LA’s SoFi Stadium sets a new standard with massive roof and video display

January 1st, 2021

The 46 lower mesh panels were partially printed with graphics prior to cutting and welding, which required that the graphics align vertically across welded seams and horizontally across the aluminum frame members. Photo: Celina Tent. Featuring the world’s largest cable net roof and the world’s largest LED content playback system, SoFi Stadium, the new home […]

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Matthew Dickerson: Daring to succeed

January 1st, 2021

A 6-by-4-inch yellow paint chip sits in a shadow box on the office wall of Matthew Dickerson, president and CEO of Tenshon, a shade sail manufacturer in Mesa, Ariz. More than a conversation starter, it symbolizes one of the most profound moments—and failures—of Dickerson’s career. Low on funds and barely two years into getting the […]

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Smart glove designed to treat rheumatoid arthritis

January 1st, 2021

A therapeutic glove for rheumatoid arthritis patients is designed to alleviate pain and address the problem of deformation of the fingers. Developed by Dr. Gozde Goncu Berk, assistant professor at the University of California, Davis, the glove delivers electrical nerve stimulation through the skin via the embroidered e-textile electrodes and transmission lines created through integration […]

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BRM offers woven thermoplastic structures

January 1st, 2021

Bally Ribbon Mills (BRM), producer of specialized engineered woven fabrics, has launched a line of advanced textile products to increase part functionality and utility. TPCM™ thermoplastic composite materials are 2D- or 3D-woven thermoplastic structures for incorporation into composite parts produced within varied molding processes. The materials offer lighter weight, specific strength, durability, stability, abrasion resistance […]

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