Rare earth metal foils

Applications for rare earth metal foils include their use in aerospace technology, electronics, electromagnetic shielding, x-ray technology

Laser reflecting ceramics

Morgan Advanced Materials expands capabilities in producing standard and customised high reflectance ceramic cavities in laser reflectors

Clinging on

Ben Dempster and Jennifer Unsworth reveal how natural materials such as limpet teeth continue to inspire high-tech innovation

Liberating graphene and graphite

Industrial scale production of functionalised graphitic carbon nanomaterials

PZT materials withstand deep sea pressures

A pressure of 27,000psi (1,862bar) was applied to each ceramic type - equivalent to a depth of 18,500m underwater

On the surface of polymers

Differences between polymers and other engineering materials create technical challenges in a production environment

Designing for the ‘circular’ economy

Plastics Recycling Expo takes place in Telford, UK, next week

Graphene: unlocking the solar potential

Paul Boughton looks at a project to explore the potential of the ‘wonder material’ graphene in the development of photovoltaic cells

3D engineered super insulation solution

Provides insulation performance up to five times better than that of conventional insulators, says Morgan Advanced Materials

Semi-conductor platform wins award

SmartKem's Tru-Flex solution wins Innovative Product of the Year at the ESTnet Awards 2015



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