Composites

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Process for Producing Polymers with Improved Melt Flow Characteristics

 

This technology simplifies manufacturing processes for plastics while also improving melt flow characteristics of polymers. It is a method for inexpensive...

Transpiration Cooling for Structural Polymer Materials

 

Researchers from the Beckman institute at the University of Illinois are developing a system for cooling structural materials inspired on nature's transpiration....

Self-Healing Thermoplastic Elastomer

Dr. Jeff Moore from the University of Illinois has developed a self-healing thermoplastic elastomer based on the common commercial epoxy CTBN. The self-healing properties...

Rapid, predictable curing of composites

 

Professors Jeffrey Moore, Nancy Sotos, and Scott White from the University of Illinois has developed a novel method to create composites that allows for much easier...