All Things Materials

The place to explore all the material world has to offer. Follow our live twitter feed for the very latest from the materials community and watch videos of the coolest technology that is being generated and lead by the materials industry. Read blogs from those in the material community, and listen to podcasts. All here. All materials.

BlogsRSS
03/09/2019

Lack of rare materials could prevent transition to renewable energy

New research claims that, in the race against climate change, the renewable energy industry must embrace the circular economy. Failure to do so will result in a shortage of the rare materials used to ...  Read More

02/09/2019

How to minimise project disruption due to trade instability

The power of human relationships that create interpersonal bonds, whether in a family, friends or business setting, is more important than ever in an increasingly unstable and unpredictable world. ...  Read More

17/06/2019

Why design engineers should consider mechanical stress on materials

It’s unlikely that any design engineer would knowingly develop a product that was unfit for purpose or unable to last. But without close attention to materials selection, this can be the fate of many ...  Read More

PodcastsRSS

Engineer vs. Design Podcast: Joe Graney, Santa Cruz’s mountain bike master maker

The latest instalment from US duo, Engineer vs. Designer. Click the link to listen to lively chat about all things engineer and design related.   Read Podcast

Engineer vs. Design Podcast: Episode 45 Mike Leydet

The latest instalment from US duo, Engineer vs. Designer. Click the link to listen to lively chat about all things engineer and design related.   Read Podcast

Engineer vs. Design Podcast: PlanetPTC Live

The latest instalment from US duo, Engineer vs. Designer. Click the link to listen to lively chat about all things engineer and design related.   Read Podcast

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VideosRSS
16/04/2018

The ‘omniphobic’ material that repels everything

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 ...  Read More

09/04/2018

Liquid-in-liquid 3D printed structures

Scientists from the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a way to 3D print structures composed entirely of liquids. They envision their ...  Read More

30/01/2018

Alloy tested to create foldable wings for supersonic drone

NASA and Boeing have tested a drone that can hit incredible speeds due to a material innovation that allows the wings to dynamically change shape and position based on flight needs.  Read More

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