Tag: "biocomposites" at biology news
Biocomposites put the plant into the auto plant - and more
... new method of processing natural fibers to create biocomposites
identified as bio-composite stampable sheet processing - sort of a fiber-based sheet metal that can be used to fabricate future generations of composites for automotive, building and consumer goods applications. Environmentally friendly "green" biode...
Nature designs hard and tough materials at the nanoscale
...cal nanometer size at which the particles found in biocomposites
become insensitive to flaws: They maintain strengt...f proteins and biominerals. While the stiffness of biocomposites
is similar to that of the mineral, their fracture energy can be several orders of magnitude higher t...
University of Toronto professor turns hemp into auto parts
...hemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, creates biocomposites
from processed plant fibres. His latest research, ...ulp and paper sludge, researchers can create tough biocomposites
that are completely biodegradable. Finally, using a combination of heat and pressure, they compresse...