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A Sticky Situation: Epoxies and Curatives
Original article date: Nov. 1, 2019 Updated May 11, 2022 Epoxy resins have many applications, including metal coatings, electronics/electrical components, electrical insulators, fiber-reinforced plastic materials and adhesives. Uncured epoxy resins have only poor mechanical, chemical and heat resistance properties. Better … Continued
Super Strong: MIT Researchers Develop a New Type of Lightweight Plastic and a Novel, Plant-Based Composite
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology continue to innovate when it comes to creating new materials. Two different groups of chemical engineers at MIT recently revealed their respective work–– one involving a new type of lightweight, super-strong plastic, and … Continued