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02/10/2018

New materials could make future vehicles more comfortable

Scientists from Surrey joined forces with Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and the University of California to develop a material that has high stiffness and damping. The material, that is as stiff as metal but flexible enough to withstand strong vibrations, could transform the car manufacturing industry, the scientists say.

The team achieved this near impossible combination by ...
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02/11/2018

Lighter landings

Aircraft landing gear has historically been manufactured with the same kinds of materials due to high safety records. Now, a UK project will use composites to reduce their weight by nearly a third, whilst also retaining their strength.

A two-year, £28m project titled ‘Large Landing Gear of the Future’ will see Aluminium Matrix Composites (AMC) manufacturer, Alvant, team up with ...
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16/04/2018

’Everything-repellent’

A materials science researcher at the University of Michigan has demonstrated a smooth, durable, clear coating that repels just about every known liquid, an advance that could grime-proof phone ...  Watch Video

Copper as a medical material

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognised copper as the world’s leading ...  Read Blog Entry

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